view all images ( of 2 shown)

Male, born 1913-06-07, died 1996-07-11

Associated with the firm network

Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, (SOM), San Francisco, CA

Professional History

Draftsman, Burnham and Hammond, Architects, Chicago, IL, 1937-1941; Architectural Designer, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, Architects, Chicago, IL, 1937-1941; Robinson served in active duty with the US Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Partner, Toussaint and Robinson, Architects, Chicago, IL, 1946-1950; Junior Partner, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM), San Francisco, CA, 1950- . Robinson was the Project Manager for the Norton Building, Seattle, WA, (1959).

Robinson joined the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in 1946, and was a member of the Northern CA Chapter from 1950 until the end of his career. When surveyed in 1962, Robinson identified himself as a Registered Architect in the States of CA and IL.


B.S., Arch., University of Virginia (UVa), Charlottesville, VA, 1936; M.Arch., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, 1937.


Born in Chicago, IL, Robinson attended college in Charlottesville, VA, and Cambridge, MA. Following his education at MIT, he returned to live and work in Chicago, IL, obtaining employment as an architectural designer with Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, Architects, for four years just before World War II. After a four-year architectural partnership in Chicago, he rejoined SOM and filled a vacancy in its San Francisco office. He lived in the San Francisco Bay Area from 1950 until his death at age 83. In 1955, he had an address of 1915 Green Street in San Francisco, CA.

His mother's maiden name was Dodson.

SSN: 320-18-3618.

Associated Locations

  • Chicago, IL (Architect's Birth)
    Chicago, IL

    OpenStreetMap (new tab)
    Google Map (new tab)
    click to view google map

PCAD id: 6768