Louis Sullivan Rank
About Louis Sullivan
Louis Sullivan was an iconic American architect who co-founded the successful architectural firm Adler & Sullivan along with Dankmar Adler. Together with Adler, he designed many famous buildings, including the Auditorium Building in Chicago, the Wainwright Building in St Louis and the Guaranty Building (now known as the Prudential Building) in Buffalo, New York. He is often referred to as the "father of skyscrapers".
He was the only child of Andrienne List and Patrick Sullivan. He was married to a woman named Mary Azona. He and Mary never had children together.
He battled with alcoholism for several years.
Despite his immense accomplishments, he faced great financial challenges and died in poverty.
Louis Sullivan Rank
Famous quotes by Louis Sullivan
But the building's identity resided in the ornament.Louis Sullivan
Form follows function.Louis Sullivan
Louis Sullivan's Popularity
Louis Sullivan was a famous American architect, who was born on September 3, 1856. As a person born on this date, Louis Sullivan is listed in our database as the 41st most popular celebrity for the day (September 3) and the 9th most popular for the year (1856).
People born on September 3 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Louis Sullivan is the 1468th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Louis Sullivan's birthday, Louis Sullivan is the 9595th most famous American and ranks 79th in famous people born in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
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