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Harold Kaplan

Full name: Harold Solomon Kaplan (Hohan-)
Gender: Male
Born: September 10, 1895 in Bucureşti, Bucureşti, Romania
Died: April 1, 1973 in Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Art Competitions


Toronto-based and Romanian-born Canadian architect Harold Kaplan worked with his partner [Abraham Sprachman], and Sprachman’s son Mandel, designing more than 300 art deco and art moderne movie theaters and cinemas from the 1920s to the 1960s. They also designed many synagogues for the Jewish community. In addition Kaplan & Sprachman worked on retail stores, warehouses and factories, apartment buildings, and single family residences. Their design for the Oakdale Golf & Country Club was chosen as a Canadian entrant in the Arts Competition of the 1948 Olympic Games.

Kaplan first moved to London at the age of three and then in 1902 to Toronto with his widowed mother. Kaplan attended Toronto Technical School where he took courses in architecture and building construction. He was a member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, the Ontario Association of Architects, and the Province of Quebec Association of Architects.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 52 London Art Competitions Mixed Architecture, Unknown Event Canada CAN AC

Mixed Architecture, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1948 Summer 52 London Art Competitions Canada Final Standings AC
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