Soaring upward, Louis Sullivan and the invention of the skyscraper


Louis Sullivan, Bayard-Condict Building, 1897–99 (65 Bleecker Street, NYC), a Seeing America video speakers: Dr. Matthew A. Postal and Dr. Steven Zucker


Additional resources
New York City Landmarks Preservation Report
Louis Sullivan, The tall office building artistically considered, 1896
Louis Sullivan papers, etc., Art Institute of Chicago


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Cite this page as: Dr. Matthew A. Postal and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Soaring upward, Louis Sullivan and the invention of the skyscraper," in Smarthistory, February 14, 2021, accessed March 7, 2021, https://smarthistory.org/louis-sullivan-bayard-skyscraper/.