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John B. Parkin Associates

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

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John B. Parkin Associates

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Other form(s) of name

  • Neish Owen Rowland & Roy
  • NORR Partnership Ltd.
  • Parkin Architects Engineers and Planners

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Description area

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John B. Parkin Associates formed in 1947 when John B. Parkin went into partnership with his brother, Edmund T. Parkin, a landscape architect, and with John C. Parkin (no relation). In 1968, the firm changed its name to Parkin Architects Engineers and Planners. In 1970, John C. Parkin left to establish Parkin Architects Planners while Roy Marshall joined as partner in Parkin Architects Engineers and Planners, Los Angeles. After several name changes, a new partnership emerged in Toronto under the name Neish Owen Rowland & Roy, and in 1986 became NORR Parternship Limited.


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Related entity

Parkin, John B. (1911-1975)

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Parkin, John B. is the owner of John B. Parkin Associates

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