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Guaranty Building. Buffalo NY 1895. Louis Sullivan

Louis Sullivan’s 1895 Guaranty Building Buffalo NY 1695

Guaranty Building. Buffalo NY 1895. Louis Sullivan

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

Louis Sullivan Stair Ornament

Gilded ornamental ironwork stair in the Auditorium Building, 430 South Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. Adler & Sullivan, architects.

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

Louis Sullivan Wooden Capital

Carved ornamental wooden capital in the Auditorium Building, 430 South Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. Adler & Sullivan, architects.

Chicago Stock Exchange, Adler & Sullivan, Chicago, 1893.

The Architecture of Louis Sullivan: A Photo Gallery

Historic photographs of some of Louis Sullivan's most renowned and intriguing buildings.

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

Louis Sullivan Ornamental Newel

Gilded ornamental ironwork newel in the Auditorium Building, 430 South Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. Adler & Sullivan, architects. Tenuous Link: bannister ---> newel.

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

Louis Sullivan Mosaic

Mosaic tile floor ornamentation in the Auditorium Building, 430 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. Adler and Sullivan, architects. Tenuous Link: ceiling ⇒ floor.

Bank of Newark, Ohio. 1914. Louis Sullivan

Bank of Newark, Ohio 1914

Bank of Newark, Ohio. 1914. Louis Sullivan

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

Louis Sullivan Ceiling Ornament

Ornamental ceiling with medallions and stencilwork in the Auditorium Building at 430 South Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. Adler & Sullivan, architects.

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

Louis Sullivan Auditorium Building

Auditorium Building at 430 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois; the south façade shown here. Adler & Sullivan, architects.

Baluster. Chicago Stock Exchange Building. Chicago, Illinois. 1893. Louis Sullivan

Stock Exchange Building staircase

From a nearby inscription: "The staircase installed here was removed from the [Chicago Stock Exchange Building] when it was demolished in 1972, after a long battle by preservation groups trying to save the building."

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

Louis Sullivan Plaster Ornament

Ornamental plaster frieze in the Auditorium Building at 430 South Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. Adler & Sullivan, architects. Tenuous Link: square dentition ornament.

Babson House. 1907. Riverside, Illinois. Louis H. Sullivan

Babson House by Louis H. Sullivan at GreatBuildings

Babson House by Louis H. Sullivan architect, at Riverside, Illinois, 1907, architecture in the Great Buildings Online.

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

Louis Sullivan Newel

Gilded ornamental ironwork newel in the Auditorium Building, 430 South Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. Adler & Sullivan, architects.