Slideshow: Autumn on IIT Main Campus

Reflections on Crown Hall
The windows of S. R. Crown Hall offer a stark canvas for showcasing fall colors.
The arrival of autumn at IIT means bustling student and faculty activity, cooler temperatures, and warm earth tones. The vividness of the changing season is especially noticeable on the tree-lined Mies van der Rohe-designed Main Campus, which recently earned the No. 2 spot on Chicago Magazine’s list of Top 40 Artistic Breakthroughs in Chicago history.
All photos by Bonnie Robinson except Pumpkin Launch photo by Evan Venie
Among the Trees
Warm autumn colors complement the red pressed brick façade of Main Building.
Friends, New and Old
Students settle into the fall semester by meeting new classmates and catching up with old friends.
Homecoming Heights
Fall means Homecoming at IIT. One of the activities offered at Homecoming 2010 was a rock-climbing wall.
The Long Hurl
The annual Pumpkin Launch celebrates autumn by challenging students to build a contraption that will hurl the season’s favorite squash the farthest.
A New Perspective
“El” travelers passing through The Tube find the bold colors of Main Campus on the other side.
Canopy of Color
The tree-lined sidewalk next to Siegel Hall is a colorful canopy for students headed to their classes.
A Quiet Place to Study
With comfortable temperatures, the autumn outdoors offers a perfect place to catch up on coursework.
Imitating Nature
The yellow-orange west wall of The McCormick Tribune Campus Center mimics the trees outside.
Color Splash
The trees surrounding Perlstein Hall fountain begin to change colors one last time before the fountain is turned off for the winter.