Born: May 09, 1909 AD
Died: 1990 AD, at 81 years of age.
1909 - He was born in Buffalo, New York on the 9th of May.
- He attended Lafayette High School, an architecturally significant building, Bunshaft was a modernist whose early influences included Mies van der Rohe and Le Corbusier.
1952 - He designed Lever House in New York City.
1953 - His design for the Manufacturers Hanover Trust Branch Bank, the first post-war 'transparent' bank on the east coast, is a modernist gem.
- Bunshaft worked with Edward Durell Stone, worked three months for industrial designer Raymond Loewy, whom he considered a phony, and eventually became a partner in the New York office of the young firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.
1983 - He designed the National Commercial Bank in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
1988 - He received the Pritzker Prize, he gave the shortest speech of any winner in the award's history, stating.
1990 - He died on the 6th of August.
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