Wainwright Building, St Louis, MO Photos

The Ellis Wainwright Building (1891) (101 N 7th St. in St Louis, MO) was designed by renowned architects Dankmar Adler and Louis H. Sullivan. The significance of this landmark building is that Adler & Sullivan invented a visual treatment for its exterior which showed how highrises & skyscrapers could work aesthetically.

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Ellis Wainwright Building. St Louis, MO.Wainwright Building among highrises. St Louis, MO.Upper story Terra Cotta details of Wainwright Building. St Louis, MO.Wainwright Building in late afternoon light. St Louis, MO.
Ellis Wainwright Building (1891) (101 N 7th St.). St Louis, MO. Architect: Louis H. Sullivan & Dankmar Adler. On National Register.Wainwright Building among highrises. St Louis, MO.Upper story Terra Cotta details of Wainwright Building. St Louis, MO.Wainwright Building in late afternoon light. St Louis, MO.
Wainwright Building seen from St. Louis Arch. St Louis, MO.Roofline decoration of Wainwright Building. St Louis, MO.Roofline border of Wainwright Building. St Louis, MO.Window details of Wainwright Building. St Louis, MO.
Wainwright Building seen from St. Louis Arch. St Louis, MO.Roofline decoration of Wainwright Building. St Louis, MO.Roofline border of Wainwright Building. St Louis, MO.Window details of Wainwright Building. St Louis, MO.
Terra cotta panels below window of Wainwright Building. St Louis, MO.Terra cotta panels below window of Wainwright Building. St Louis, MO.Window details of Wainwright Building. St Louis, MO.
Terra cotta panels below window of Wainwright Building. St Louis, MO.Terra cotta panels below window of Wainwright Building. St Louis, MO.Window details of Wainwright Building. St Louis, MO.

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