Edward Charles Bassett

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Edward Charles "Chuck" Bassett (1922–1999)[1] was an American architect based in San Francisco.


Born in Port Huron, Michigan. Bassett was a Fellow at the American Academy in Rome in 1970.

He served as design partner in the San Francisco office of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill for 26 years, from 1955 through his retirement in 1981.[2] He was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Associate member in 1970, and became a full member in 1990.

He died at age 77, from complications from a stroke only days prior.[1]

Bassett's designs include:


  1. ^ a b Pace, Eric (1999-09-05). "Edward Bassett, Architect, Is Dead at 77". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-08-12.
  2. ^ a b "Obituaries : Edward C. Bassett; Architect Designed Many S.F. Skyscrapers". Los Angeles Times. 1999-09-03. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2017-08-12.
  3. ^ a b c Edward Charles Bassett at archINFORM
  4. ^ "The John Cho Movie We Have Been Waiting For". New Republic. Retrieved 2017-08-12.