Al Parker, Architect

Updated: Jan 22

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:

19401 - 1946 - Associate Professor of Architecture, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

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


Publications:

1965 - You and Architecture


Firms:

1946 - Alfred Browning Parker Architects, Miami, Florida


Influences:

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 - Charter Member, 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 - Member, Cuban Architects in Exile

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


Military Service:

1942 - 1946 - U.S. 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, Floraid

Notable Works:

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

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



Alfred Parker



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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