Male, US

Associated with the firms network

Schirmer and Rich, Architects; Schirmer, William E., Architect

Professional History


Principal, William E. Schirmer, Architect, Oakland, CA; Partner, Schirmer and [William A.] Rich, Architects, Oakland, CA, c. 1949. Schirmer and Rich provided plans for a Roman Catholic School and Convent addition in 1949 in San Francisco. This reinforced concrete addition consisted of six new classrooms, and cost approximately $200,000. (See "Construction Contracts Awarded and Miscellaneous Personnel Data," Architect and Engineer, vol. 176-179, 1949, p. 44.)


Schirmer's father was William Schirmer (1858-1939), a Pacific Coast Master Mariner. He organized Schirmer Stevedoring Co. in San Francisco, CA, and was the founder of Transoceanic Company and General Steamship Company.

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