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The Jay Pritzker Foundation

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Last profile update: 04/18/2017
Last grant data update: 05/13/2017

At A Glance

The Jay Pritzker Foundation

3555 Timmons Ln., Ste. 800

Houston, TX United States 77027-6498

Telephone: (713) 961-1600

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

EIN

020550210

BRIDGE Number

7759614665

Background

Established in 2002 in IL - Founded in the name of the late Jay Pritzker. In 1957, he and his brother Donald Pritzker created the Hyatt Hotel chain and he also owned Braniff Airlines from 1983-1988. In 1979, he established the Pritzker Architecture Prize, which is now considered the most prestigious honor in the field.