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Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill

The architectural firm of Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill (SOM) was formed in Chicago in 1936 by Louis Skidmore[?] and Nathaniel Owings[?]. in 1939 they were joined by John Merrill[?]. Their most famous architects were Gordon Bunshaft, Myron Goldsmith[?], Bruce Graham[?], and Walter Netsch[?]. They were noted for the glass box skyscraper form they pioneered.

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