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City of Vancouver Archives technical and cartographic drawing collection Vancouver (B.C.)
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A souvenir and correct map of the location of all the fair buildings of the Vancouver Exhibition

Item is a pamphlet promoting the Vancouver Exhibition and the Western Canada Fair. One one side, a map shows the layout and location of the Vancouver Exhibition grounds, and an index to locations on the map; the other side contains text promoting the Western Canada Fair, Vancouver, and British Columbia.

B.C. Electric Railway lines completed and under construction

Map shows B.C. Electric Railway lines completed (in red), B.C. Electric Railway lines under construction (in yellow), lot numbers and major roads in the Greater Vancouver area from Burrard Inlet in the north to the north arm of the Fraser River in the south and from New Westminster in the east to Point Grey in the west.

B.C. Electric guide to Greater Vancouver : Richmond transit system, downtown Vancouver transit system, street index, and general information

Part contains maps of the Richmond and downtown Vancouver transit systems, a street index to the Greater Vancouver map on the other side of the sheet, information on B.C. Electric transit routes, and general tourist information.

B.C. Electric guide to Greater Vancouver : Richmond transit system, downtown Vancouver transit system, street index, and general information

Part contains maps of the Richmond and downtown Vancouver transit systems, a street index to the Greater Vancouver map on the other side of the sheet, information on B.C. Electric transit routes, and general tourist information.

B.C. Electric plan showing bus stops in Vancouver

Item contains three maps showing transit routes, bus stops and bus zones in the city of Vancouver. Inset maps show the "Seasonal 'round the park route and stops" in Stanley Park and the "University bus route" in the University Endowment Lands. The main map extends from Smith Avenue to Burrard Inlet to Blanca Street to Marine Drive.

British Columbia Electric Railway Company Limited : Vancouver and New Westminster city and suburban lines and Alouette-Stave development, present and projected

Part contains a map showing street car, interurban, and motor bus lines in from Vancouver to New Westminster, a map showing existing and projected power plants near Alouette and Stave Lakes, and a profile showing the existing and proposed plants.

Bus routes, city of Vancouver, November 26th, 1937

Item is a hand-drawn map showing additions to bus routes, proposed additions to bus routes, dates of bus route additions and miles of bus route additions in Vancouver. A November 26, 1937 edition of "The Buzzer" containing information on bus routes and a reproduction of the hand-drawn map has been affixed to the verso.

Canadian National Railways mountain region : Vancouver, B.C.

Item is a map showing major roads, highways, railways and industrial centres in the Lower Mainland (from Langley west). The map shows nine different railway lines and the Roberts Bank development, with land described based on four categories: First stage - causeway plus 50 acres; Federal government - ultimate development; Provincial government - reclaimed industrial land; and Provincial government - assembled land.

Canadian Pacific Railway. Plan of part of branch line from Port Moody. A point on main line C.P.R. to English Bay, B.C.

Map shows a survey conducted by the Canadian Pacific Railway of English Bay, Burrard Inlet and Coal Harbour, including a rough outline of area and lots. Note on map reads "Certified as a correct plan showing the land required for right of way Burrard Inlet B.C., February 22, 1886. H.J. Cambie, Engineer in Charge." Map is certified as correct and signed by various C.P.R. officials, including W.C. Van Horne.

Chinatown existing

Item is an annotated photocopy of a map of Chinatown showing streets, buildings and the number of stories in each building. Includes the area bounded by Taylor Street, Hastings Street, Gore Avenue and Keefer Street. The Provincial Historic Site Boundary, designated February 2, 1971, is drawn and indicated on the map. Notations pertaining to the boundary and the indication of the number of stories in each building appear on the map.

City of Vancouver

Map is a City Engineering Department base map of Vancouver, showing city blocks and Canadian Pacific, Canadian National and Great Northern Railway lines. Parks, golf courses, hospitals, schools, theatres and other structures are identified. "Metric Vancouver" and "Guide Map 15" appear in the bottom right corner of the map.

City of Vancouver

Item is a copy of sections of a November 1889 fire insurance map that have been pieced together. Includes the area between Seymour and Dunlevy Streets, from the south shore of the Burrard Inlet to Keefer Street. Map shows Chinatown, part of False Creek, and buildings and their uses (commercial, residential, industrial). The name of the business, business owner, or type of business is noted for most commercial and industrial buildings.

City of Vancouver : Canadian Pacific town site

Part contains four maps. The main map shows district lots and block numbers in Vancouver from Vine Street in the west to Boundary Avenue (Glen Drive) in the east and Stanley Park in the north to 9th Avenue (Broadway) in the south. Three smaller maps include an index plan to district lots in Vancouver, South Vancouver, New Westminster, and Burnaby; a world map showing Canadian Pacific mail steamship lines; and an index plan of Vancouver city limits. Part has been annotated with text describing a June 1888 land clearance plan and hand colouring indicating clearance status.

City of Vancouver : Canadian Pacific town site

Primary map shows lot numbers and boundaries, streets, fire limits and "soundings in feet" (in English Bay, Burrard Inlet, Coal Harbour and False Creek) in downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park and parts of Kitsilano and Fairview. The ancillary maps show an "Index plan of Vancouver, B.C.", an "Index plan of [Vancouver] city limits" and "Canadian Pacific Mail Steamship Lines" (a map of Canadian Pacifc steamship routes around the world). On recto, the item also includes a description of Stanley Park and an illustration of Vancouver's inner harbour. On verso, the item includes descriptions of major Vancouver residences, imports, exports, businesses and other landmarks.

City of Vancouver : Canadian Pacific town site

Part contains four maps. The main map shows district lots and block numbers in Vancouver from Vine Street in the west to Boundary Avenue (Glen Drive) in the east and Stanley Park in the north to 9th Avenue (Broadway) in the south. Three smaller maps include an index plan to district lots in Vancouver, South Vancouver, New Westminster, and Burnaby; a world map showing Canadian Pacific mail steamship lines; and an index plan of Vancouver city limits.

City of Vancouver : Residential lots, Area B, Champlain Heights

Item contains information on the sale of lots in Champlain Heights by the City of Vancouver. A map shows lot numbers, lot sizes, lot values and sidewalk crossings in the area from Rosemont Drive in the north to 63rd Avenue in the south and from Butler Street in the east to Kerr Street in the west, and text outlines the details associated with sales.

City of Vancouver [park sites June/80]

Map is a City Engineering Department base map of Vancouver, with parks hand-coloured in green. Shows city blocks and Canadian Pacific, Canadian National and Great Northern Railway lines. Golf courses, hospitals, schools, theatres and other structures are identified. "Metric Vancouver" and "Guide Map 15" appear in the bottom right corner of the map.

City of Vancouver, British Columbia

File contains 24 copies of line map 30 (and 10 ancillary maps) showing changes in wards via by-laws from 1886-1972. Base map shows streets, railways and parks. The ward or polling district boundaries established by each by-law are noted on the respective maps, with notes on the verso concerning the changes. A list of the maps showing the date and by-law number is included. The first 10 maps are stapled with ancillary 1972 comparison maps.

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