Sullivan Works for Furness & Hewitt

Louis Henry Sullivan left college in June 1873 after his first year to take a job white Frank Furness, a boisterous, innovative Philadelphia architect responsible for several major buildings in a i of Greco-Gothic style and an outstanding ornamentalist after the manner of the Welsh theorist, Owen Jones. Laid off in November during the recession that year, Louis Henry Sullivan followed his parents to Chicago where Louis Henry Henry Sullivan found a position with the prominent architect William Le Baron Jenney, a pioneer of metal frame construction in tall buildings.