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Louis Sullivan at 150 Years
Celebrating Louis Sullivan's 150th Anniversary

In 2006, the Chicago History Museum led a six-week series of public programs to mark the 150th anniversary of Louis Sullivan's birth. The culminating event was the Louis Sullivan at 150 International Symposium, held at the Museum. Click here to access audio recordings of the symposium presentations, including the keynote address by Jean-Louis Cohen.

This website serves as a record of the celebration and provides an extensive overview of Louis Sullivan's life and career. Click here to find out more about the programs held throughout Chicago to mark Sullivan's sesquicentennial.

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Partners

Chicago History Museum


Richard H. Driehaus Foundation


Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts


Illinois Arts Council


The Brinson Foundation


Chicago Architecture Foundation


Society of Architectural Historians


The Art Institute of Chicago Ryerson & Burnham Libraries and Department of Architecture and Design


Newberry Library


Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs


AIA Chicago


Chicago Department of Planning and Development, Landmarks Division


Charnley-Persky House Museum Foundation


WTTW Channel 11


Richard Nickel Committee and Archive


Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust


Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral


Roosevelt University


Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts


Auditorium Theater of Roosevelt University


International Masonry Institute


Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois


Preservation Chicago


Cliff Dwellers Club


Hyde Park Historical Society


Jewelers Building; Bob Thall, courtesy Commission on Chicago Landmarks

This site is supported by a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.