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Louis Sullivan

Louis SullivanAKA Louis Henry Sullivan

Born: 3-Sep-1856
Birthplace: Boston, MA
Died: 14-Apr-1924
Location of death: Chicago, IL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Matter of Dispute
Occupation: Architect

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Early skyscraper architect

Father: Patrick Sullivan (dancer)
Mother: Adrienne Françoise List
Brother: Albert Walter (b. 1854)

    University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1872-73, dropped out)
    University: École des Beaux-Arts, Paris

    Irish Ancestry Paternal
    Swiss Ancestry Maternal

Is the subject of books:
Louis Sullivan: Prophet of Modern Architecture, 1935, BY: Hugh Morrison
Louis Sullivan As He Lived: The Shaping of American Architecture, 1960, BY: Willard Connely
Louis Sullivan: His Life and Work, 1986, BY: Robert Twombly

Author of books:
Autobiography of an Idea (1924, memoir)

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