Al Parker, Architect

Alfred Browning Parker - 1916 - 2011

 

Education:

1939 - Bachelors of Architecture, with honors University of Florida,                     Gainesville, Florida

 

Registered:

Florida

 

Fellowships:

1939 - American Scandinavian Exchange Scholar, Stockholm, Sweden

1940 - Pan Am Airways Travel Fellowship, Mexico

 

Academic Appointments:

1941 - 1946 - Associate Professor of Architecture, College of Architecture                        & Fine Arts, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

1994 - Professor Emeritus, School of Architecture.                       University Florida, Gainesville, Florida

 

Publications:

1965 - You and Architecture

 

Firms:

1946 - Alfred Browning Parker Architects, Miami, Florida

 

Influences:

Architects Frank Lloyd Wright and Rudolph Weaver

 

Professional Affiliations:

1945 - 1959 - American Institute of Architects (AIA) South Florida                                   Chapter

1949 - President, American Institute of Architects (AIA) South Florida                   Chapter

          

Public Service:

1947 -  Coconut Grove Citizens Committee for Slum Clearance, Coconut                Grove, Florida

1953 - 1961 - Chairman, Miami Building Board of Appeals, Miami,                                   Florida

1955 - President and Founding Director, Flagler Federal Savings and Loan             Association, Miami Florida

1961 - Miami Committee for Improvement, Miami River, Miami, Florida

1962 - Cuban Architects in Exile

1967 - Miami Action Committee, Miami Chamber of                                               Commerce, Miami, Florida

 

Military Service:

1942 - 1946 - United States Naval Reserves

 

Honors:

1954 - House Beautiful Pacesetter, Parker Residence, Coconut Grove,                   Florida

1959 - House Beautiful Pacesetter, Miller Residence, Coconut Grove,                     Florida

2008 - Alfred Browning Parker, Architecture Archives Endowment,                       University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

 

Notable Works:

1952 - George Washington Carver Middle School, Coconut Grove, Florida

1953 - Bal Harbor Yacht Club, Miami Beach, Florida

1968 - Parker Residence "Woodsong", Coconut Grove, Florida

1967 - Tench Residence, Elizabeth Place Neighborhood, Gainesville,                      Florida

2000 - Parker Residence, Golf View Neighborhood, Gainesville, Florida

Al Parker, Architect

1953 - Bal Harbor Yacht Club,

Miami Beach, Florida

1967 - Tench Residence,

Elizabeth Place, Neighborhood,

Gainesville, Florida

1968 - Parker Residence, "Woodsong",

Coconut Grove, Florida

2000 - Parker Residence, Golf View Neighborhood, Gainesville, Florida

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