Friday, August 26, 2011

Inspiration of the Day - 8/26/11

Wainwright Building, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - panorama.jpg
Courtesy Wainwright Building by msabeln
St. Louis, Missouri - (BTT) It's sometimes easy to forget that while certain building types seem commonplace now, there was a single landmark example that started it all. When Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan completed the Wainwright Building in 1891, they not only created one of the first skyscrapers ever built, but also the standard by which all future ones would be judged.

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