Al Parker, Architect

Al Parker, Architect

Al Parker, Architect

Alfred Browning Parker – 1916 – 2011

Education:

1939 – Bachelor 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:

1941 – 1946 – Associate Professor of Architecture, College of Architecture & Fine Arts, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

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

Publications:

1965 – You and Architecture

Firms:

1946 – Alfred Browning Parker Architects, Miami, Florida

Influences:

Architects 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 – 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 – Cuban Architects in Exile

1967 – Miami Action Committee, Miami Chamber of Commerce, Miami, Florida

Military Service:

1942 – 1946 – United States 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, Florida

Notable Works:

1952 – George Washington Carver Middle School, Coconut Grove, Florida

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

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