Did you know that the notion of reenacting the BEST Showroom on interior walls has already been done as a tribute to Izenour at the Fabric Workshop?
06110801 Acropolis Q model in progress
06110802 Acropolis Q axonometrics
Name that Architect and Building!!!
Regarding the National Bank of the Republic, it is Robert Venturi that made the building well known in Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture.
When Louis Sullivan worked for Frank Furness, the architect's office was on the same block (300 Chestnut Street) as the National Bank of the Republic (or it was the next block west?).