File AP-0373 - 900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C. [Hotel Vancouver]

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900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C. [Hotel Vancouver]

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  • Architectural drawing

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  • Variations in title: Property also referred to as 920-990 West Georgia Street

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268 architectural drawings : blueprint, diazotype

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File consists of architectural drawings of the Hotel Vancouver and spaces of various commercial tenants within the hotel building. The drawings depict site plans, foundation plans, floor plans, reflected ceiling plans, roof plans, elevations, sections, details, schedules and perspective renderings. The file includes the following sets of drawings:

Site plan of proposed fencing for construction site, 1929: LEG2285.27654
Original construction (architectural), 1929-1930: LEG2285.27655 to .27682
Original construction (structural), 1929-1930: LEG2285.27683 to .27725
Fire escapes, 1930, 1939: LEG2285.27726 to .27733
Alterations to roof for fire escapes, 1945: LEG2285.27734 to .27735
Alterations to Bank of Montreal branch, 1946, 1949 & 1954: LEG2285.27736 to .27738
Alterations to Mayfair lounge, 1954: LEG2285.57739 to .27751
Alterations to 16th floor offices, 1955: LEG2285.27752
CBC broadcast facilities, 1958: LEG2285.27753 to .27756
Gas meter building, 1960: LEG2285.27757
Renovations to south entrance, 1962: LEG2285.27758 to .27761
Sub-baserment laundry renovations, 1960s?: LEG2285.27762
Room renovations, 1964: LEG2285.27763 to .27768
Alterations to 15th floor, Panorama roof, 1965: LEG2285.27769 to .27778
Renovations to mezzanine floor, 1965: LEG2285.27779
Alterations and south building addition (architectural), 1965: LEG2285.27780 to .27830
Alterations and south building addition (structural), 1965: LEG2285.27731 to .27851
Alterations to lobby, bars, restaurants & shops (architectural) 1967: LEG2285.27852 to .27913
Alterations to lobby, bars, restaurants & shops (structural) 1967: LEG2285.27914 to .27919
Exterior signage, 1969: LEG2285.27920 to .27921

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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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Twenty original drawings of the buildings are at the Canadian Architectural Archives at University of Calgary (1930). Copies of these with Hotel Vancouver.

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Rolled drawings formerly located at 265-N

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No. A187, 37644, 40000, 47893, 94632, 2059A; C5562, 15696A, B2662, B9478, B16000, B23512, B23855, B24876, B28508, B31210, DP(?)36340, B32756, B37469

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