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Smith Sumiyo Nakata, Gyo Frederick Obata, Victor Eugene Steinbrueck, Minoru Yamasaki, Astra Zarina

Active 1949-

This firm designed nationally and was headquartered in Birmingham, MI. In 1962, other partners included: Henry J. Guthard, Robert L. Morris, Daniel L. Treacy, Alvin R. Prevost, Peter Turner, Alex J. Violassi and Aaron Schreier.

PCAD id: 287

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