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File AP-0257 - 445 Abbott Street, Vancouver, B.C. [Lotus Hotel]

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445 Abbott Street, Vancouver, B.C. [Lotus Hotel]

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  • Architectural drawing

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  • Variations in title: Property also referred to as 455 Abbott

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  • 1960 (Authorship)
    Harry Letson
  • 1955 (Authorship)
    Bob Robinson, Designer
  • 1954 (Authorship)
    J.R. Bezanson Fixtures
  • 1914 (Authorship)
    J.J. Donnellan, Architect
  • 1912 (Authorship)
    Arthur J. Bird, Architect
  • 1912 (Authorship)
    V.C. Suckow, Consulting Engineer
  • 1912-1960 (Creation)

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24 architectural drawings : blueprint, diazotype

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File consists of architectural drawings of the Lotus Hotel. The drawings depict foundation plans, floor plans, roof plans, elevations, sections and details. The file includes drawings of the following projects:

Original construction (architectural), 1912: LEG2285.18954 to .18964, .33117
Original construction (structural), 1912: LEG2285.18965 to .18969
Lobby & lounge renovations, 1914: LEG2285.18970
Beer parlour renovations, 1954: LEG2285.18971
Cocktail lounge & dining lounge renovations, 1955: LEG2285.18972 to .18975
Dining lounge renovations, 1960: LEG2285.18976
Fire escapes, 1960s?: LEG2285.18977

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Further drawings of this structure may be available on microfiche in subseries 2 under the address 455 Abbott.

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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. B64, 1723A, B5948

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  • Box: 567-D-06 fld 12
  • Box: 559-D-01 fld 06
  • Box: 324-14-04
  • Box: 262-14-02