John C. Parkin

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John Cresswell Parkin
Born (1922-03-24)March 24, 1922
Sheffield, England
Died October 22, 1988(1988-10-22) (aged 66)
Toronto, Ontario
Occupation Architect
Awards C.C.
Practice The Tara Association
Buildings National Gallery of Canada

John Cresswell Parkin, CC OOnt (March 24, 1922 – October 22, 1988) was a Canadian architect and urban planner.

He received his B.Arch. from the University of Manitoba in 1944 and at Harvard University under Walter Gropius. He entered into an architectural practice with John Burnett Parkin in 1947.

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He was a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. He was a member of the Ontario Association of Architects and the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, where he served as president from 1970 to 1980.[citation needed]

In 1972 he was made a Companion of the Order of Canada "for his services to architecture, urban planning, industrial design and the arts".[1]


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