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File AP-0002 - 708-710 Granville Street, Vancouver, B.C. [Birks Building]

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708-710 Granville Street, Vancouver, B.C. [Birks Building]

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  • Architectural drawing

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  • 1912 (Authorship)
    Somervell & Putnam, Architects
  • [1912?] (Authorship)
    Smith Sheet Metal Works
  • 1912-1956 (Creation)
  • 1912 (Authorship)
    Herbert C. Moss, Illuminating Engineer

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Physical description

42 architectural drawings : blueprint and photo-mechanical reproduction

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File consists of architectural and electrical drawings of the Birks Building. The drawings depict floor plans, elevations, sections and details of interior and exterior ornamentation. Drawings include one later floor plan depicting alterations to one floor.

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Physical condition

Five of the drawings have been cut into 2 or three pieces: LEG2285.00237, .00241 to .00244. Drawings LEG2285.00247 to .00270 are reduced-sized photocopies.

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Access to this file is not restricted; the structure has been demolished (1972).

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No. A-5

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  • Box: 497-12-05
  • Box: 497-12-01
  • Box: 538-F-03 fld 09