Bruce Graham

Peruvian-American architect (1925–2010)

Bruce John Graham (December 1, 1925 – March 6, 2010) was a Colombian-American architect. Graham and his business partner Fazlur Khan are well known for designing the Willis Tower and the 875 North Michigan Avenue, both in Chicago, Illinois.

Graham was born to a Canadian father and to a Peruvian mother in La Cumbre, Valle del Cauca, Columbia. He was raised in Bogotá, Columbia and in Chicago, Illinois. He studied at Colegio San Jose de Rio Piedras, at the University of Pennsylvania, Case School of Applied Sciences, and at University of Dayton.

Graham died on March 6, 2010 from emphysema in Hobe Sound, Florida, aged 84.[1] He was buried in Graceland Cemetery in Uptown, Chicago.

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  1. "Bruce Graham, architect of Willis Tower and John Hancock Center, dies at age 84". Chicago Tribune. March 8, 2010. Archived from the original on November 18, 2012. Retrieved November 20, 2012.

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