File AP-0222 - 440 Cambie Street, Vancouver, B.C. [Vancouver Daily Province Building]

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440 Cambie Street, Vancouver, B.C. [Vancouver Daily Province Building]

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  • Architectural drawing

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  • Variations in title: Property also referred to as 168 West Hastings Street

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34 architectural drawings : blueprint, diazotype

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File consists of architectural drawings of two connected buildings occupied by the Vancouver Daily Province. The drawings depict foundation plans, floor plans, roof plans, elevations, sections and details. The file includes the following sets of drawings:

Original construction of main building, 1910?: LEG2285.17103 to .17119
Renovations to main building, 1917: LEG2285.17120 to 17122
Renovations to offices, 1920s: LEG2285.17123 to .17125
Original construction, Editorial and Mechanical Building (annex), 1924: LEG2285.17126 to .17130
Changes to lane entrance, 1939: LEG2285.17131
Neon signage and support structures, 1952: LEG2285.17132 to .17133
Renovations, 1971 (annotated copies of 1939 Simmonds drawings): LEG2285.17134 to .17136

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Access to this file is restricted in accordance with FOIPPA legislation. File contains architectural drawings. Researchers wanting to access this file must complete an 'Access to Restricted Records' form and may require permission in writing from the building's owner. See archivist for details.

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No. B3, B37, C286, C1029, 7886, 8142, 8420, 8619, 11472, 83012, DP55785

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  • Box: 325-08-05
  • Box: 324-10-06
  • Box: 324-11-03
  • Box: 616-E-03 fld 15
  • Box: 567-D-06 fld 08