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[Map of Pioneer Place showing the area deeded to the City of Vancouver by the C.P.R.]

Item is a hand drawn map of Pioneer Place (also known as Pigeon Park), on the corner of Hastings and Carrall Streets. Map is colour coded to indicate the portion deeded to the City by the C.P.R., the portion being asked from the C.P.R. for street purposes, and the portion leased by the C.P.R. to Mr. Horne. Included on the map are Horne Block, Garden Block, a sidewalk, lanes, and a fountain. An engineer's estimates of improvements are noted on the right side of the map. Notes at the top of the map by J.S. Matthews, City Archivist read "Presented in 1934 by Ex-Alderman W.H. Gallagher. The date is about 1895."

Airstrip at Brockton Point (day flyings)

Item is an architectural drawing which depicts the overall design of a proposed airstrip in Burrard Inlet at Brockton Point. The drawing also depicts the associated waterfront expressway feeding onto the Lions Gate Bridge and a 6-lane tunnel under the First Narrows.

Foundation of Canada Engineering Corporation

Allscreen - Vancouver - reel #3

Film consists of raw footage of scenes of Vancouver used in the video postcard "Vancouver - The World in a City." Including Vancouver street scenes, the downtown area around Burrard Street, and Georgia Street, the Trade and Convention Centre construction site in Coal Harbour, Coal Harbour, the B.C. Ferries seabus, the Gastown neighbourhood, tourists, the steam clock, First Nations artists carving a totem pole, the undeveloped Expo 86 site, and various views of the city of Vancouver. Silent film.

B.C. / Expo '86 - aerials #1

This item consists of raw footage featuring B.C./Expo 86 aerials; shot in 35mm and transferred to one inch tape. Original negative no longer exists and only video footage survives. Some of this material was used in Yaletown Production's video postcard series. Includes nighttime footage of downtown Vancouver.

Larwill Park

File consists of photographs showing the area of downtown known as Larwill Park taken from viewpoints along Georgia, Dunsmuir, Cambie and Beatty Streets and shows the bus depot for Pacific Coach Stage Lines and Greyhound Bus Line and surrounding area.

Westcoast - Office Building (WOB) binder, 1970-1981

File consists of photographs showing the Westcoast Transmission Building at 1333 West Georgia including exterior views at day and night, interior offices and staff, a model replica of the building, aerial views, and views from Stanley Park showing the building and surrounding area, as well as the building's energy operating systems.

Robert Cuthbert photographs

File consists of photographs taken by Cuthbert of streets and buildings in Vancouver's downtown core, the collapse of the Second Narrows Bridge, and exterior views of the former F. Ronald Graham home, 1955-1958, 1967, 1971; as well as photographs collected by Cuthbert including the Burrard Bridge, 1932, group portrait of the Southlands Riding Club for which Cuthbert and his father, Robert G. Cuthbert, were members, 1945, and the the site of his father's veterinary practice at different locations on West 4th Avenue, 1925 - ca. 1964.

Cuthbert, Robert

Picturesque Vancouver, British Columbia

File is a souvenir photograph album showing images of C.P.R. railway lines and terminus building, First Nations people and totem poles, Stanley Park, views of the city and landscape including Mount Baker, Capilano River, Hastings Mill, Hastings Street, Granville Street, buildings including schools, Vancouver Club, "topical residences" of downtown homes, and churches, as well as images of the S.S. Princess Victoria and the S.S. Empress of India.

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