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Series VII: SOM News

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Volume 1 August 1953

Topics include: general news about SOM offices worldwide



Volume 1 October 1953

Topics include: group insurance policy for SOM employees; construction of the New York Life Insurance Company, Chicago, Illinois; construction projects for United Air Lines; airplane hangar at Nouasseur, Morocco; hotel construction at Istanbul, Turkey; expansion of the New York office; presentation of three hospitals at the American Hospital Association convention in San Francisco: Ohio State University Medical Center, Northern Indiana Hospital for Children and the Maternity and Pediatrics Pavilion of Cedars of Lebanon Hospital of Los Angeles, California; post-graduate school for the United States Navy, Monterey, California



Volume 1 December 1953

Topics include: Annual Partners' Meeting at Chicago on November 20th and 21st; Manufacturers Trust Bank building, Manhattan, New York; renovation of the SOM San Francisco office; post-graduate school for the United States Navy at Monterey, California; long-term planning for Stanford University, Palo Alto, California; Pacific Greyhound Maintenance Center, San Francisco, California; Elmendord Hospital, Alaska; Sawyer Biscuit Company Factory Building; Food Service Unit, University of Illinois at Urbana; Staff Apartments, University of Illinois at Urbana; completion of the Cancer Research Addition of the Medical Center at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio; multiple-dwelling unit of the Germany State Department; Pepsi Cola new bottling plant, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Maxon Oral School, Portland, Oregon.



Volume 1 February 1954

Topics include: first Progressive Architecture Design Award



Volume 1 April 1954

Topics include: Fort Dearborn Project, Chicago, Illinois; Marion County Courthouse, Salem, Oregon



Volume 1 June 1954

Topics include: Ford Motor Company Building, Michigan; Trinity Lutheran Church, Walnut Creek, California; Harris Trust and Savings Bank, Chicago, Illinois; Men's Dormitory for Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio



Volume 1 August 1954

Topics include: Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Connecticut General Life Insurance Company Building, Connecticut; Borden Research Laboratory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Stanford Lands. Stanford University, Stanford, California; Gunners' School, Great Lakes Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois; Richland Lutheran Church, Richland, Washington; Los Alamos National Laboratory, General Laboratory and Administration Building, Los Alamos, New Mexico



Volume 1 October 1954

Topics include: Manufacturers' Trust Company, New York; United States Consulate, Bremen, Germany; Standard Oil Company Technical Services Building, Whiting, Indiana; Hilton Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey; Central Lutheran Church, Eugene, Oregon; First National Bank Building, Colorado Springs, Colorado



Volume 1 December 1954

Topics include: SOM Annual Partner's Meeting; Shopping Center at Pacific Grove, California



Volume 1 February 1955

Topics include: National Administrative Center, New York; Okinawa Engineer District Complex, Japan; completion of the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School of Engineering, Monterey, California



Volume 1 April 1955

Topics include: Inland Steel Company Building, Chicago, Illinois; United States Consulate, Dusseldorf, Germany; Gold Medal from the Architectural League of New York for two buildings by SOM: Manufacturers Trust Company's Fifth Avenue Branch; Tucker-Maxon Oral School in Portland, Oregon; Wilsey & Ham's Building for Millsdale Industrial Park, Millbrae, California; Vick Chemical Company Building, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; General Mills Inc. Building, Golden Valley, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Addition for Hosford School, Portland, Oregon; relocation of the Colorado Springs office to its new permanent address at 3333 North El Paso Street; retirement of Capt. Carroll L. Tyler



Volume 1 June 1955

Topics include: United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado



Volume 1 August 1955

Topics include: Chase Manhattan Bank Headquarters, Manhattan, New York; United States Naval Hospital, Virginia; Kimberly-Clark Corporation Building, Fullerton, California; Warren Petroleum Corporation building, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Fort Dearborn project, Chicago, Illinois; Women's dormitory at Reed College, Portland, Oregon



Volume 1 October 1955

Topics include: Crown Zellerbach Office Building, San Francisco, California; Utah Construction project, San Francisco Bay, California; Reynolds Metal Company Headquarters Building, Richmond, Virginia; Completion of Central Lutheran Church, Eugene, Oregon; Burns Clinic project, Petoskey, Michigan; East Side Junior High School, Joliet, Illinois



Volume 1 December 1955

Topics include: SOM Annual Partner's Meeting; retirement of Louis Skidmore; Heinz Research Center Building, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Award from the Municipal Art Society to SOM for the Manufacturers Trust Company; Karl Taylor Compton laboratory, MIT, Cambridge, Boston, Massachusetts



Volume 1 February 1956

Topics include: Warren Petroleum Corporation, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Guardian Life Insurance Company Building, San Diego, California; Metropolitan Headquarters for YMCA, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Lincoln Square Project, Manhattan, New York; retirement of Major General George J. Nold; plans for the Winter Olympic Games, Squaw Valley, California; Award for East Side Junior High School, Joliet, Illinois, from Progressive Architecture



Volume 1 April 1956

Topics include: The Chase Manhattan Bank, Manhattan, New York



Volume 1 June 1956

Topics include: United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado



Volume 1 August 1956

Topics include: New York University - Bellevue Medical Center, Manhattan, New York; Motor Bank Addition of the United States National Bank of Portland, Oregon; completion of the Cedar Hills Shopping Center, Portland, Oregon; completion of the Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Fullerton, California; Preferred Insurance Company Building, Grand Rapids, Michigan; Talman Federal Savings & Loan Association Building, Chicago, Illinois; General Mills Headquarters, Golden Valley, Minnesota



Volume 1 October 1956

Topics include: Union Carbide and Carbon Corporation Building, Manhattan, New York



Volume 1 December 1956

Topics include: SOM Annual Partners' Meeting



Volume 1 February 1957

Topics include: Gold Medal Award of the American Institute of Architects; Dollars Saving Bank, Manhattan, New York



Volume 1 April 1957

Topics include: Master Plan for the Planning Commission and the Re-development Agency of San Francisco



Volume 1 June - October 1957

Topics include: Union Carbide Corporation Building, Eastview, New York; Hoyt Street Medical Clinic, Portland, Oregon; Portland Exposition-Recreation Center, Oregon; Avon Products Building, Morton Grove, Illinois; Signode Steel Strapping Company Building, Glenview, Illinois; H.J. Heinz Company Building, San Francisco, California; Shell Company Office Building, Melbourne, Australia; Temple University Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; C.B.S. Laboratories, Stamford, Connecticut; American Machine and Foundry nuclear reactor, Plainsboro, New Jersey; Institute for Muscle disease, Manhattan, New York; Geigy Chemical Corporation, Ardsley, New York; Karl Taylor Compton Laboratories, MIT, Cambridge, Boston, Massachusetts; Parke, Davis & Company Building, Ann Arbor, Michigan



Volume 1 December 1957

Topics include: SOM Annual Partners' Meeting; JFK International Airport, Queens, New York; United Airlines hangar, San Francisco, California



Volume 2 February 1958

Topics include: The Harris Trust and Savings Bank, Chicago, Illinois



Volume 2 April 1958

Topics include: Norton Building, San Francisco, California; Colgate University, Hamilton, New York; Northwest Community Hospital, Chicago, Illinois; Banco Moreira Salles, Manhattan, New York; Inland Steel Company, Chicago, Illinois



Volume 2 June 1958

Topics include: Warren Petroleum Corporation Building, Tulsa, Oklahoma



Volume 2 December 1958

Topics include: Reynolds Metals Company Headquarters, Richmond, Virginia



Volume 2 February 1959

Topics include: SOM Annual Partners' Meeting; Crown Zellerbach Corporation Headquarters Office Building, San Francisco, California; Harris Trust and Savings Bank, Chicago, Illinois; The Chase Manhattan Bank, Manhattan, New York



Volume 2 April 1959

Topics include: Banque Lambert, Brussels, Belgium



Volume 2 June 1959

Topics include: Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa; Medical Research Laboratory, University of Illinois, Chicago; John J. Pershing Elementary School, Chicago, Illinois; Albert Einstein Elementary School, Chicago, Illinois; Gompers Junior High School, Chicago, Illinois



Volume 2 August 1959

Topics include: The Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan



Volume 2 August 1960

Topics include: Pepsi-Cola World Headquarters, Manhattan, New York; First City National Bank of Houston, Houston, Texas; Chase Manhattan Bank, Manhattan, New York; The Hartford Building, Chicago, Illinois; C.I.L House, Montreal, Canada; First National City Bank of New York, Manhattan, New York; JFK International Airport, Queens, New York; Banco de Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia; John Hancock Building, San Francisco, California



Volume 2 October 1960

Topics include: Yale [Beinecke] Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New Haven, Connecticut



Volume 2 December 1960

Topics include: Introduction of new partners in SOM; Home Federal Savings & Loan Association of Chicago Building, Chicago, Illinois; Union Carbide Corporation, Manhattan, New York



Volume 2 June 1961

Topics include: First City National Bank, Houston, Texas



Volume 2 August 1961

Topics include: Emhart Manufacturing Company Building, Hartford, Bloomfield, Connecticut



Volume 2 October 1961

Topics include: The Hartford Building, Chicago, Illinois



Volume 2 December 1961

Topics include: Introduction of new partners; The Portland Memorial Coliseum, Oregon; The Portland Hilton Hotel, Oregon; The Hilton Inn, Seattle, Washington; The Oregon Primate Research Center, Portland, Oregon; The Reed College Biology Building, Portland, Oregon; Linfield College Commons Building, McMinnville, Oregon; Portland Urban Renewal Master Plan, Oregon; United Metal Trades Association; Oregon Technical Institute, Klamath Falls, Oregon; Standard Plaza Building, Portland, Oregon



Volume 2 February 1962

Topics include: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York



Volume 2 April 1962

Topics include: The Upjohn Company. Kalamazoo, Michigan



Volume 2 June 1962

Topics include: The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland, California



Volume 2 February 1963

Topics include: John Hancock Building, New Orleans, Louisiana; John Hancock Building, Kansas City, Missouri



Volume 2 April 1963

Topics include: American Republic Building, Des Moines, Iowa



Volume 2 December 1963

Topics include: Tennessee Gas Transmission Co, Building, Houston, Texas



Volume 2 January 1964

Topics include: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven



Volume 2 May 1964

Topics include: BMA Tower, Kansas City, Missouri



Volume 3 August 1964

Topics include: Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hawaii



Volume 3 March 1966

Topics include: Oregon Technical Institute, Portland, Oregon; Lloyd Corporation building project, Portland, Oregon; Omark Industries, Inc. Building, Portland, Oregon; Sheraton Motor Inn, Seattle, Washington; Pacific Power and Light Co., Portland, Oregon; Portland Center, Oregon



Volume 3 June 1966

Topics include: John Hancock Center Chicago, Illinois



Volume 3 July 1966

Topics include: Alcoa Building, San Francisco, California



Volume 3 August 1966

Topics include: Washington Mall Plan, Washington, D.C.



Volume 3 September 1966

Topics include: Banque Lambert, Brussels, Belgium



Volume 3 November 1966

Topics include: The Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, Connecticut



Volume 3 March 1967

Topics include: National Life and Accident Insurance Company Home Office Building, Nashville, Tennessee



Volume 3 May 1967

Topics include: American Bible Society Building, Manhattan, New York



Volume 3 May 1967

Topics include: A.I.A Awards 1967



Volume 3 November 1967

Topics include: National Headquarters Building of the American Republic Insurance Company, Des Moines, Iowa



Volume 3 February 1968

Topics include: Community Hospital of Roanoke Valley, Virginia



Volume 3 April 1970

Topics include: Shell Plaza, Houston, Texas



Volume 3 December 1970

Topics include: American Can Company Building, Greenwich, Connecticut



Volume 4 New York Projects in Process, April 1969

Topics include: Chase Manhattan Bank, San Juan, Puerto Rico; New York University Medical Tower, Manhattan, New York; Princeton Laboratory, Princeton, New Jersey; City College of New York, Science & Physical Education Building, Manhattan, New York; Connecticut College Fine Arts Building, New London, Connecticut; Equitable Life – Atlanta, Georgia



Volume 4 New York Projects in Process, May 1969

Topics include: Tishman - Third Avenue, Manhattan, New York; L.B. Johnson Library, Austin, Texas; Cornell - Social Science Building, Ithaca, New York; Uris - Jericho, Jericho, L.I., New York; Carlton Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa; Uris - Blue Hill, Orangetown, New York



Volume 4 New York Projects in Process, June 1969

Topics include: Solow Office Building – Manhattan, New York; American Can - Greenwich, Connecticut; One Beacon Street – Boston, Massachusetts; Hamilton Civic Square - Hamilton, Ontario, Canada



Volume 4 New York Projects in Process, July 1969

Topics include: The Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and the Mt. Sinai Hospital - Annenberg - Manhattan, New York; 1095 Avenue of the Americas – Manhattan, New York; 1114 Avenue of the Americas - Manhattan, New York; Seatrain Lines, Weehawken, New Jersey



Volume 4 New York Projects in Process, August 1969

Topics include: One Liberty Plaza – Manhattan, New York; The Virginia National Bank, Norfolk, Virginia; The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown, New York



Volume 4 New York Projects in Process, October 1969

Topics include: 1114 Avenue of the Americas, Manhattan, New York; Research Hangar - Federal Aviation Administration, Atlantic City, New Jersey; Crossroads Associates, Fairfax County, Virginia; Lyndon Baines Johnson Library & East Campus Library & Research Building. University of Texas, Austin, Texas



Volume 4 New York Projects in Process, February 1970

Topics include: Ford Motor Credit Co., Dearborn, Michigan; Shell Oil Company - Data Service Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Philip Morris (Cigarette Manufacturing Plant), Richmond, Virginia



Volume 4 New York Projects in Process, September 1970

Topics include: Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, New York; Carlton Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa



Volume 4 Chicago Projects in Process, September 1969

Topics include: Behavioral Sciences Center. University of Illinois, Chicago Circle; Basic Science Building. University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa; Health Sciences Library, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa; Science & Engineering Center. University of Illinois - Chicago Circle; addition to Science & Engineering Center University of Illinois - Chicago Circle; Core & Research Library, Biological Science Building. Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois



Volume 4 San Francisco Projects in Process, October 1969

Topics include: Marine Midland Center, Buffalo, New York



Volume 4 San Francisco Projects in Process, April 1970

Topics include: Weyerhaeuser Headquarters Office Building. Tacoma, Washington



Volume 4 San Francisco Projects in Process, May 1970

Topics include: Oregon Technical Institute, Classroom Building, Klamath Falls, Oregon