Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)

Partners

Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, (SOM), San Francisco, CA

ID: 97
Partnership Name: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, (SOM), San Francisco, CA
Position Title: Partnership
Firm Partners: Skidmore, Louis
Owings, Nathaniel A.
Merrill, John Ogden
Bassett, Charles E.
Notes: Chuck Bassett was Managing Partner of the San Francisco Office of SOM, from 1955-1981;
Structures: 1000 Louisiana Street Office Building, Houston, TX - 1979-1983 (2156)
1010 Milam Street, Houston, TX - 1963 (2157)
1 Bush Plaza Office Building, San Francisco, CA - 1959 (3637)
345 California Center, San Francisco, CA - 1986 (13544)
505 Montgomery Street Office Building, Financial District, San Francisco, CA - 1987-1988 (16488)
ABI Tower, Century City, Los Angeles, CA - 1971 (404)
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)
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)
City of Columbus, City Hall, Columbus, IN - 1981 (11219)
County of Alameda, Coliseum Arena, Oakland, CA - 1964-1966 (7179)
County of Alameda, Coliseum, Oakland, CA - 1964-1966 (7178)
Crocker Center, Crocker Bank Tower, San Francisco, CA - 1982 (18691)
Crocker Center, Galleria, San Francisco, CA - 1982 (18690)
Crown Zellerbach Corporation, Office Building #2, San Francisco, CA - 1957-1959 (970)
Episcopal Diocese of California, Saint Aidan's Church #2, San Francisco, CA - 1962-1963 (16796)
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco #2, San Francisco, CA - (12703)
First International Plaza, Houston, TX - 1980 (4907)
Hancock, John, Life Insurance Company, Office Building, San Francisco, CA - 1960 (14531)
Hartford Building, San Francisco, CA - 1964 (5844)
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)
Qantas Airlines Building, Union Square, San Francisco, CA - 1972 (2132)
Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland, Cathedral Parish of Christ the Light, Oakland, CA - 2005-2008 (16633)
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)
State of California, State Office Building #2, San Francisco, CA - 1986 (3703)
Union Bank, Office Building, 350 California Street, Financial District, San Francisco, CA - 1977 (3911)
United States Department of State, U.S. Embassy, Moscow, Soviet Union - (2197)
University of California, Berkeley, Lawrence Hall of Science, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, San Francisco, Project - 1963 (5963)
Weyerhaeuser Corporation World Headquarters, Federal Way, WA - 1971-1972 (3920)
Locations: Architect's Office:
1 Bush Street
San Francisco, CA
USA
map latlong or map of street number
Publications: "Columbia Lighting Incorporated Advertisement, 1977", AIA Journal, 66: 11, 26-27, 10/1977.
Canty, Donald, "Evaluation of an Open Office Landscape: Weyerhaeuser Co.", AIA Journal, 66: 8, 40-45, 7/1977.
American Architects Directory 1962, second edition: 38, 1962.
"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.
"Anshen and Allen Win Closed Competition", Architectural Record, 133: 2, 12-13, 02/1963.
"Sacramento Commercial Area Ready for Bids", Architectural Record, 133: 3, 32-3 - 32-3, 03/1963.
"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.
Woodbridge, Sally B., Woodbridge, John B., Architecture San Francisco: The Guide, 4, 1982.
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.
"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.
Seidler, Harry, Grand Tour, 523, 2003.
Gebhard, David, Montgomery, Robert, "53. California First Bank Building", Guide to Architecture in San Francisco and Northern California, 71, 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, Winter, Robert, Guide to Architecture in San Francisco and Northern California, 68, 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.
Fox, Stephen, Houston Architectural Guide, Second Edition: 11-12, 1999.
Fox, Stephen, Houston Architectural Guide, 29, 1990.
"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.
Bednar, Michael J., Interior Pedestrian Places, 40-42; 68, 1989.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 203, 1994.
Hua, Thao, "Edward C Bassett; architect designed many S.F. skyscrapers", Los Angeles Times, A32, 09/03/1999.
"Weyerhaeuser Corporate Headquarters, Tacoma, Washington, 1972", Process Architecture, 85, 44-49,145, 10/1989.
"Pennsylvania Avenue Plan Forges Ahead", Progressive Architecture, 46: 7, 61-62, 07/1965.
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.
"Prize Photograph of A & E's New Headquarters", Western Architect and Engineer, 221: 2, 4, 02/1961.
"Hancock Building San Francisco", Western Architect and Engineer, 04/1960.
"Seattle's Sophisticated Tower", Western Architect and Engineer, 219: 5, 21-28, 05/1960.