York University, Lecture Hall No. 1, North York, Ontario (1964-1965)

York University, Lecture Hall No. 1, North York, Ontario (1964-1965)

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  • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)
  • John B. Parkin Associates (architectural firm)
  • John Cresswell Parkin (architect)
  • Gordon S. Adamson and Associates (architectural firm)
  • Shore & Moffat and Partners (architectural firm)


York University, Lecture Hall No. 1, North York, Ontario (1964-1965)

Dates of creation


Level of archival description


Extent and Medium

  • 35 drawings (all reprographic copies)

Scope and Content

This project series documents a lecture hall building at York University in North York, Ontario from 1964-1965. The office identified the project number as 6413.

This project, known as Lecture Hall No. 1, consisted of a two-storey building at York University, to be used for teaching. The basement included mechanical and electrical rooms, while the ground floor was made up of large, two-storey lecture halls, smaller classrooms, and projection rooms. This project was built by John B. Parkin Associates, in a joint venture with Gordon S. Adamson Associates and Shore & Moffat and Partners. These three architecture firms formed a joint venture known as UPACE (University Planners Architects And Consulting Engineer). This project was part of a larger master plan by UPACE, which built more than a dozen buildings for the university during this time. UPACE received a Special Mention Massey Medal in 1967 for the design of this project.

The project is recorded through reprographic copies of drawings dating from 1965. These were a set of drawings issued for tender.

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

Conditions governing reproduction

  • Jennifer A.C. Parkin holds copyright. Permission must be sought from the copyright holder before reproductions can be made.


North York Ontario Canada

Related units of description

  • Records for related projects are also included in this fonds, see: AP018.S1.1964.PR03, York University Natural Sciences Building (Biology), North York, Ontario; AP018.S1.1966.PR04, York University, Central Plaza Building, York, Ontario; AP018.S1.1968.PR05, York University, Second College Complex, College E Academic and Dining Building, York, Ontario. Additional materials for this project are held at the University of Calgary in the John B. Parkin/NORR fonds.


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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1964.PR09.001
    • Title: Set of drawings issued for tender, York University, Lecture Hall No. 1, North York, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1965
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0


    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 35 reprographic copies


    Sheet: 102 x 72 cm

    Conditions governing reproduction:

    • Jennifer A.C. Parkin holds copyright. Permission must be sought from the copyright holder before reproductions can be made.

    Credit line:

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

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