Richard Raiche, 2021
Pair of elevator grilles
14 year Art in Bloom participant
Chicago: a favorite city—Lou Malnati's Pizza, Garrett's popcorn, the Sear's Tower. Early elevators were commonly referred to as “bird cages" because riding up and down in the elevator’s grilled walls provided the opportunity to see all the workings and cables.
Floral Arrangement Inspired by...
Pair of elevator grilles, frieze, and overgrille, c. 1893-1894
Designer: Louis Henri Sullivan
Cast iron, wrought iron, copper-coated wrought iron
The John R. Van Derlip Fund 92.2a-I
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