Dankmar Adler

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Dankmar Adler (July 3, 1844 – April 16, 1900) was a German-born American architect and civil engineer.wikipedia
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Louis Sullivan

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He is best known for his fifteen-year partnership with Louis Sullivan, during which they designed influential skyscrapers that boldly addressed their steel skeleton through their exterior design: the Wainwright Building in St. Louis, Missouri (1891), the Chicago Stock Exchange Building (1894), and the Guaranty Building in Buffalo, New York (1896).
In 1879 Dankmar Adler hired Sullivan.

Wainwright Building

He is best known for his fifteen-year partnership with Louis Sullivan, during which they designed influential skyscrapers that boldly addressed their steel skeleton through their exterior design: the Wainwright Building in St. Louis, Missouri (1891), the Chicago Stock Exchange Building (1894), and the Guaranty Building in Buffalo, New York (1896).
It was designed by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan and built between 1890 and 1891.

Prudential (Guaranty) Building

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He is best known for his fifteen-year partnership with Louis Sullivan, during which they designed influential skyscrapers that boldly addressed their steel skeleton through their exterior design: the Wainwright Building in St. Louis, Missouri (1891), the Chicago Stock Exchange Building (1894), and the Guaranty Building in Buffalo, New York (1896).
It was completed in 1896 and was designed by Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler.

Central Music Hall (Chicago)

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Both drew upon the fine acoustics in Adler's earlier Central Music Hall.
It was designed by celebrated German-born American architect Dankmar Adler.

Adler & Sullivan

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With his partner Burling and thereafter, as a partner in Adler and Sullivan, Adler was instrumental in rebuilding much of Chicago following the Great Chicago Fire.
Adler & Sullivan was an architectural firm founded by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan.

Pilgrim Baptist Church

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Adler and Sullivan's Auditorium Building (1889) is an early example of splendid acoustical engineering, as is their Kehilath Anshe Ma'ariv Synagogue.
The building was designed as a synagogue by Chicago architects Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler, and built in 1890 and 1891.

Chicago school (architecture)

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Adler is considered a leader in the Chicago school of architecture.
Architects whose names are associated with the Chicago School include Henry Hobson Richardson, Dankmar Adler, Daniel Burnham, William Holabird, William LeBaron Jenney, Martin Roche, John Root, Solon S. Beman, and Louis Sullivan.

Auditorium Building (Chicago)

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Adler and Sullivan's Auditorium Building (1889) is an early example of splendid acoustical engineering, as is their Kehilath Anshe Ma'ariv Synagogue.
The Auditorium Building in Chicago is one of the best-known designs of Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler.

German Americans

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Dankmar Adler (July 3, 1844 – April 16, 1900) was a German-born American architect and civil engineer.

St. Louis

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He is best known for his fifteen-year partnership with Louis Sullivan, during which they designed influential skyscrapers that boldly addressed their steel skeleton through their exterior design: the Wainwright Building in St. Louis, Missouri (1891), the Chicago Stock Exchange Building (1894), and the Guaranty Building in Buffalo, New York (1896).

Buffalo, New York

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He is best known for his fifteen-year partnership with Louis Sullivan, during which they designed influential skyscrapers that boldly addressed their steel skeleton through their exterior design: the Wainwright Building in St. Louis, Missouri (1891), the Chicago Stock Exchange Building (1894), and the Guaranty Building in Buffalo, New York (1896).

Stadtlengsfeld

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Adler was born in Stadtlengsfeld, Germany; his mother died when he was born.

Albert Kahn (architect)

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They took up residence in Detroit, and Liebman became the rabbi of Congregation Beth-El (whose Detroit temples had been constructed by congregation member Albert Kahn; their current temple was designed by Minoru Yamasaki).

Minoru Yamasaki

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They took up residence in Detroit, and Liebman became the rabbi of Congregation Beth-El (whose Detroit temples had been constructed by congregation member Albert Kahn; their current temple was designed by Minoru Yamasaki).

Great Chicago Fire

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With his partner Burling and thereafter, as a partner in Adler and Sullivan, Adler was instrumental in rebuilding much of Chicago following the Great Chicago Fire.

Steel frame

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In addition to their pioneering accomplishments with steel-framed buildings and skyscrapers, Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan were early employers and mentors of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, whose consistent praise for Adler ("the 'American Engineer' my 'Big Chief'") surpassed even that which he reserved for Sullivan, whom he called his "lieber meister".

Frank Lloyd Wright

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In addition to their pioneering accomplishments with steel-framed buildings and skyscrapers, Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan were early employers and mentors of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, whose consistent praise for Adler ("the 'American Engineer' my 'Big Chief'") surpassed even that which he reserved for Sullivan, whom he called his "lieber meister".

Chicago

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Adler died in Chicago, and is buried in Mount Maryiv Cemetery in Chicago.

Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

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Photographs and other archival materials are held by the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Art Institute of Chicago

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Photographs and other archival materials are held by the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Archives of American Art

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Thuringia

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