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Fisher Building (1896-1907), front, 343 S Dearborn St, The Loop, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Gothic-inspired 18-story building (1896) designed by Charles Atwood (1849-1895), D.H. Burnham & Co • briefly world's tallest building • 20-story addition on building's north side(1906) designed by Peter J. Weber (1863-1923) • restoration, 2001 • Wikipedia • designated Chicago Landmark, 1978 • National Register #76000691, 1976

Monadnock Block (1891-1893), front, The Loop, 53 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL

north half (foreground) consists of 2 16-story buildings, the Monadnock and Kearage, designed by Burnham & Root, completed 1891 • tallest load-bearing masonry buildings ever built • south buildings, the Katahdin and the Wachusett, designed by Holabird & Roche, completed 1893 • on completion was largest office building in world • 1938 remodeling by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill • vintage photos • Wikipedia • designated Chicago Landmark, 1973 • National Register #70000236, 1970 • South Dearborn…

Chapter 21 Chicago School: Wainwright Building (1890-1891) St. Louis, Missouri. Architects: Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan

Completed in 1891 in St Louis, United States. Among the first skyscrapers built in the world, the Wainwright Building by Louis Sullivan and partner Dankmar Adler is regarded as an influential...

Reliance Building (1895), 3/4 view, 32 North State Street, Chicago, Illinois | by lumierefl. Pinned by #CarltonInnMidway - www.carltoninnmidway.com

Chicago School design by Charles B. Atwood (1849-1896) of Chicago's D.H. Burnham & Co. • first skyscraper with plate glass windows a majority of building's surface area now houses Hotel Burnham • after years of neglect, deteriorating building rescued by City of Chicago and renovated, 1994 • Atwood obituary, NYT, 01/01/1896 • Wikipedia • Designated Chicago Landmark, 1995 • Designated National Historic Landmark, 1976 • National Register #70000237, 1970

1> Louis Sullivan. In the decades after the Great Fire of 1871, an innovative group of Chicago architects (now known as the Chicago school) developed new techniques both in design and technology for the new form of office building, the skyscraper. Beginning in 1879, Louis Sullivan, with his partner Dankmar Adler, in their firm Adler & Sullivan, did more than 100 buildings in Chicago and around America that are considered masterpieces of architecture. However, after Adler & Sullivan split in 1895

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The Death and Life of Louis Sullivan - Village Preservation

On April 14, 1924, the architect Louis Sullivan, the "father of modernism," key figure of the Chicago and the Prairie Schools of Architecture, progenitor of the skyscraper and coiner of the phrase…

Gage Brothers and Company Building (1898), 18 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois      tallest of the Gage Group Buildings (1890-1900), 30, 24 and 18 S Michigan Ave • late Chicago School skyscraper by Holabird & Roche • buff-colored terra cotta facade designed by Louis Sullivan, called in by Holabird & Roche at insistence of Gage Bros. • one of Chicago's 5 Sullivan buildings still standing. Part of the "Michigan Avenue Streetwall" aka "The Cliff".

tallest of the Gage Group Buildings (1890-1900), 30, 24 and 18 S Michigan Ave • late Chicago School skyscraper by Holabird & Roche • buff-colored terra cotta facade designed by Louis Sullivan, called in by Holabird & Roche at insistence of Gage Bros. • one of Chicago's 5 Sullivan buildings still standing 4-story addition by Holabird & Roche, 1902 • 1952 remodeling removed Sullivan's cast iron ornament from 1st floor facade • 1986 remodeling preserved original design • designated Chicago…