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LOUIS SULLIVAN (American): Wainwright Building. St. Louis, 1890-91. The Wainwright building is credited for being the first successful utilization of steel frame construction.  The first two floors are faced in brown sandstone, the next seven stories rise in continuous brick piers.  Terra-cotta panels of ornate foliage relief decorate the each floor.

AD Classics: Wainwright Building / Adler & Sullivan

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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.

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

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

Known as Chicago's "Father of Skyscrapers," Louis Sullivan foreshadowed modernism with his famous phrase "form follows function." Sullivan was an...

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A skyscraper "must be every inch a proud and soaring thing, rising in sheer exultation that from bottom to top it is a unit without a single dissenting line.” -Wainwright Building designer Louis Sullivan (Photo: © University of Missouri)

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Wainwright Building / Louis SullivanLouis Sullivan Dankmar Adler (Adler & Sullivan)Saint Louis, Missouri, United University of Missouri

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Louis Sullivan -- Wainwright Building, under construction The Wainwright Building is a red brick office building at 709 Chestnut Street in downtown St. The Wainwright Building is among the first skyscrapers in the world.

Terra-cotta detail from Louis Sullivan's Guaranty Building, Buffalo New York. 1896

Terra cotta detail from Louis Sullivan's Guaranty Building, Buffalo NY-Love this building, probably why I love the detailed bands I pin.

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

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...

Louis H. 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.

Louis Sullivan (American, 1856-1924) National Farmers’ Bank of Owatonna, Minnesota, 1908 Architectural Details

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