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Indexed guide map of Greater Vancouver and district [Proposed scenic drive]

Item is a published road map of Greater Vancouver which has been annotated to show the route of a proposed circular scenic drive route through Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam and Port Moody, as well as a proposed arterial route connecting the Pitt River Bridge to the Vancouver road network at Boundary Road.

The proposed scenic drive follows a route along Hastings Street, Stanley Park Drive, and along the entire route of Marine Drive around the University Endowment lands and east through southern Burnaby, then north from New Westminster through Coquitlam near the Alouette River.

The two pages of textual records transferred with the map itemize the specifications for paving for each section of the road.

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Ceperley [playground] subway

Item is an architectural drawing depicting the design of the road underpass and Stanley Park Drive bridge adjacent to the Ceperley Park playground in Stanley Park. The drawing depicts plans, sections, a rendering of the bridge and a materials schedule.

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Kitsilano Park pool

File consists of architectural drawings depicting the design of various elements of the Kitsilano Beach pool complex, including public washrooms, bleachers, steps, and the pool itself.

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Sunset Park nursery buildings

File consists of architectural drawings for three projects: construction of a cottage (1931), an adjacent greenhouse and potting shed (1931), and another greenhouse (1937) at the Park Board nursery at Sunset Park. Drawings depict plans, elevations, sections and details of the three buildings.

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City parks : plans and development register

Series consists of a register containing the following information on over 100 Vancouver parks: street location, legal description, existence of playground apparatus and field games. A small ink on vellum plan of each park is also included. The parks are listed in alphabetical order.
Note: Stanley Park is not included in the Register.

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Park Board payroll files

Series consists primarily of payroll records relating to unemployed relief work projects sponsored by the Park Board during the Depression. There are listings of the men hired and wages paid, as well as budget figures for various projects.

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Park Board - Board Committee minutes

Series consists of minutes of various committees struck by the Park Board. The committees include Park Sites, Finance, Works, Utilities, Sports, Music, Theatre, Public Relations, Community Buildings, as well as Special Committees to investigate specific matters. The series is arranged chronologically.

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Park Board correspondence

Series consists of correspondence and reports of the Park Board and represents various administrative offices which made up the Board. Records are arranged by accrual and within each accrual, chronologically.

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Park Board site subject files

Series consists primarily of correspondence, but also includes minutes and budget information pertaining to the administration of Central Park, Aquarium, Civic Theatres, Queen Elizabeth Park, and the Seawall. The series is arranged by site.

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