Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)

Architects

Skidmore, Louis

ID: 787
Full Name: Louis Skidmore
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Biographical Information: Work History: Partner, Skidmore Owings and Merrill, Architects, Chicago, IL;
Professional Awards: College: Awarded the Rotch Traveling Medal, 1926;
Countries: United States
Structures: 1 Bush Plaza Office Building, San Francisco, CA - 1959 (3637)
1 Wilshire Boulevard Office Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA - (9947)
345 California Center, San Francisco, CA - 1986 (13544)
505 Montgomery Street Office Building, Financial District, San Francisco, CA - 1987-1988 (16488)
725 South Figueroa Street Office Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA - 1985 (171)
American Trust Company, Office Building, San Francisco, CA - 1959-1960 (5846)
Australian Mutual Provident Society Office Building, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - (2198)
Bank of America, World Headquarters Building, 555 California Street, San Francisco, CA - 1967-1969 (964)
Bechtel Building, 50 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA - 1967 (3638)
Beneficial Plaza, Los Angeles, CA - 1967 (4019)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Offices, Oakland, CA - 1975 (5853)
California First Bank Building, San Francisco, CA - (12700)
Centennial Towers, South San Francisco, CA - 2007 (10786)
Congress Center, Portland, OR - 1980 (7019)
County of Alameda, Coliseum Arena, Oakland, CA - 1964-1966 (7179)
County of Alameda, Coliseum, Oakland, CA - 1964-1966 (7178)
Crocker Center, Atrium, Bunker Hill, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA - 1981-1983 (15319)
Crocker Center, Crocker Bank Tower, Bunker Hill, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA - 1981-1983 (9970)
Crocker Center, Crocker Bank Tower, San Francisco, CA - 1982 (18691)
Crocker Center, Galleria, San Francisco, CA - 1982 (18690)
Crocker Center, KPMG Tower, Bunker Hill, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA - 1981-1983 (9976)
First International Plaza, Houston, TX - 1980 (4907)
Frederick and Nelson, Incorporated, Department Store #3, Downtown, Seattle, WA - 1916-1918 (5376)
Hancock, John, Life Insurance Company, Office Building, San Francisco, CA - 1960 (14531)
Hartford Building, San Francisco, CA - 1964 (5844)
Hilton Hotels Corporation, Portland Hilton, Executive Tower, Portland, OR - (13768)
Hyatt Corporation, Hyatt on Union Square, San Francisco, CA - 1972 (2136)
Nordstrom Department Store #2, Downtown, Seattle, WA - 1937 (6268)
Norton, Matthew G., Building #2, Seattle, WA - 1956-1959 (5120)
One Wilshire Building, Los Angeles - 1967 (7191)
Pacific National Bank of Washington, Tacoma, WA - (5276)
Palace Hotel #2, San Francisco, CA - 1906-1908 (992)
Portland Center Redevelopment Corporation Project, Portland, OR - 1962 (5948)
Portland Gas and Coke Company and the Pacific Light and Power Company, Public Service Building, Portland, OR - 1926-1927 (13788)
Portland Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR - (13918)
Pritzker, Jay, Pavilion, Chicago, IL - 1999-2004 (2622)
Qantas Airlines Building, Union Square, San Francisco, CA - 1972 (2132)
Ruck-a-Chucky Bridge Project, Auburn, CA - (14246)
Sacramento Downtown Redevelopment Project, Sacramento, CA - 1962 (5992)
San Francisco Municipal Airport, United Airlines Hangar #1, San Francisco, CA - (14244)
San Francisco Municipal Airport, United Airlines Hangar #2, San Francisco, CA - (14245)
San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, Davies, Louise M., Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA - 1977-1980 (2196)
Southern California Gas Company Tower #2, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA - 1989-1991 (1260)
Standard Insurance Company Building, Portland, OR - 1971 (13769)
State of California, State Office Building #2, San Francisco, CA - 1986 (3703)
Symphony Towers, Financial District, San Diego, CA - 1987 (17938)
Union Bank, Office Building, 350 California Street, Financial District, San Francisco, CA - 1977 (3911)
United States Navy (USN), Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA - 1953 (11434)
Universal City Plaza, Masterplan - 1968-1975 (4010)
University of California, Berkeley, Lawrence Hall of Science, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, San Francisco, Project - 1963 (5963)
Upjohn Corporation World Headquarters, Kalamazoo, MI - 1957-1961 (15379)
Wells Fargo and Company Bank, Southern California Data Center, El Monte, CA - 1980-1981 (9949)
Weyerhaeuser Corporation World Headquarters, Federal Way, WA - 1971-1972 (3920)
Publications: Canty, Donald, "Evaluation of an Open Office Landscape: Weyerhaeuser Co.", AIA Journal, 66: 8, 40-45, 7/1977.
"Columbia Lighting Incorporated Advertisement, 1977", AIA Journal, 66: 11, 26-27, 10/1977.
"1972 Honor Awards", American Institute of Architects (AIA) Journal, 57: 31-40, 05/1972.
Montgomery, Roger, "A building that makes its own landscape", Architectural Forum, 136: 2, 20-27, 03/1972.
King, Bart, Architectural Guidbook to Portland, 73, 2007.
"Sacramento Commercial Area Ready for Bids", Architectural Record, 133: 3, 32-3 - 32-3, 03/1963.
"Portland to Start First Renewal Project in July", Architectural Record, 133: 1, 32-11, 01/1963.
"Anshen and Allen Win Closed Competition", Architectural Record, 133: 2, 12-13, 02/1963.
"Trio of research pavilions in the wood: Weyerhaeuser Center: architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill", Architecture, 74: 5, 298-301,378, 05/1985.
"1985 AIA Honor Awards", Architecture California, 7: 5, 14-16, 09-10/1985.
Woodbridge, Sally B., Woodbridge, John B., Architecture San Francisco: The Guide, 4, 1982.
Robinson, Cervin, Herschman, Joel, Architecture Transformed, 150, 1987.
"Study of American architecture 6: special features - SOM", Architecture + Urbanism (A + U), 4: 37, 01/1974.
"Study of American architecture 6: special features - SOM", Architecture + Urbanism (A + U), 4: 37, 01/1974.
Irving, Mark, "Ground masters [Chicago]", Blueprint, 189: 42-46, 11/2001.
"Two buildings require delicate placement of structural link", Building Design and Construction, 30: 5, 34, 1989-04.
"Configurations in a landscape : a gestalt of dovetailing talents makes an extraordinary environment for Weyerhaeuser headquarters in Tacoma", Contract Interiors, 131: 8, 76-91, 03/1972.
"Millennium Park Music Pavilion and Great Lawn, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.", GA Document, 68: 56-59, 3/2002.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Guide to Architecture in San Francisco and Northern California, 68, 1985.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Guide to Architecture in San Francisco and Northern California, 310, 1985.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Guide to Architecture in San Francisco and Northern California, 65, 1985.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Guide to Architecture in San Francisco and Northern California, 68, 1985.
Gebhard, David, Montgomery, Robert, "53. California First Bank Building", Guide to Architecture in San Francisco and Northern California, 71, 1985.
Woodbridge, Sally, Montgomery, Roger, Guide to Architecture in Washington State, 131, 1980.
Woodbridge, Sally B., Montgomery, Roger, Guide to Architecture in Washington State An Environmental Perspective, 260, 1980.
Wolff, Jane, "Constructed ground: the Millennium Garden design competition, by Charles Waldheim [book review]", Harvard Design Magazine, 17: 79-81, Fall 2002-WInter 2003.
Fox, Stephen, Houston Architectural Guide, Second Edition: 11-12, 1999.
Fox, Stephen, Houston Architectural Guide, 109-110, 1990.
Eltz, David R., "Sound ensemble", I.D., 48: 6, 44-51, 10/2001.
"Wide open spaces : a flexible landscape system magnifies the impact of site and architecture in this splendid headquarters for Weyerhaeuser", Industrial Design, 19: 2, 38-43, 03/1972.
Rotenberk, Lori, "Chicago's next big project: Frank Gehry brings his signature style to Chicago [music pavilion, Millennium Park]", Inland Architect, 117: 1, 55, 2000.
Bednar, Michael J., Interior Pedestrian Places, 40-42; 68, 1989.
Berger, Alan, Fulton, Gale, "Constructed ground: the Millennium Garden design competition, by Charles Waldheim [book review]", Landscape Journal, 21: 1, 224-225, 2002.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 317, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 203, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, "Crocker Center, 1982-83", Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 228, 1994.
"1 Wilshire Boulevard Office Building plans", Los Angeles Times, 10/16/1964.
"Lobby modernized, building renovated", Los Angeles Times, 1, 10, 11/20/1977.
"Methods and Material Steel roofs Portland's coliseum and Squaw Valley's vast arena", Pacific Architect and Builder, 65: 12, 38-39, 12/1959.
Knack, Ruth Eckdish, Elliott, Donald, "Future perfect", Planning, 65: 12, 4-13, 12/1999.
Knack, Ruth Eckdish, "What is the world coming to? Chicago!", Planning, 68: 1, 28-31, 1/2002.
"Weyerhaeuser Corporate Headquarters, Tacoma, Washington, 1972", Process Architecture, 85, 44-49,145, 10/1989.
"P/A/ Annual Design Survey for 1954 first Design Awards Program Commerce", Progressive Architecture, XXXV: 1, 85, 01/1954.
Temko, Allen, "Resplendent Palace Hotel Opens", San Francisco Chronicle, 4/3/1991.
Pryne, Eric, "Federal Way campaign invites tenants to come on down!", Seattle Times, E1-E2, 08/30/2008.
"Weyerhaeuser sale of unit wrapped up", Seattle Times, E1, 08/05/2008.
Sherwood, David C., "Solution File: Symphony Towers", Urban Land, 53: 4, 70-71, 1994-04.
Uhlir, Ed, "Park it here: the new Millennium Park is expected to become a significant cultural, recreational, and economic asset to Chicago's lakefront", Urban Land, 59: 9, 36-37, 9/2000.
"Hancock Building San Francisco", Western Architect and Engineer, 04/1960.
"Seattle's Sophisticated Tower", Western Architect and Engineer, 219: 5, 21-28, 05/1960.
"Prize Photograph of A & E's New Headquarters", Western Architect and Engineer, 221: 2, 4, 02/1961.
Turner, Nicola, "Planting the future: Millennium Park, Chicago", World architecture, 79: 61, 9/1999.