Individual Author Record
Name: Louis Henry SullivanPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: September 13, 1856 in Boston, Massachusetts Sites:
Illinois ConnectionArchitect and author worked in Chicago 1895-1924, where he died.
Biographical and Professional InformationLouis Sullivan was an inspiration to the Chicago architects who have come to be known as the Prairie School. He has been called the "father of moderinsm and is thought of by many to be the creator of the modern skyscraper. It is important to note that he was a mentor to Frank Lloyd Wright.
*''A System of Architectural Ornament According with a Philosophy of Man`s Powers'', American Institute of Architects, 1924*''The Autobiography of an Idea (memoir)'', Press of the American Institute of Architects, 1924*''Kindergarten Chats and Other Writings (essays)'', New York City, 1924*''Democracy, A Man-Search'', Wayne State University Press, 1961*''The Testament of Stone, Themes of Idealism and Indignation from the Writings of Louis Sullivan'', Northwestern University Press, 1963*''The Drawings of Louis Henry Sullivan, A Catalogue of the Frank Lloyd Wright Collection at the Avery Architectural Library'', Princeton University Press, 1979*''Louis Sullivan, The Public Papers'', University of Chicago Press, 1988*''Louis Sullivan in the Art Institute of Chicago, The Illustrated Catalogue of Collections'', New York City, 1990