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Tall: The American Skyscraper and Louis Sullivan

Directed by Manfred Kirchheimer
United States, 2006
Documentary

Synopsis

This film tells the story of the unstoppable rise of the skyscrapers. Starting in 1869, in New York and Chicago, elevators, steel, and electricity combined to create a frenzy of tall and taller buildings. “Tall” traces the experiments of the early skyscraper architects, especially Louis Sullivan.

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Tall: The American Skyscraper and Louis Sullivan Directed by Manfred Kirchheimer