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Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

LC control no.n 50012009
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Corporate name headingSkidmore, Owings & Merrill
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Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill
See alsoFounder: Skidmore, Louis, 1897-1962
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Founder: Owings, Nathaniel Alexander, 1903-1984
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Founder: Merrill, John O., 1896-1975
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Crosstown Associates
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Beginning date1936
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeNew York (N.Y.)
LocatedChicago (Ill.)
Field of activityArchitecture Commercial buildings
Special noteRelationship between Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill and Crosstown Associates is unclear.
Found inIts Architecture of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, 1963, c1962.
Am. arch. dir., 1956: p. 377, etc. (John O. Merrill [no pubs. in LC], Nathaniel Alexander Owings, Louis Skidmore, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill)
Wikipedia, viewed on September 16, 2013 (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is an American architectural and engineering firm. It was formed in Chicago in 1936 by Louis Skidmore and Nathaniel Owings; in 1939 they were joined by John O. Merrill. They opened their first branch in New York City, New York in 1937. SOM is one of the largest architectural firms in the world. Their primary expertise is in high-end commercial buildings)
Not found inWebsite of Transport Chicago, viewed Sept. 17, 2009: Century of Chicago's Crosstown Corridor (Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, member of Crosstown Associates to 1972)