Carson Pirie Scott

Schlesinger & Mayer (Sullivan Center)

Schlesinger & Mayer, now the Sullivan Center

Form follows function is an architectural mantra that has been repeated so often that it’s become white noise. It’s something someone says when they’re talking about architecture, especially when they’re talking about architecture in Chicago in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. But for one architect, form ever follows function was a plea for …

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