Harold Allen Brooks died quietly on 8 August 2010 in Hanover, New Hampshire. A renowned Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier scholar and past president of the Society of Architectural Historians (1965–67), Brooks spent most of his career teaching in the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Toronto. Born on 6 November 1925, in New Haven, Connecticut, he attributed his interest in architectural history to his parents' decision, when he was fourteen, to commission an architect to design their family home. As the family searched for an architect, young Brooks searched through design magazines for houses he liked. They eventually selected Andrew Euston, whose presentation drawing adorned Brooks's room at the end of his life.

Brooks was drafted into the army in 1946 during his first year at Dartmouth College and spent two years stationed in the Philippines as...

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