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Metric Conversion Committee reference files

Series consists of the records of the Metric Conversion Committee, which was formed in January 1977 to coordinate metric conversion planning for the City in compliance with federal and provincial requirements. Senior representatives of civic departments met monthly to develop conversion plans for their departments, develop conversion budgets, and schedule training for employees.
Records consist of photocopies of minutes of committee meetings, and supporting documents relating to metric conversion, including newsletters, reports, and surveys. The minutes are arranged in chronological order.

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

Plan of a 9.783 acre portion of Kitsilano Indian Reserve, District Lot 3610, Group one, New Westminster District [annotated]

Item is a map depicting the area of the former Department of National Defence site at Kitsilano Point (now part of Vanier Park). The map shows the locations of the various Defence buildings on the site. Annotations show a grid layout imposed on the site.

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

Plan of a 9.783 acre portion of Kitsilano Indian Reserve, District Lot 3610, Group one, New Westminster District [annotated]

Item is a map depicting the area of the former Department of National Defence site at Kitsilano Point (now part of Vanier Park). The map shows the locations of the various Defence buildings on the site. Annotations show measurements on the north-west boundary of the site.

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

Plan of a 9.783 acre portion of Kitsilano Indian Reserve, District Lot 3610, Group one, New Westminster District [annotated]

Item is a map depicting the area of the former Department of National Defence site at Kitsilano Point (now part of Vanier Park). The map shows the locations of the various Defence buildings on the site. Annotations depict what appears to be draft layout of the Museum of Vancouver and Planetarium buildings superimposed on the site.

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

City of Vancouver, British Columbia [index map]

Item is an index map of Vancouver showing the boundaries of the sectional maps in this file. Map includes streets, roads and railways; blocks, lots and legal descriptions; First Nations reserves, government buildings, cemeteries, parks and businesses along the waterfront.

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

Map of City of Vancouver, British Columbia [index map]

Item is an index map of Vancouver showing the boundaries of the sections of the sectional map in this file. Sections depict streets and railway lines; District Lots, blocks, and lots; First Nations reserves, golf courses, cemeteries, parks and businesses along the Burrard Inlet waterfront.

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

Map of City of Vancouver, British Columbia [index map]

Item is an index map of Vancouver showing the boundaries of the sectional maps in this file. Map includes streets, roads and railways; blocks, lots and legal descriptions; First Nations reserves, golf courses, cemeteries, parks and businesses along the Burrard Inlet waterfront.

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

Sheet 22 : Stanley Park to Burrard Street and waterfront to Robson Street

Item is a section showing Stanley Park to Burrard Street and waterfront to Robson Street. Includes streets and roads; blocks, lots and legal descriptions. Map shows the locations of Stanley Park, Deadmans Island, marine filling stations, the dredged channel, harbour headline, C.P.R .yards and Pier A, businesses along the waterfront, government buildings, land leases and quit claims.

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

Sheet 22 : Stanley Park to Burrard Street and waterfront to Robson Street

Item is a section showing Stanley Park to Burrard Street and waterfront to Robson Street. Includes streets and roads; blocks, lots and legal descriptions. Map shows the locations of Stanley Park, Deadmans Island, marine filling stations, the dredged channel, harbour headline, C.P.R .yards and Pier A, businesses along the waterfront, government buildings, land leases and quit claims.

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

Sheet 22 : Stanley Park to Burrard Street and waterfront to Robson Street

Item is a section showing Stanley Park to Burrard Street and waterfront to Robson Street. Includes streets and roads; blocks, lots and legal descriptions. Map shows the locations of Stanley Park, Deadmans Island, marine filling stations, the dredged channel, harbour headline, C.P.R .yards and Pier A, businesses along the waterfront, government buildings, land leases and quit claims. Map is hand coloured to show tax sale property for sale, property with no water, street widening and drainage, replotting, reserved land for schools, reserved land for parks, sundry land, capital assets not including schools and parks, schools, and parks, as applicable.

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

Sheet 20 : Granville Street to Ontario Street and Robson Street to Sixth Avenue

Item is a section showing Granville Street to Ontario Street and Robson Street to Sixth Avenue. Includes streets, roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, businesses, crown leases, city leases, the Granville Street and Connaught (Cambie) Bridges, and the False Creek yards.

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

Sheet 20 : Granville Street to Ontario Street and Robson Street to Sixth Avenue

Item is a section showing Granville Street to Ontario Street and Robson Street to Sixth Avenue. Includes streets, roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, businesses, crown leases, city leases, the Granville Street and Connaught (Cambie) Bridges, and the False Creek yards. Map is hand coloured to show tax sale property for sale, property with no water, street widening and drainage, replotting, reserved land for schools, reserved land for parks, sundry land, capital assets not including schools and parks, schools, and parks, as applicable.

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

Sheet 23 : Stanley Park to Granville Street and Robson Street to False Creek

Item is a section showing the area from Stanley Park to Granville Street and Robson Street to False Creek. Includes streets, roads and railways; blocks, lots and legal descriptions; as well as parks, schools, hospitals and churches. Shows the Burrard Bridge and C.P.R. property. Map is hand coloured to show tax sale property for sale, property with no water, street widening and drainage, replotting, reserved land for schools, reserved land for parks, sundry land, capital assets not including schools and parks, schools, and parks, as applicable.

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

Sheet 23 : Stanley Park to Granville Street and Robson Street to False Creek

Item is a section showing the area from Stanley Park to Granville Street and Robson Street to False Creek. Includes streets, roads and railways; blocks, lots and legal descriptions; as well as parks, schools, hospitals and churches. Shows the Burrard Bridge and C.P.R. property. Annotations in ink and pencil.

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

Sheet 21 : Burrard Street to False Creek and waterfront to Robson Street

Item is a section showing Burrard Street to False Creek and waterfront to Robson Street. Includes streets and roads; blocks, lots and legal descriptions; the locations of hotels, court house, businesses, parks, and schools; crown leases; C.P.R. land and the company's Piers B and C, yards, sheds and depot; the B.C. Electric Railway Carrall Street Yard; and the Union Steamship Company.

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

City of Vancouver, British Columbia [sectional map]

File consists of three maps of Vancouver: an index map to the sections, an index map to District Lots, and 62 section sheets drawn and revised between ca. 1935 and 1945. Some time between 1946 and 1951 these maps were compiled and reproduced by the City Engineer's Office.

The 62 sectional plates are divided into three groups: the "Old City of Vancouver," Point Grey and South Vancouver. Maps show streets and roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, railways, parks, schools, hospital, cemetery, golf courses, retirement homes, and some businesses.

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

Sheet 23 : Stanley Park to Granville Street and Robson Street to False Creek

Item is a section showing the area from Stanley Park to Granville Street and Robson Street to False Creek. Includes streets, roads and railways; blocks, lots and legal descriptions; as well as parks, schools, hospitals and churches. Shows the Burrard Bridge and C.P.R. property.

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

City Engineer's Office manuals, reports and publications collection

Series consists of evaluation reports on Engineering activities (parking, street cleaning, landfill, etc.), manuals of the Engineering Department, publications relating to the City's major issues which were kept by the City Engineer, and papers given by the City Engineer to outside organizations, a selection of publications collected by successive City Engineers (since at least 1956, when R. M. Martin, served as City Engineer). Arranged chronologically by start year.

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

Sheet G : Trafalgar Street to Granville Street and Sixteenth Avenue to Nanton Avenue

  • COV-S303-MAP 343-: MAP 343.32
  • Item
  • Feb. 22, 1939, with revisions to Nov. 23, 1943
  • Part of City of Vancouver fonds

Item is a section showing the area from Trafalgar Street to Granville Street and Sixteenth Avenue to Nanton Avenue. Includes streets, roads and sewers; blocks, lots and legal descriptions; and parks, railway lines and schools. Section is annotated to show tax sale property for sale, property with no water, street widening and drainage, replotting, reserved land for schools, reserved land for parks, sundry land, capital assets not including schools and parks, schools, and parks, as applicable.

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

Sectional map City of Vancouver, B.C.

Item is a sectional plan which shows the area bounded by Victoria Drive to Twenty-second Avenue to Knight Street to Thirty-third Avenue. The map is an unapproved preliminary copy with lot and other data added in pencil.

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

Sheet 8 : McLean Drive to Slocan Street and William Street to Seventh Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from McLean Drive to Slocan Street and William Street to Seventh Avenue. Includes streets and roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, railways, parks, schools and some businesses. Map is hand coloured to show tax sale property for sale, property with no water, street widening and drainage, replotting, reserved land for schools, reserved land for parks, sundry land, capital assets not including schools and parks, schools, and parks, as applicable. Some annotations have been made in pencil.

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

Sheet 5 : Slocan Street to Boundary Road and Seventeenth Avenue to Twenty-ninth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Slocan Street to Boundary Road and Seventeenth Avenue to Twenty-ninth Avenue. Includes streets and roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, railways, parks, schools and the Vancouver Preventorium (for tuberculosis patients).

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

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 13 : Ontario Street to Clark Drive and First Avenue to Sixteenth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Ontario Street to Clark Drive and First Avenue to Sixteenth Avenue. Includes streets, roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, railways, parks and schools. Includes B.C. Electric Railway car barns.

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

Sheet 14 : Main Street to Knight Street and Fifteenth Avenue to King Edward Street

Item is a section showing the area from Main Street to Knight Street and Fifteenth Avenue to King Edward Street. Includes streets and roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, parks, schools and businesses.

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

Sheet B : Imperial Street to Trutch Street and waterfront to Fourth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Imperial Street to Trutch Street and waterfront to Fourth Avenue. Includes streets, roads and sewers; blocks, lots and legal descriptions; and parks and schools. Map shows Jericho Air Station and crown leases.

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

Sheet C : University Endowment Lands to Imperial Street and Fourth Avenue to Sixteenth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from the University Endowment Lands to Imperial Street and Fourth Avenue to Sixteenth Avenue. Includes streets, roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, parks and schools.

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

Sheet D : Imperial Street to Trutch Street and Fourth Avenue to Sixteenth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Imperial Street to Trutch Street and Fourth Avenue to Sixteenth Avenue. Includes streets and roads; blocks; lots and legal descriptions; and parks, schools and golf courses.

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

Sheet F : Wallace Street to Trafalgar Street and Sixteenth Avenue to Twenty-seventh Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Wallace Street to Trafalgar Street and Sixteenth Avenue to Twenty-seventh Avenue. Includes streets, roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, parks and schools.

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

Sheet J : University Endowment Lands to Wallace Street and Twenty-ninth Avenue to Thirty-eighth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from the University Endowment Lands to Wallace Street and Twenty-ninth Avenue to Thirty-eighth Avenue. Includes streets, roads and sewers; blocks, lots and legal descriptions; and parks and schools.

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

Sheet S : Musqueam Reserve to Macdonald Street and Forty-ninth Avenue to Fraser River

Item is a section showing the area from Musqueam Reserve to Macdonald Street and Forty-ninth Avenue to the Fraser River. Includes streets and roads; blocks, lots and legal descriptions; and parks and golf courses.

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

Sheet U : Churchill Street to Cambie Street and Forty-ninth Avenue to Park Drive

Item is a section showing the area from Churchill Street to Cambie Street and Forty-ninth Avenue to Park Drive. Includes streets and roads; blocks, lots and legal descriptions; and parks and golf courses.

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

Sheet W : Fraser River to French Street and Fifty-ninth Avenue to Seventy-first Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Fraser River to French Street and Fifty-ninth Avenue to Seventy-first Avenue. Includes streets and roads; blocks, lots and legal descriptions; and parks and golf courses.

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

Sheet Z : Milton Street to Heather Street and Seventy-second Avenue to Fraser River ; Angus Drive to Granville Street and South West Marine Drive to Fraser River

Item consists of two sections. One shows the area from Milton Street to Heather Street and Seventy-second Avenue to Fraser River; the other shows Angus Drive to Granville Street and South West Marine Drive to Fraser River. Includes streets, roads, railway lines, blocks, lots and legal descriptions.

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

Sheet 19 : Maple Street to Richards Street and Drake Street to Third Avenue

Item is a section showing Maple Street to Richards Street and Drake Street to Third Avenue. Includes streets, roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, parks, schools, the Burrard and Granville Street Bridges, C.P.R. right-of-ways, the Squamish Band reserve, C.P.R. leases and property, and government reserve. Map includes Granville Island. Map is hand coloured to show tax sale property for sale, property with no water, street widening and drainage, replotting, reserved land for schools, reserved land for parks, sundry land, capital assets not including schools and parks, schools, and parks.

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

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