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Name:    Hellmuth, George
Profession:  Architect
Born/Started:    1907
Died/Ended:    1999
Description:    Born the son of George W. Hellmuth, young George Hellmuth, a native of St. Louis, graduated from Washington University. He worked as a city architect for St. Louis in 1932, designing police stations and bus shelters. In 1949, he opened his office and formed the firm Hellmuth, Yamasaki and Leinweber, which dissolved in 1954. At that time, Hellmuth went into partnership with Gyo Obata and George Kassabaum. Hellmuth was former chairman of the Landmarks and Urban Design Commission of St. Louis and was on the board of Downtown St. Louis, Inc. Early designs of Hellmuth, Obata and Kassabaum (HOK) included BoatmenĀ“s Tower, Lambert Field terminal, and the Living World at the St. Louis Zoo. Later designs include the Metropolitan Square, Southwestern Bell Telephone building; Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse, American Zinc Building; Trans World Dome, and the rehabilitation of Union Station in 1985.

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