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Item : 1979-010.1 - Civic centre : Proposed development for the Burrard Street site

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Civic centre : Proposed development for the Burrard Street site

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  • Architectural drawing

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AM1594-: 1979-010.1

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  • 1928-01-01 (Creation)
    Harland Bartholomew and Associates
  • 1928 (Commission)
    Vancouver (B.C.). Town Planning Commission
  • 1928 (Authorship)
    Tanqueray, John F.D.

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1 architectural drawing : ink, pencil and watercolour wash on paper, mounted on board ; 91 x 120 cm

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Item was transferred to the City of Vancouver Archives from the Centennial Museum (Museum of Vancouver) in 1979. It is unknown how it came to be in the Museum's holdings.

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Item is an oblique perspective rendering of a proposed civic centre development adjacent to the north end proposed Burrard Street Bridge (approximately the area bounded by the existing Davie, Burnaby, and Bute streets and English Bay).

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Drawings and support board are bumped on the corners; significant staining is present along the top and bottom edges.

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Item depicts the same design as Plate 57 in The Plan for the City of Vancouver British Columbia, 1928, by Harland Bartholomew and Associates (PUB: PD 3113). The design of the proposal is the same, but this image depicts less surrounding area.

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