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Graham, Bruce

Bruce Graham (1925-

Bruce Graham, born 1925 in Bogotá, Colombia by American parents, is an American architect. Among his most known buildings are the Sears Tower, the Inland Steel Building, and the John Hancock Center.
He studied at the University of Dayton, Ohio and at the Case School of Applied Sciences in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1948 with a degree in architecture. For the majority of his career he headed the Chicago office Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, one of the largest architectural firms in the United States.
He was friends with Alexander Calder, Joan Miro, Chryssa and Chillida, to name a few. He invited these artists to create public works of Art for the city of Chicago.

Important Buildings:


Hotel de las Artes    
Inland Steel Building
John Hancock Center    
Sears Tower