Year of Completion
Material of interest
Properties of Materials
This building was one of the first skyscrapers constructed in the world.
Material of interest: Brick masonry
Material used: Brick
Properties of material: This building was one of the first skyscrapers constructed in the world.
Exterior Facade and structure
Durable and strong
Exterior Facade and structure, Humid Continental, Durable and strong
St. Louis, Missouri
Case study by Alison Andrews, Washington University in St. Louis.
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Adler & Sullivan, "Wainwright Building in St. Louis, Missouri" (1891). Building Case Studies. 120.