York University Natural Sciences Building (Biology), North York, Ontario (1964-1965)
Part of:
  • 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 Natural Sciences Building (Biology), North York, Ontario (1964-1965)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 79 drawings (all reprographic copies)
Scope and content:
This project series documents the Natural Sciences Building at York University in North York, Ontario from 1964-1965. The office identified the project number as 6406.
This project consisted of a three-storey brick and concrete building with a flat roof line. The building was mostly rectangular in shape, with some rectangular wings extending off the building. to house the natural Sciences 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.
The project is recorded through reprographic copies of drawings dating from 1964. These were a set of plans, elevations, sections, details, schedules and structural, electrical and mechanical drawings.
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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 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.PR09, York University, Lecture Hall No. 1, 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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