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Architect

Alfred Browning Parker, American Architect.

Background

Parker, Alfred Browning was born on September 24, 1916 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James Arden and Jewel (Fry) Parker.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Architect with honors, University Florida, 1939. Postgraduate, Royal Academy, Stockholm, Sweden, 1939. Doctor of Fine Arts honoris causa, International Fine Arts College, Miami, Florida, 1978.

Career

Professor College Architecture, University Florida, 1940-1946, 94—. Private practice as Alfred Browning Parker (architect), Miami, Florida, since 1946. Chairman, founding director Solar Reactor Technologies since 1976.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: You and Architecture, 1965. Works include House Beautiful Pacesetter Home, 1954, 59, 64, Alliance Machine Company bldg, 1958, General Capital Corp, Miami, 1960, Woodsong, 1969, Miamarina, 1971, Musa Isle Housing for Elderly, 1974, Fread Sanctuary Beth El Synagogue, 1976, St. Louis Ch, 1980.

Membership

Charter member Coconut Grove Citizens Committee Slum Clearance, since 1947. Served to lieutenant (senior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Fellow American Institute of Architects (president S. Florida 1949, Regional architectural award 1954, 55, 56, 57, 58, National award of merit 1959, Honor award 1965, Honor award Florida Association 1967, 70).

Member National Council Architectural Registration Boards, Guild Religious Architecture, Florida Association Architects, Zoological Society Florida (president 1959), Association Cuban Architects in Exile, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Delta Psi, Beta Theta Pi, Gargoyle, Blue Key.

Connections

Married Martha Gifford, September 17, 1942 (divorced March 1956). Children— Derek Browning, Gifford, Robin Zachary, Jules Graham, Quentin Dart. Married Jane Britt, June 13, 1959 (deceased July 1971).

1 child, Lebritia Browning. Married Shirley Goldin, May 25, 1980. (divorced November 1984).

Married Euphrosyne Pantelis Nittis, February 7, 1992.

father:
James Arden Parker

mother:
Jewel (Fry) Parker

spouse:
Shirley Goldin

spouse:
Euphrosyne Pantelis Nittis

spouse:
Jane Britt

spouse:
Martha Gifford

child:
Robin Zachary Parker

child:
Derek Browning Parker

child:
Gifford Parker

child:
Lebritia Browning Parker

child:
Quentin Dart Parker

child:
Jules Graham Parker