Louis Sullivan Biography

Louis Henry Sullivan was an American architect, and has been called the "father of skyscrapers" and "father of modernism". He is considered by many as the creator of the modern skyscraper, was an influential architect and critic of the Chicago School, was a mentor to Frank Lloyd Wright, and an inspiration to the Chicago group of architects who have come to be known as the Prairie School. Along with Henry Hobson Richardson and Wright, Sullivan is one of "the recognized trinity of American architecture". He posthumously received the AIA Gold Medal in 1944. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Louis Sullivan
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Architect
Date of Birth:
September 3, 1856
Astrological Sign:
Virgo
Date of Death:
April 14, 1924
Age at Death:
67
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