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Item is a photograph looking south along Victoria Drive and around East 12th Avenue. Trout Lake is visible on the left side of the image.

[Sheet 7 : Burrard Street to Main Street and Georgia Viaduct to Burrard Inlet]

Item is a section showing the area from Burrard Street to Main Street and Georgia Viaduct to Burrard Inlet. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks, beaches, schools, theatres, post office and Canadian Pacific Railway yards and piers.

Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Services

[Sheet 4 : Chilco Street to Burrard Street and Robson Street to Deadmans Island]

Item is a section showing the area from Chilco Street to Burrard Street and Robson Street to Deadmans Island. Includes streets, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, as well as parks and the location of some businesses and organizations along the waterfront.

Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Services

Coalition of Progressive Electors (COPE) fonds

  • AM1264
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2022

The fonds consists of the records of the Coalition of Progressive Electors. The records cover the period 1951-2022, predominantly 1961-2022. The majority of the records are textual and consist of correspondence, minutes, election and campaign materials, brochures, financial records, and photographs. The fonds is arranged into six series including: Election campaign files, Meeting minutes, Administrative and financial records, Subject files, Event files and Issue files.

Coalition of Progressive Electors

City of Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia : sectional maps

File consists of two index maps and a map composed of eighty-six sections Vancouver, revised between 1965 and 1970. Sectional maps include streets, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, railways, parks, schools, hospitals, cemetery, golf courses, retirement homes, public buildings, First Nations reserves and some businesses. Maps were compiled by the City Engineer's Office and supplied by the Property and Insurance Office of the City of Vancouver. Sections 1, 2, 3, 68 and 91 were not included in the sectional plan.

Issue files

Series consists of records created and collected by COPE member, Patricia Wilson, pertaining to Wilson’s work and interests as a City of Vancouver Councillor (1990-1993), and a Parks Commissioner (1980-1990). Series includes council minutes and reports, City documents, publications, newsclippings, and other materials which mainly arranged in topical files on issues of transportation, housing, community development, economic development, zoning, property rate and other municipal affairs.

Event files

Series consists of records related to COPE’s events including conference, workshops, and forums. Series includes reports, correspondence, newsletters and publicity materials.

Subject files

Series consists of correspondence, media releases, news clippings, reports and articles on various political and social issues. Topics include education, election system, housing and history of COPE.

Meeting minutes

Series consists of presidents’ reports, annual financial statements, board meeting minutes, annual general meeting minutes, and standing committee meeting minutes created by the Party in the course of carrying out its administrative functions, election campaigns and event planning.

Election campaign files

Series consists of candidate files, newsclippings, publications, election spending summaries, results and related correspondence, and social issue files related to the Party's formulation on municipal election strategy and election platforms.

2100 Block Hemlock Street, Vancouver, B.C.

File consists of architectural drawings of a gymnasium for Vancouver Recreation Parks Ltd., located at 5th Avenue at Hemlock Street The drawings depict foundation plans, floor plans, elevations, sections and details.

Blue Heron Housing Cooperative Association fonds

  • AM854
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1984

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, newsletters, promotional material, clippings, and photographs.

Blue Heron Housing Cooperative Association

3811 Point Grey Road, Vancouver, B.C. [Royal Vancouver Yacht Club clubhouse]

File consists of architectural drawings of original construction and subsequent additions and renovations to the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club clubhouse building. The drawings depict floor plans, elevations, sections, and details.

Projects documented in the file include:

Original construction (1924): LEG2285.00757 to .00761
Addition (1934): LEG2285.00763
Proposed addition (1954): LEG2285.00763 to .00764
Reinforcing to 2nd floor (1962): LEG2285.00765 to .00766
Porte cochere addition (1964): LEG2285.00767 to .00769
Ground floor renovations (n.d.): LEG2285.00770
Proposed vault (n.d.): LEG2285.00771

Point Grey (B.C.). Building Inspector's Office

1535 West Broadway, Vancouver, B.C. [Postal Station "D"]

File consists of architectural drawings depicting the original design of Postal Station "D" and subsequent renovations, including the renovations to turn the building into a data processing centre for the Toronto Dominion Bank. The drawings depict floor plans, elevations, sections and details. Projects documented in the file include:

Original construction (architectural), 1929: LEG2285.01660 to .01662
Original construction (structural), 1929: LEG2285.01663
Proposed addition, 1948: LEG2285.01664 & .01665
Alterations & extension to lunch room, 1960: LEG2285.01666
Data processing centre for Toronto Dominion Bank (architectural), 1968: LEG2285.01667 to .01669
Data processing centre for Toronto Dominion Bank (structural), 1968: LEG2285.01670 to .01675

Townley, Matheson and Partners fonds

  • AM1399
  • Fonds
  • 1897-[ca. 1990]; predominant 1919-1974

The fonds consists of architectural drawings, photographs and textual materials related to the partnership's activities surrounding the design and implementation of architectural projects. The majority of the records are graphical in nature. Architectural drawing files specific to a particular project typically contain elevation and perspective drawings related to the design of an initial concept and proposal for the project, incorporations of revisions into the initial concept based on the clients input and practical considerations, detailed plans intended to guide construction work, and annotations and alterations to those plans made during construction. Some of the projects (approximately 1 in 10) did not receive approval to proceede, and contain material relating only to the initial proposal. Project photographs include pre-construction photos taken of the construction site used to assist in the initial planning, progress photographs used in the supervision of construction, as documentation of the techniques and practices used during construction and for reference purposes, and post construction photographs used to document the finished appearance of a project. Photographs were also incorporated into promotional material, as collections of albums shown to prospective clients, and in promotional publications.
The majority of the records relate to projects in the greater Vancouver area. Approximately 100 projects were undertaken on Vancouver Island, primarially in the Victoria region, but also in Duncan, Ladysmith, and Nanaimo.There are also records related to hospital projects in the Fraser Valley, several residences in the Okanagan, as well as two hospital projects in Lethbridge Alta.
Projects initiated between 1919 and 1966 were numbered sequentially as job no. 1 through 1047. Jobs located in Victoria (B.C.) worked on between 1929 and ca. 1932 were numbered sequentially as job no. V-1 through V-14. Two jobs done in Penticton (B.C.) in 1936 are numbered sequentially as job nos. M-1 and M-2. Begining in 1967, projects were assigned a 5 digit job number; the first 2 digits of the job number were the last 2 digits of the calendar year, followed by a hyphen and a 3 digit number (e.g. 67-014). Where known, job nos. have been incorporated into titles at the file and item levels.
The fonds consists of 3 series:
Architectural drawings. -- 1897-1977. ca. 5000 drawings (representing approx. 700 projects).
Miscellaneous records. -- 1919-[ca.1990]. 44 cm of textual and and other material.
Project photographs. -- [189-?]-[1971]. 653 photographs.

Townley & Matheson, Architects

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