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Seymour Altman Edit Profile

Architect , landscape designer

Seymour Altman, American Architect, landscape designer. Registered architect, Illinois. Recipient Skidmore Owings Merrill award, 1951; faculty scholar University of Illinois, 1947-1951, Gargoyle Society, 1949-1951; Chicago Institute of Design grantee, 1951-1952.

Background

Altman, Seymour was born on September 21, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Jack and Bella (Marcus) Altman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Illinois, 1951.

Career

Draftsman, Mielke & Smith, Chicago, 1954; designer, Nicol & Nicol, Chicago, 1955-1956; associate, Edward Dart, Chicago, 1956-1958; principal, S. Altman Associations, Chicago, 1958-1960; partner, Altman Saichek Associations, Chicago, 1960-1978; president, Altman Saichek Adams, Ltd., Chicago, since 1978. Landscape consultant Chicago Daily News, 1969-1970.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, Illinois.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include office building renovation 30 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, 1973, Felt Products Manufacturing Office Building, Skokie, Illinois, 1975, inflatable membrane structure overMeml. Stadium, University Illinois, Champaign, 1985.

Membership

Co-chairman Safeguard for Agricultural Varieties in Europe, Lake and Cook Counties, Illinois, 1971-1972. Coordinator McGover for President, Lake County, 1972. Chairman Stevenson for Senate, South Lake county, 1974.

Co-organizer Environmental Control Commission, Highland Park, Illinois, 1973-1974. Trustee Mosquito Abatement District, South Lake county, 1974-1978. Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1954.

Member American Institute of Architects, National Council Architectural Registration Boards.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, gardening, painting, music, stamp collecting/philately.

Connections

Married Lois Elaine Rosenblum, July 10, 1954. Children: Mitchell A., Daniel E., David J.

father:
Jack Altman

mother:
Bella (Marcus) Altman

spouse:
Lois Elaine Rosenblum

child:
Daniel E. Altman

child:
David J. Altman

child:
Mitchell A. Altman