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Shipp Corporation, City Centre
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Title: Shipp Corporation, City Centre
Identifier: L664
Date of Original Photo: 1982
Date Built: ca 1980
Image Type: Slide
Subject: Historic buildings - Ontario - Mississauga
Location: 4 Robert Speck Parkway, Plan M270 Blk D

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Description: 4 Robert Speck Parkway. Plan M270 Blk D. These are the two buildings which comprise Shipp Corporation Ltd. Gordon Shipp was the founder and Chairman of the Board of Shipp Corporation. The firm, responsible for the construction of various communities, such as Applewood Acres, began in 1923. Gordon Shipp died in 1981 at the age of 89. Management of the company passed to his son, Harold, and later to Harold’s son, Gordon who became President while Harold remained as Chairman and CEO. The photo also shows a Mississauga Transit bus in the foreground. Description as of January 2011.
Agency: Mississauga Library System