Historic Preservation Speaker Series
Date: Oct 17, 2018
Location: Center for the Digital Arts
Peekskill Extension Center
27 North Division Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
Nicholas Adams – Building Corporate Modernism: Skidmore Owings & Merrill and the World Around Us
Adams is Professor Emeritus of Art History at Vassar College. He has published widely on the architectural firm of Skidmore Owings & Merrill including the book Skidmore Owings & Merrill: SOM Since 1936 (2007), the first independently authored book on the firm. SOM designed many of the great office buildings and factories of post-WW II American business and industry. Adams is currently completing a biography of Gordon Bunshaft, one of SOM’s primary designers, to be published by Yale University Press in 2019.