Sullivan Works for William Le Baron Jenney

Laid off in November during the recession of 1873, 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 dings. After six fruitful months with Jenney, Louis Henry Sullivan decided to return to school for theoretical grounding, this time to the acknowledged source of architectural wisdom, Ecole des Beaux Arts.