Owings, Nathaniel

Owings, Nathaniel

(1903–1984)
Partner in the firm of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM). Noteworthy projects of the firm are Lever House, New York City (1952); Inland Steel Building, Chicago, IL (1958); One Chase Plaza, NYC (1962); Beinecke Rare Book Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT (1963); Air Force Academy Chapel, Colorado Springs, CO (1963); Circle Campus, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL (1965); John Hancock Center, Chicago, IL (1970); Weyerhauser Headquarters, Tacoma, WA (1971), and Sears Tower, Chicago, IL (1974).