Dankmar Adler Papers

Street Address: 
Indiana Ave. between 26th and 29th
Chicago, IL

Adler, Dankmar, 1844-1900. Dankmar Adler Papers, 1857-1984. 6 linear ft.

This collection includes correspondence, autobiography, writings, articles, genealogy, books, clippings, photographs, and pictures relating to Dankmar Adler, Chicago architect, acoustician, and partner of Louis Sullivan in the Adler and Sullivan architectural firm. Also other family and research materials accumulated by Joan W. Saltzstein, Adler's granddaughter, for her study of Adler and his numerous architectural projects, including the Auditorium Theater, Stock Exchange Building, Garrick Theater Building, and the acoustics of Carnegie Hall.

Call # Midwest MS Adler
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Dankmar Adler lived at this address, 1254 Indiana Avenue (now on Indiana Avenue between 26th and 29th), in 1881 as he was forming his architectural partnership with Louis Sullivan.

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