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real estate developer

Alexander Daniel Garvin, American real estate developer.


Garvin, Alexander Daniel was born on March 8, 1941 in New York City. Son of Jacques David and Margarita (Volpe) Garvin.


Bachelor, Yale University, 1962. Master of Architecture, Yale University, 1967. Master in Urban Studies, Yale University, 1967.


Architect Philip Johnson/John Burgee, New York City, 1967-1968, Roy & Millard, 1968-1970. Architect, planner New York Urban Coalition, New York City, 1969-1970. Director housing and community development New York City Planning Commission, 1970-1974.

Deputy commissioner for housing rehabilitation and neighborhood preservation New York City Housing and Development Administration, 1974-1978. Director comprehensive planning New York City Planning Commission, 1978-1980. Partner Oktagon Corporation, New York City, since 1980, Woodside Gardens Association, New York City, since 1981.

Instructor city planning Yale University, 1967-1968, adjunct assistant professor to associate professor, 1968-1980, lecturer in city planning, since 1978. Participant on American delegation to Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1981. Lecturer various universities.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Jacques David Garvin

Margarita (Volpe) Garvin