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Ortho Pharmaceutical (Canada) Ltd., Plant and Offices, North York, Ontario (1955-1956)

Ortho Pharmaceutical (Canada) Ltd., Plant and Offices, North York, Ontario (1955-1956)

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People

  • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)
  • John Cresswell Parkin (architect)
  • John B. Parkin (architect)

Title

Ortho Pharmaceutical (Canada) Ltd., Plant and Offices, North York, Ontario (1955-1956)

Dates of creation

circa 1956

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 1 mounted photograph

Scope and Content

This project series documents the plant and offices of Ortho Pharmaceutical (Canada) Ltd. on Green Belt Drive in North York, Ontario from 1955-1956. The office identified the project number as 5508.

This project consisted of a 36,000 square foot L-shaped building that housed administrative offices, manufacturing areas and laboratories, storage spaces and a cafeteria. The building's exterior was largely composed of windows, with white-painted steal columns and beams framing the forefront. Other parts of the building were white glazed brick. The design won a Silver Massey Medal for Architecture in 1958.

The project is recorded through a mounted project photograph dating from around 1956.

Reference Number

AP018.S1.1955.PR01

Arrangement

Materials in this project series have been kept in their original order.

Location

North York Toronto Ontario Canada

Related units of description

  • Additional materials for this project are held at the University of Calgary in the John B. Parkin/NORR fonds.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1955.PR01.001
    • Title: Presentation board of project photograph, Ortho Pharmaceutical (Canada) Ltd., Plant and Offices, North York, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: circa 1956
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 mounted photograph

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 102 x 76 cm

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

    Folder Number:

    018-368-02

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