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File - - Drawings of 718 Granville Street for Henry Birks & Sons

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Drawings of 718 Granville Street for Henry Birks & Sons

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  • Architectural drawing

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AM1594--

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  • 1911-1912 (Creation)

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23 architectural drawings [microfilm copy]

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Collection consists of copies of construction drawings for the building. The Birks Building was constructed between 1911 and 1912 from the designs of the architectural firm of Somervell and Putnam. The 11-storey building was situated at 718 Granville Street at Georgia Street. The building served as the home for its owners, Montreal jewellers, Henry Birks & Sons. Its most famous feature was the Birks Clock, which stands at the street corner. The building was demolished in 1974 to allow construction of the Vancouver Centre. The collection has been assigned microfilm number M-110.

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Provenance unknown.

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File was formerly referred to as AM1043 Henry Birks & Sons collection

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  • Box: 557-B-01