Meaning of Chicago School

Chica'go School"

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  1. a group of Chicago architects active between c1880 and c1910 and known for major developments in skyscraper design and for experiments in a modern architectural style appropriate esp. to business and industrial buildings: two of the best-known members were Louis Sullivan and John Wellborn Root.
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