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Born: 9/12/1928

Born in Philadelphia, PA, Gerald Schwam received his architectural training at the University of Pennsylvania, completing a B.Arch. in 1953.

Schwam then worked as a draftsman for several Philadelphia firms: Norman Rice, Clifford Garner and Thalheimer & Weitz. In 1956, he and Herman Hassinger formed Hassinger & Schwam. The firm became Hassinger, Schwam & White ca. 1972. Schwam joined the national AIA and the Philadelphia Chapter in 1957.

Written by Emily T. Cooperman, and Rima M. Girnius.

Clubs and Membership Organizations

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Philadelphia Chapter, AIA

School Affiliations

  • University of Pennsylvania

 

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