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Commercial map of Greater Vancouver and district [assessment districts]

Item is a printed map of greater Vancouver which has been used as a base map. The base map is the 1924 version of the Commercial Map of Greater Vancouver and District. On this copy has been drawn the boundaries of districts, numbered 1-12; inside the drawn boundaries are each district's area in acrea, population and assessed value of property. While the base map is of the pre-amalgamation municipalities, the assessment districts (?) cover the entire post-amalgamation extent of Vancouver.

Development in the western portion of the Lower Mainland region, 1968

Item is a map showing residential, commercial, industrial, civic and institutional, parks and recreational and agricultural zoning in the Lower Mainland area, including West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, New Westminster, Richmond, Maple Ridge, Langley, Surrey, Delta and White Rock. Information has been added to a base map published by the Province of British Columbia.

Greater Vancouver, British Columbia : regional major street plan

Item is a map which has been removed from a copy of the report "A plan for the City of Vancouver, British Columbia, including Point Grey and South Vancouver and a general plan of the region", commissioned by the Vancouver Town Planning Commission from the planning consultants Harland Bartholomew & Associates.

The map shows existing and proposed additions to the Greater Vancouver major street plan.

Harland Bartholomew and Associates

Interim harbour headline

Item is a map prepared as part of the Harbour Headline project of the False Creek Development Study. Map shows existing, interim and ultimate harbour headlines, existing water areas, ownership boundaries, other property lines and lease boundaries in and around False Creek.

Key map showing proposed areas for partial and comprehensive redevelopment

Item is a map showing the boundaries of the redevelopment study area, comprehensive redevelopment areas, limited redevelopment areas and the East End study area. The boundary of the study area lies roughly between Burrard Inlet in the north and 33rd Avenue in the south and between Nanaimo Street in the east and Carnarvon Street in the west.

News #2 [community forum on transportation and planning]

Item is an audio reel containing a recording of the Community Forum on Transportation and Planning. Speakers include: Bruce Yorke (COPE), Buster Forester (Hastings Sunrise Senior Citizens Group), Alderman Randall (City of Burnaby), John Farser, Peggy Distefano, Dr. Henry Hightower and Vancouver residents.

Part of area "a" : plan of redevelopment, Strathcona

Item is a map showing the boundaries of project 1, project 2 and scheme 3, the proposed land use, the propsed ultimate street system, the new streets and lanes in projects 1 and 2, the easements in projects 1 and 2, the sites in project 2 not to be acquired, the buildings in projects 1 and 2 to be retained and the area a-6 (north) in the area from Railway Street in the north to Atlantic Street in the south and from Clark Drive in the east to Main Street in the west.

Plan of Cambie St. grounds

Item is a map showing parade grounds, grand stand and drill hall in the area from Dunsmuir Street to Cambie Street to Georgia Street to Beatty Street. Legend in bottom left corner shows symbols for the following: iron fence, wire screen, goal posts, C.P.R. railway, car tracks, trees and contours. A letter about map from Major Matthews adhered to top right corner. Pencil annotation showing 158th Battalion men's quarters by Major Matthews

Plan of government subdivision at Point Grey, B.C.

Item is a sheet which has been excised from the Journal of the Town Planning Institute, December 1925 issue. The sheet consists of two street layout plans and an illustration. The street layout plans show current and proposed revised street layouts for the area of Point Grey bounded by Highbury Street, Eighth Avenue, Imperial Street, and Tenth Avenue. The illustration depicts the view north from the proposed development area.

Project 2 : generalized plan of redevelopment

Item is the index map showing the boundaries of the various sub-areas of redevelopment project no. 2. The map shows the boundaries of clearance and redevelopment areas, the proposed street system and the proposed land use for the area from Burrard Inlet in the north to 16th Avenue in the south and from Nanaimo Street in the east to Arbutus Street in the west.

Project 2 : generalized plan of redevelopment

Item is a map showing the boundaries of redevelopment areas ("comprehensive" and "limited"), the boundaries of clearance areas for project 1, the boundaries of clearance areas for project 2, the proposed street system and the proposed land use for the city of Vancouver from Burrard Inlet in the north to 16th Avenue in the south and from Nanaimo Street in the east to Arbutus Street in the west.

Attached label indicates that the map was approved by Council Sept. 17, 1963.

Project 2 : generalized plan of redevelopment

Item is a map showing the boundaries of redevelopment (both "comprehensive" and "limited"), the boundaries of clearance areas for project 1, the boundaries of clearance areas for project 2, the proposed street system and the proposed land use for the city of Vancouver from Burrard Inlet in the north to 16th Avenue in the south and from Nanaimo Street in the east to Arbutus Street in the west.

Project 2: identification plan

Item is a map showing city owned property, adjacent lots in same ownership, non-adjacent lots in same ownership, property to be acquired, streets and lanes to be acquired, the boundaries of project 2 clearance, the boundaries of project 1 clearance and the realignment of Raymur Avenue in the area from Railway Street in the north to Atlantic Street in the south and from Clark Drive in the east to Main Steet in the west.

Project 2, area a-2 : condition of buildings

Item is a map showing condition of buildings (ranging from very good to very poor) and sites without buildings in use for storage or parking in the area from Railway Street in the north to Atlantic Street in the south and from Clark Drive in the east to Main Street in the west.

Project 2, area a-2 : proposed property acquisitions project 2

Item is a map showing boundaries of project in area a, property to be acquired, proposed street widening and city owned property included. Annotations show boundaries of project areas, property too be acquired, proposed street widening and properties already owned by the City. Map has been noted as Preliminary.

Project 2, area "h" and part of "b" : condition of buildings

Item is a map showing the conditions of buildings (ranging from very good to very poor) in area "a" and part of area "b" in project 2. The map has been annotated to highlite part of the boundary around sub-area 9, as well as the southern portion of the sub-area. The significance of these annotations is not known.

Project 2, area "h" and part of "b" : plan of redevelopment

Item is a map showing the boundaries of redevelopment areas "b" and "h", the boundaries of project 2 clearance areas 8 and 9, proposed land use, new streets and lanes, easements, sites in project 2 not to be acquired and buildings in project 2 to be retained in the area from Terminal Avenue in the north to Broadway in the south and from Clark Drive in the east to Main Street in the west.

Project 2, part of area "a" : aerial photograph

Item is a map in the form of an aerial photograph, which depicting the part of the city covered by the project: from Railway Street in the north to Prior Street in the south and from Clark Drive in the east to Main Street in the west.

Attached label indicates that the map was approved by Council Sept. 17, 1963.

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