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Patrick Abercrombie

English architect

1879   -   1957

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
languages spoken, written or signed: English
educated at: Uppingham School
occupation: architect, urban planner, poet
award received: Royal Gold Medal, Knight Bachelor

Sir Leslie Patrick Abercrombie (; 6 June 1879 – 23 March 1957) was an English town planner. Abercrombie came to prominence in the 1930s and 40s for his urban planning of the cities of Plymouth, Hull, Bath, Edinburgh and Bournemouth, and later for his radical plan to rebuild the post-war City of London.
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