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Town-site of Hastings

Map shows Hastings Town-site, Granville Town-site, Burnaby, and the City of New Westminster. Map also shows the Road from Granville and the False Creek Trail, as well as the names of places and soil types found along these roads. Other places and structures noted include Burrard Inlet, Coal Harbour (Coal Harbor on map), False Creek, False Creek Bridge, Burnaby Lake, Fraser River, New Westminster and Burrard Inlet Road, Douglas Road, Edinburgh Street, Columbia Street, Richards Street, and the New Westminster Cemetery. Two notes on map read "Plan to accompany Report of 1st May 1883, Joseph Hunter" and "Memo: Mr. Ross will place [?] this map to the [Engs.] Office Victoria [?]." 14T3 Roads & Trails is printed on the side 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.

Vancouver, B.C. Plan showing location of water pipes, hydrants, etc. [Hastings Sunrise]

Item is a map showing the location of water pipes and hydrants for the area from Kamloops Street to Kootenay Street and Fourteenth Avenue to Government Road (29th Avenue). Pipes and hydrants are indicated in red ink. Base map is a portion of a larger map.

Vancouver (B.C.). Water Works Department

Proposed Raymur Ave. [Avenue] Trunk Sewer diverting sewage from False Creek reclaimed area

Map shows the proposed Raymur Avenue Trunk Sewer to divert sewage away from the False Creek reclaimed area. It includes the area from Main Street to Clark Drive and from Alexander Street to Seventh Avenue. Streets and blocks are shown. The map was heavily annotated between 1936 and 1941, and a preliminary pumping layout to Clark Drive was added in December 1936. Also indicated are the locations of sewers, pumps, drainage and elevations; the Canadian National Railway (C.N.R.) Station, lines, industrial sites and proposed roadways; the Great Northern Railway (G.N.R.) Station and lines; a proposed rail yard; and the City Dump.

Proposed Raymur Ave. [Avenue] Trunk Sewer diverting sewage from False Creek reclaimed area

Map shows the proposed Raymur Avenue Trunk Sewer to divert sewage away from the False Creek reclaimed area. It includes the area from Main Street to Clark Drive and from Alexander Street to Seventh Avenue. Streets and blocks are shown. The map is annotated in ink and pencil with regard to top and bottom fill and water levels. A pencil diagram of the pump at Parker Street has been drawn at the top of the map. Also indicated are the locations of pumps; the Canadian National Railway (C.N.R.) Station, lines, industrial sites and proposed roadways; the Great Northern Railway (G.N.R.) Station and lines; and the City Dump.

Proposed Raymur Ave. [Avenue] Trunk Sewer diverting sewage from False Creek reclaimed area

Map shows the proposed Raymur Avenue Trunk Sewer to divert sewage away from the False Creek reclaimed area. It includes the area from Main Street to Clark Drive and from Alexander Street to Seventh Avenue. Streets and blocks are shown. The map is heavily annotated in ink and pencil to 1936. Indicated on the map are the locations of pumps, sewers, drains, and elevations; the Canadian National Railway (C.N.R.) Station, lines, industrial sites and proposed roadways; the Great Northern Railway (G.N.R.) Station and lines; a proposed rail yard; and the City Dump. Also noted is the water consumption of various companies in the area.

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

Vancouver, British Columbia, south-easterly portion, formerly South Vancouver : 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 major streets of sufficient width, major streets to be widened, new major street connections, present street widths, present lines of vehicles, present roadway widths, proposed street widths, proposed lines of vehicles, proposed roadway widths and pleasure drives in the area of the former Municipality of South Vancouver.

Harland Bartholomew and Associates

Vancouver, British Columbia : northerly portion, former City of Vancouver : 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 the existing and proposed revisions to the major street plan in the northern portion of Vancouver. The map also shows present street widths, lines of vehicles and roadway widths versus proposed street widths, lines of vehicles and roadway widths.

Harland Bartholomew and Associates

Vancouver, British Columbia : south-westerly portion, formerly Point Grey : 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 major street plan in part of the city that is the former Municipality of Point Grey. The map also shows present street widths, lines of vehicles and roadway widths versus proposed street widths, lines of vehicles and roadway widths.

Harland Bartholomew and Associates

Sheet 7 : Clark Drive to Slocan Street and Seventh Avenue to Eighteenth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Clark Drive to Slocan Street and Seventh Avenue to Eighteenth Avenue. Includes streets and roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, railways, parks and schools. Some annotations have been made in green ink.

Vancouver (B.C.). Office of the City Engineer

Sheet 6 : Knight Street to Slocan Street and Eighteenth Avenue to Twenty-ninth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Knight Street to Slocan Street and Eighteenth Avenue to Twenty-ninth Avenue. Includes streets and roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, railways, parks and schools. Some annotations have been made in pencil.

Vancouver (B.C.). Office of the City Engineer

Sheet 12 : Ontario Street to Clark Drive and Keefer Street to Second Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Ontario Street to Clark Drive and Keefer Street to Second Avenue. Includes streets, roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, railways, parks and schools. Includes Terminal Avenue and land used by the Great Northern Railway and the Canadian National Railway.

Vancouver (B.C.). Office of the City Engineer

Sheet 4 : Prince Edward Street to Bruce Street and King Edward Avenue to Thirty-sixth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Prince Edward Street to Bruce Street and King Edward Avenue to Thirty-sixth Avenue. Map shows streets, roads, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks, schools and Mountainview Cemetery.

Vancouver (B.C.). Office of the City Engineer

Guide map: Vancouver - New Westminster, Burnaby and North Shore municipalities

Item is a street map of Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and the North Shore showing city limits and boundaries of central office areas. Map has been annotated to show the old and new Vancouver telephone exchange boundaries prior to and after the introduction of flat rate service on November 1, 1937.

Sheet 1: Slocan Street to Boundary Road and Triumph Street to Burrard Inlet

Item is a section showing the area bound by Slocan Street, Boundary Road, Triumph Street and the waterfront. Includes streets, roads, railways, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, quit claims, leases, parks and businesses along the waterfront.

Vancouver (B.C.). Office of the City Engineer

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