Fonds F0015 - Jack Long fonds
- 1960-1999 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
ca. 23 m of textual records
Name of creator
Jack Long was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in 1925. After serving in the U.S. Navy, he attended Penn State University to study architecture. Long opened an architectural practice in Calgary, AB. In 1963, he became Special Planning Consultant to the City of Calgary. From 1964 to 1970, he was a partner in the firm McMillan Long & Associates, after which time he returned to independent practice. In 1967, Long received a C.M.H.C. fellowship to attend McGill University to study Urban Planning, graduating with a Master's in Planning (1970). Long prepared the original master plan for Calgary's plus-15 system and served as a Calgary Alderman (1980-1983).
Significant projects include: Calgary Centennial Planetarium, Calgary, AB; Administration Building, Calgary Separate School Board, Calgary, AB; Kelvin Grove Patio Apartments, Calgary, AB.
Acquired by donation in 1977, 1984, and 2000.
Long, John 'Jack' Wilmer, 1925-2001.