The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

Program Partners


Founded in 1936, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP is one of the world's leading architecture, urban design, engineering and interior architecture firms. SOM's sophistication in building technology applications and commitment to design quality has resulted in a portfolio that features some of the most important architectural accomplishments of the 20th century. Examples include the Sears Tower and John Hancock Center in Chicago; Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai; Canary Wharf in London; the Washington Mall and Constitution Gardens in Washington D.C.; and the Lever House in New York City. Currently, the firm maintains offices in Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington DC, London, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.

Partner Category: Professional Association

Centennial Activities

Recognizing a Global Resource: Vision for the Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Region

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

If Daniel Burnham were alive today, he would recognize the importance of the Great Lakes and the need to protect this unique resource and the cities adjacent to its waters. [MORE]

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill


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