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.
Emily T. Cooperman, and
Rima M. Girnius.
Clubs and Membership Organizations
- American Institute of Architects (AIA)
- Philadelphia Chapter, AIA
- University of Pennsylvania
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