Louis H. Sullivan, the father of the modern skyscraper, said this about Chicago in 1875, as it emerged from the Great Fire of 1871 and the Economic Panic of 1873: As everybody said: “Chicago has ri...

Sullivan, the father of the modern skyscraper, said this about Chicago in as it emerged from the Great Fire of 1871 and the Economic Panic of As everybody said: “Chicago has ri.

Krause Music Store. Chicago, Illinois. The last commission by Louis Sullivan. 1922.

Krause Music Store, Chicago, Illinois, 1922 — William Presto and Louis Sullivan. Louis Sullivan’s last commission as an architect before his death in

You Can Look, But You'd Better Touch: Louis Sullivan in Chicago

You Can Look, But You’d Better Touch: Exploring Louis Sullivan

Louis Henry Sullivan (September 3, 1856 – April 14, 1924) was an American architect, & has been called the father of skyscrapers & father of modernism. He is considered by many as the creator of the modern skyscraper, was an influential architect & critic of the Chicago School, was a mentor to Frank Lloyd Wright, & an inspiration to the Chicago group of architects who have come to be known as the Prairie School.

Louis Henry Sullivan (September 1856 – April was an American architect, & has been called the father of skyscrapers & father of modernism. He is considered by many as the creator of the modern skyscraper, was an influential architect & critic

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detail, Louis Sullivan, possibly the Carson, Pirie, Scott Building or the Auditorium Building

(Not the first skyscraper) First skyscraper that looked tall, a lot of tall buildings looked like short buildings stacked up. Architect Sullivan (frank wright was his drafter)used the tripartitethr first two floors give it human scale, the seven middle stories have uninterrupted vertical elements that project horizontal elements spandrels recessed

(Not the first skyscraper) First skyscraper that looked tall, a lot of tall buildings looked like short buildings stacked up. Architect Sullivan (frank wright was his drafter)used the tripartitethr first two floors give it human scale, the seven middle stories have uninterrupted vertical elements that project horizontal elements spandrels recessed

Auditorium Building, Chicago Illinois. 1889. Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler. Frank Lloyd Wright was a draftsman for this project.

WAÏF: When buildings were almost Cities The Auditorium Building The Auditorium Building in Chicago is one of the best-known designs of Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan. Completed in the building.

The National Farmers Bank by Louis Sullivan in Owatonna, Minnesota

Chandelier by Sullivan & Elmslie (Louis H. Sullivan & George Grant Elmslie Patinated Bronze and Glass. Designed for the National Farmer's Bank, Owatonna, Minnesota

Louis Sullivan - Charnley House - 1892 - Chicago, USA                                                                                                                                                     More

Louis Sullivan et Frank Lloyd Wright, Charnley House, 1892 Chicago, USA

Louis Sullivan’s 1895 Guaranty Building Buffalo NY 1695

Louis Sullivan’s 1895 Guaranty Building Buffalo NY. Recommended by Iggy Peck, Architect, book by Andrea Beaty.

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