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Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.) With digital objects
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B.C. / Expo '86 - aerials #1

This item consists of raw footage featuring B.C./Expo 86 aerials; shot in 35mm and transferred to one inch tape. Original negative no longer exists and only video footage survives. Some of this material was used in Yaletown Production's video postcard series. Includes nighttime footage of downtown Vancouver.

Allscreen - Vancouver - reel #3

Film consists of raw footage of scenes of Vancouver used in the video postcard "Vancouver - The World in a City." Including Vancouver street scenes, the downtown area around Burrard Street, and Georgia Street, the Trade and Convention Centre construction site in Coal Harbour, Coal Harbour, the B.C. Ferries seabus, the Gastown neighbourhood, tourists, the steam clock, First Nations artists carving a totem pole, the undeveloped Expo 86 site, and various views of the city of Vancouver. Silent film.

[Map of Pioneer Place showing the area deeded to the City of Vancouver by the C.P.R.]

Item is a hand drawn map of Pioneer Place (also known as Pigeon Park), on the corner of Hastings and Carrall Streets. Map is colour coded to indicate the portion deeded to the City by the C.P.R., the portion being asked from the C.P.R. for street purposes, and the portion leased by the C.P.R. to Mr. Horne. Included on the map are Horne Block, Garden Block, a sidewalk, lanes, and a fountain. An engineer's estimates of improvements are noted on the right side of the map. Notes at the top of the map by J.S. Matthews, City Archivist read "Presented in 1934 by Ex-Alderman W.H. Gallagher. The date is about 1895."

City of Vancouver, Canadian Pacific Town Site

The map shows the area currently occupied by Downtown Vancouver and parts of Kitsilano. It shows the location of C.P.R. Wharf, Royal City Saw Mills, Hastings Saw Mill and Wharf, Leamy and Kyle's Saw Mill and other saw mills. "Streets graded and side-walked marked thus . . . . .." An insert shows "Canadian Pacific Mail Steamship Lines" on a map of the world. The north shore of Burrard Inlet indicates the locations of "Indian Houses" and a mission church.

C.B.D. [Central Business District] trip trace density chart

Item is a chart produced as part of the Metropolitan Highway Planning Study, containing five maps of the downtown Vancouver area showing trip traces per square mile for 1955, projected trip traces for 1976, and projected trip traces for three test freeway networks.

Retail store density

Item is a map showing retail store density by floor space ratio for the downtown area bounded by Burrard Street, Robson Street, and Nicola Street in the west and Main Street in the east.

Office density

Item is a map showing office density by floor space ratio for the downtown area bounded by Burrard Street, Robson Street, and Nicola Street in the west and Main Street in the east.

Building density

Item is a map showing building density by floor space ratio for the downtown area bounded by Burrard Street, Robson Street, and Nicola Street in the west and Main Street in the east.

Pedestrian traffic volumes

Item is a map showing pedestrian traffic volumes by people per linear foot of street for the downtown area bounded by Burrard Street, Robson Street, and Nicola Street in the west and Main Street in the east.

Proposed zoning

Item is a map showing proposed commercial and industrial zoning at high and medium densities, and the boundaries of the proposed high density core and parking areas in downtown from Burrard Street, Robson Street, and Nicola Street in the west to Main Street in the east.

Proposed customer parking areas

Item is a map showing proposed parking areas and the high density core area in downtown Vancouver from Burrard Street, Robson Street, and Nicola Street in the west to Main Street in the east.

Potential redevelopment areas

Item is a map showing potential redevelopment areas based on exisitng density, suitability for parking structures, and suitability for comprehensive redevelopment. Map covers the downtown area bounded by Burrard Street, Robson Street, and Nicola Street in the west and Main Street in the east.

Value of land (1954 assessment)

Item is a map showing land values in dollars per square foot for the downtown area bounded by Burrard Street, Robson Street, and Nicola Street in the west and Main Street in the east.

New rectory

Item is a photograph showing the rectory building of the Holy Rosary Cathedral Church on Richards Street (between Dunsmuir and West Georgia).

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Item is a photograph showing a view of Cambie Street, between Cordova and Water Streets with the steam clock on Water Street in the background.

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