Monday, May 9, 2011

Great Lakes & Upper South in the News: "A modern Midwestern gem unveiled: For years hidden behind a wall of hedges, the Miller House in Columbus, Ind. gets ready to open for tours" from the Chicago Tribune

COLUMBUS, Ind. — For decades, this small-town architectural mecca, population 44,000, has lured visitors with its surprising collection of buildings by such renowned architects as I.M. Pei and Chicago’s Harry Weese. But one building always remained conspicuously inconspicuous — the understated but luxurious house of the late J. Irwin Miller, the former chairman of the Cummins Engine Co. and the man who did more than any other to put this southern Indiana town on the world architectural map.


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