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City of Vancouver Archives technical and cartographic drawing collection English
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Drawings of 718 Granville Street for Henry Birks & Sons

Collection consists of copies of construction drawings for the building. The Birks Building was constructed between 1911 and 1912 from the designs of the architectural firm of Somervell and Putnam. The 11-storey building was situated at 718 Granville Street at Georgia Street. The building served as the home for its owners, Montreal jewellers, Henry Birks & Sons. Its most famous feature was the Birks Clock, which stands at the street corner. The building was demolished in 1974 to allow construction of the Vancouver Centre. The collection has been assigned microfilm number M-110.

Inset maps and indexes

Part is the verso side of the pamphlet, which includes a street index, list of places of general interst and their location on on the main map, a list of B.C.E.R. routes, and an index of schools shown on the map. The page includes two inset maps, one of downtown Vancouver and one of Richmond, including a road index.

Tourist map of Greater Vancouver

Part is a sheet with two maps. The main map shows a pictorial view of Greater Vancouver, including the location of major roads and tourist attractions. Drawings of "the most important single objects on totem poles of the Pacific Northwest Indians" form a decorative border. The inset map shows downtown Granville Street and the location of the Scenery Shop.

Along the gulf coast riviera by Union Steamships

Part is the outer/front side of an unfolded brochure for Union Steamships Limited. The sheet described various tourist destinations along the southern coast that could be reached by Union Steamships services, with information on sights, fares, etc. The sheet also includes photographs of recreation areas around Sechelt.

Union Steamships (Vancouver, B.C.)

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