The ideas and principles of the Prairie School of
Architecture evolved out of the inspirational and philosophical teachings of Louis
Sullivan and were realized on the drafting boards of the shared drafting room loft of the
Steinway Piano Company Building in Chicago, Illinois beginning in the 1890s.
Following the lead of Frank Lloyd Wright, were a group of architects and artisans that
over the course of the next 25 years worked and shared ideas together that developed into
a style of architecture that was unique to America. Explore an online museum of the
architects, the artisans, and the styles that were part of this progressive group.