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Architect

Lawrence Bradford Perkins, American architect. Recipient Distinguished Service award for services to education American Association School Administrators, 1975. Member Evanston Plan Commission, 1946-1962, chairman, 1946-1952, 58-62, member, since 1982; Fellow American Institute of Architects; member Chicago Yacht Club, Cliff Dwellers Club, Sigma Phi, Cruising of America Club, Great Lakes Cruising Club (commodore 1974-1976).

Background

Perkins, Lawrence Bradford was born on February 12, 1907 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Dwight Heald and Lucy (Fitch) Perkins.

Education

Student, University Wisconsin, 1926. Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell, 1930.

Career

Practice of architecture, since 1933. Partner Perkins & Will, since 1935. Adjunct professor department architecture University Illinois, University Arizona.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with Walter D. Cocking) Schools. Projects include Crow Island Sch, Winnetka, Illinois, Byrd Elementary Sch, Chicago, Riley Center Urban Devel, Indianapolis, United States Gypsum Co, Chicago, Wagner College Library, Staten Island, Butler (Pennsylvania) High Sch, Dundee Elementary Sch, Greenwich, Connecticut, Heathcote Sch, Scarsdale, New York, 1st National Bank Bldg, Chicago, Northern Bldg, Chicago, Blythe Park Sch, Riverside, Illinois, Rugen Sch, Glenview, Illinois, Linton High Sch, Schenectady, Evanston (Illinois) Township High Sch, Chute Junior High Sch, Evanston, new campus Rockford (Illinois) Coll, Ithaca College Chapel. Various other schools, university public buildings, offices, hospitals.

Membership

Member Evanston Plan Commission, 1946-1962, chairman, 1946-1952, 58-62, member, since 1982. Fellow American Institute of Architects. Member Chicago Yacht Club, Cliff Dwellers Club, Sigma Phi, Cruising of America Club, Great Lakes Cruising Club (commodore 1974-1976).

Clubs: Cliff Dwellers, Cruising of America, Chicago Yacht, Great Lakes Cruising (commodore 1974-1976).

Connections

Married Margery Blair, January 1, 1932 (deceased 1981). Children: Dwight Heald, Blair, Lawrence Bradford, Julia Eleanor. Married Joyce E. Sandler, 1982.

father:
Dwight Heald Perkins

mother:
Lucy (Fitch) Perkins

spouse:
Margery Blair

spouse:
Joyce E. Sandler

child:
Dwight Heald Perkins

child:
Blair Perkins

child:
Lawrence Bradford Perkins

child:
Julia Eleanor Perkins