(1929 – )
James Ream received his bachelor in Architecture from Cornell University; he continued his studies at the Pratt Institute in New York and in Italy at the University of Rome. He began practicing as a project designer for Eero Saarinen in 1957 in Michigan and then practiced in Colorado from 1959 until 1965. Ream came to San Francisco in 1966, initially serving as Chief of Design for John Carl Warnecke & Associates and then opening his own firm in 1969. His firm has completed a variety of industrial, transportation, religious, commercial, civic, and residential comissions.
James Ream, FAIA, an award-winning architect, who from his arrival in San Francisco in 1966 to the present, was active incivic design issues. As an energetic member of civic organizations, he initiated proposals directed at the improvement of the quality of urban design and planning in his adopted city.
Born September 8, 1929 in Summit, New Jersey, his education included the Choate School in Connecticut, his architectural degree from Cornell University, graduate studies in industrial design at Pratt Institute, and postgraduate studies in structural engineering at the University of Rome, Italy.
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