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Wainwright Building

111 North Seventh Street
St. Louis, Missouri, 63101

Wainwright Building
Photo: Mark Schierbecker License: CC BY-SA 3.0
Built in 1891 and designed by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan, this 10-story red-brick office building is among the first skyscrapers in the world. Its steel frame and intricate terra cotta ornament in vertical bands emphasizes its height.
The building was named for local financier Ellis Wainwright, who commissioned the design.

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