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 Dankmar Adler - Biocrawler
Dankmar Adler (born July 3, 1844 in Germany; died April 16, 1900 in Chicago, Illinois) was a Jewish architect.
Adler was a civil engineer who, with his partner Louis Sullivan, designed are the Chicago Stock Exchange and the Chicago Auditorium.
The firm of Adler and Sullivan was instrumental in rebuilding Chicago after the Great Fire and was the leader in the Chicago school of architecture.
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 Dankmar Adler
Adler was born in Eisenach, Germany, on July 3, 1844.
Dankmar Adler started to look for an architect's job but this was cut short in July 1862, when he enlisted in Company M, First Regiment, of the Illinois Light Artillery to fight in the Civil War.
Adler was involved in all of the architects' organizations and wrote articles on architecture.
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 Adler and Sullivan
He was born in 1844 in Lengsfeld, Germany and at the age of ten migrated with his parents to Detroit.
In time he came to admire the work of engineers, and believed strongly in the concept "form follows function." He entered Adler's office in 1879, becoming a partner in 1880.
The first building Sullivan and Adler designed together was the Borden Block, 1879-1880 at the northwest corner of Randolph and Dearborn Streets (demolished in 1916).
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 Dankmar Adler - WikiChicago   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dankmar Adler was born in Stadtlengsfeld, Prussia (now Germany) in 1844 during a traumatic birth that cost the life of his mother.
Dankmar and his father moved to Chicago in 1861 when Liebman was appointed as the rabbi of the KAM Synagogue in Chicago.
Dankmar Adler’s expertise was in acoustics, which he splendidly translated into the auditorium’s main room, a 4,000-seat theater in which sound reverberated so well that many proclaim this room to have the best acoustics in the world.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Dankmar Adler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dankmar Adler (born July 3, 1844 in Germany; died April 16, 1900 in Chicago, Illinois) was a Jewish architect.
Adler was a civil engineer who, with his partner Louis Sullivan, designed many buildings including the Chicago Stock Exchange Building (1894-1972) and the Auditorium Building (1889).
The firm of Adler and Sullivan was instrumental in rebuilding Chicago after the Great Fire and was the leader in the Chicago school of architecture.
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 Dankmar Adler
Dankmar Adler (born July 3, 1844 in Germany; died April 16, 1900 in Chicago, Illinois) was a jewisharchitect.
Among the buildings he design are the Chicago Stock Exchange and the Chicago Auditorium[?].
In addition to his own accomplishments with steel-framed buildings and skyscrapers, he trained Frank Lloyd Wright.
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 Auditorium Building
It was the brainchild of Ferdinand Peck, a Chicago impresario devoted to bringing the city a world-class opera house and theater.
Adler and Sullivan received the commission based on Adler's expertise in acoustics and engineering.
The Auditorium demonstrates Adler's technical ability to accommodate a variety of uses, from political conventions to grand opera, under one roof.
www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org /pages/89.html   (337 words)

  
 Roosevelt University - Auditorium Building
Completed in 1890, the building is considered the masterpiece of architects Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan.
The architects, Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler, put a hotel, offices and the superb Auditorium Theater all within the same building, a revolutionary concept at the time.
When the building opened, it was referred to as the eighth wonder of the world..
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 Louis Sullivan: The Growth of an Idea
Adler was an engineer known for his acoustics experience, but Sullivan the designer was seen as too young by the promoter.
He had to modify the design that Adler had used in other theaters to allow the size of the theater to be changed by moving panels and closing off the balconies, without losing the acoustic qualities of the original room.
Adler also installed what was then a state-of-the-art hydraulic system to allow the stage and props to be re-arranged as needed.
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 Louis Sullivan at 150 : a comprehensive, six-week schedule of public programming leading up to the symposium.
Dankmar entered public schools but did not excel in his studies.
Kohn was the daughter of Abraham Kohn, founder of the Kehilath Anshe Ma'ariv Synagogue where Adler’s father was the rabbi.
To bolster this success, Adler invited Louis Sullivan to join the firm in 1880 and announced their partnership in 1883.
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 Louis Sullivan at The Art Institute of Chicago
Following the dissolution of Adler and Sullivan's formal partnership in 1895, Sullivan's life was increasingly troubled and turbulent.
Architect and engineer Dankmar Adler entered into partnership with Louis Sullivan in 1879, with Adler providing the engineering and planning expertise that complemented Sullivan's talent for form, material, and ornament.
Before the dissolution of their partnership in 1895, Adler and Sullivan had designed more than one hundred buildings and made significant innovations in steel-frame construction.
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 American Experience | Chicago: City of the Century | People & Events
Adler's contacts in the Jewish community supplied the partnership with regular work.
Adler described it as a demonstration of "how the versatile Western American can combine sentiment with thrift, and...
The partnership with Adler disbanded in 1895, and in his later years Sullivan built smaller buildings in smaller cities.
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 Louis Sullivan
In 1879 Sullivan left Johnston (Edelman had left for Cleveland, Ohio in 1876) and went to work in the office of Dankmar Adler, and by 1883 the name of the firm became Adler and Sullivan.
Among the most notable are the Auditorium Building, where Sullivan would keep his office for 29 years, the Stock Exchange Building and the Schiller Building in Chicago, the Wainwright Building in St. Louis, Missouri, the Guaranty Building in Buffalo, New York and the Transportation Building for the World Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893.
In 1895 Dankmar Adler left the partnership over a dispute to hire his two sons.
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 Adler and Sullivan Fragments
Samuelson demurs, refusing to dismiss the unter-buildings of Adler and Sullivan outright.
Built in 1891, Adler and Sullivan were in their peak years, working on glitzier skyscraper commissions in the Loop and elsewhere, so the job was likely entrusted to their chief draftsman.
As Adler and Sullivan buildings go, it was atypical, which could account for its being lost for decades until Richard Nickel located it in the 1950s and confirmed its parentage during an interview with Wright.
www.mrdankelly.com /sullivanfragments.html   (2407 words)

  
 DANKMAR ADLER   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Adler было гражданским инженером, с его соучастником Louis Sullivan, конструировал будет биржей chicago и auditorium chicago.
Фирма Adler и Sullivan была целесообразна в rebuilding chicago после большого пожара и была руководителем в Чикагской школе зодчества.
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
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 The Auditorium Building
Commissioned by Ferdinand Peck and produced by architects Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler--soon to be leaders of the Chicago School--in 1889, the Auditorium Building was a wondrous complex, housing a hotel, offices, stores, and a theater.
Adler's engineering skills overcame the problem of a foundation that had to support an unevenly distributed weight; Sullivan designed the stunning theater, which was spanned by four elliptical arches studded with 3,500 incandescent electric lights and decorated with gold leaf.
Adler created a hydraulic stage--with twenty-six lifts--and one of the first air-conditioning systems in a public building.
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 Biography of Dankmar Adler -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dankmar Adler (born July 3, 1844 in Germany; died April 16, 1900 in Chicago, Illinois) was a judaismJewish architecturearchitect.
Adler was a civil engineer who, with his partner Louis Sullivan, designed many buildings including the Chicago Stock Exchange Building (1894-1972) and the Auditorium Building, ChicagoAuditorium Building (1889).
The firm of Adler and Sullivan was instrumental in rebuilding Chicago after the Great Chicago FireGreat Fire and was the leader in the Chicago school (architecture)Chicago school of architecture.
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 Repeat- Writings on Architecture - Kaddish for a Legendary Adler & Sullivan designed Chicago Church
The thriving congregation turned to Dankmar Adler to design a new synagogue, a decision no doubt influenced by the strong family connections and Adler's faithfulness as a member of the congregation, but also due to his reputation for creating auditoriums - such as the 1886 Auditorium, itself - that were renowned for their superior acoustics.
Adler's great wooden trusses weakened, buckled and collapsed, sending the blazing clerestory down to spread the fire throughout the sanctuary.
It was the here that Dankmar Adler built a synagogue for his father's congregation and it was here, in the spring of 1900, that Louis Sullivan helped bear the coffin of his estranged partner into the sanctuary they had designed together at the height of their success.
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 Repeat- Writings on Architecture - Kaddish for a Legendary Adler & Sullivan designed Chicago Church
The thriving congregation turned to Dankmar Adler to design a new synagogue, a decision no doubt influenced by the strong family connections and Adler's faithfulness as a member of the congregation, but also due to his reputation for creating auditoriums - such as the 1886 Auditorium, itself - that were renowned for their superior acoustics.
Adler's great wooden trusses weakened, buckled and collapsed, sending the blazing clerestory down to spread the fire throughout the sanctuary.
It was the here that Dankmar Adler built a synagogue for his father's congregation and it was here, in the spring of 1900, that Louis Sullivan helped bear the coffin of his estranged partner into the sanctuary they had designed together at the height of their success.
lynnbecker.com /repeat/pilgrim/pilgrim.htm   (1411 words)

  
 Who is Dankmar Adler? by Shelli Elstein
The answer remains elusive, but for many years I have researching the career of Dankmar Adler whose reputation is overshadowed by his brilliant partner, Louis Sullivan.
My interest in Adler & Sullivan began when I was a graduate student at the University of Chicago in the 1960s, when townhouses were called townhouses and not townhomes, and those located on the near south side were crumbling from neglect.
For the last several years I have writing a book on the life and career of Dankmar Adler who was a leader in architecture, architectural engineering; in winning recognition for the professions, and in acoustical expertise.
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 Topographical Engineers -- Dankmar Adler
After Liebman Adler, his father, was named rabbi of Kehilath Anshe Ma'ariv Synagogue in Chicago in May 1861, the Adlers moved there.
He served in the Chattanooga and Atlanta campaigns and was wounded.
Adler decided to open his own firm in 1879.
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 Oral History of the Pilgrim Baptist Church-History
Pilgrim Baptist Church, which stands on southeast corner of 33rd Street and Indiana Avenue, is the last surviving example of ecclesiastical architecture by the firm of Adler and Sullivan.
Basically unaltered over the years, the structure embodies the decorative and planning skills that characterize Louis Sullivan's contribution to modern architecture, and the acoustical principles that Dankmar Adler perfected in the construction of the Auditorium Theater.
Liebman Adler, his father, was its rabbi from 1861 until 1881.
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 Architects of The Auditorium Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: )
  Adler Dankmar was born in Eisenach Germany on July 3, 1844.
Adler married Dila Kohn in 1872 and opened his own firm in 1879.
After the retirement in 1895, Adler spent his time with his wife and also wrote for the architectural journals.
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 Louis Sullivan Summary
In 1881 Sullivan formed a partnership with Dankmar Adler, and the firm contributed to the sprawling, burgeoning city of Chicago some of its finest buildings.
Adler's earlier architectural contributions date from the mid-1860s, when he entered into partnership with Ashley Kinney.
With a string of triumphs such as the 1889 Auditorium Building in Chicago (where Adler and Sullivan reserved the top floor of the tower for their own atelier), the 1891 Wainwright Building in St.
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 Triskaidekaphobia: A Short Essay About The Guaranty/Prudential Building, Buffalo, New York, This Website and Louis ...
In 1879, he joined the office of Dankmar Adler (1844-1900), who had emigrated from Germany in 1854 and was established as an architect in Chicago by 1869.
Sullivan's interior decoration is exceedingly interesting, of a feathery vegetable character, derived perhaps partly from the Renaissance in an arts and crafts spirit but at the same time pointing forward to the license of art nouveau.
The firm became Adler and Sullivan in 1881.
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 Stained Glass at Roosevelt University - Windows to the Millennium
Designed more than a century ago by renowned architects Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan, the Auditorium Building is a beloved Chicago landmark that offers an unparalleled artistic experience for its students and visitors.
These luminous treasures from a bygone era were designed by Adler and Sullivan in cooperation with stained glass artists George Louis Healy and Louis Julian Millet.
After completing their courses in architecture and decoration, they moved to Chicago and began creating frescos, stained glass, glass mosaics and other decorations for some of the city's most architecturally significant buildings.
www.roosevelt.edu /campuses/stained_glass/stained_glass_home.html   (352 words)

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