Ortho Pharmaceutical (Canada) Ltd., Plant and Offices, North York, Ontario (1955-1956)
Part of:
  • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)
  • John Cresswell Parkin (architect)
  • John B. Parkin (architect)

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


circa 1956

Level of archival description:
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:


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

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.

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