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News #2 [community forum on transportation and planning]

Item is an audio reel containing a recording of the Community Forum on Transportation and Planning. Speakers include: Bruce Yorke (COPE), Buster Forester (Hastings Sunrise Senior Citizens Group), Alderman Randall (City of Burnaby), John Farser, Peggy Distefano, Dr. Henry Hightower and Vancouver residents.

Commercial map of Greater Vancouver and district [assessment districts]

Item is a printed map of greater Vancouver which has been used as a base map. The base map is the 1924 version of the Commercial Map of Greater Vancouver and District. On this copy has been drawn the boundaries of districts, numbered 1-12; inside the drawn boundaries are each district's area in acrea, population and assessed value of property. While the base map is of the pre-amalgamation municipalities, the assessment districts (?) cover the entire post-amalgamation extent of Vancouver.

Plan of government subdivision at Point Grey, B.C.

Item is a sheet which has been excised from the Journal of the Town Planning Institute, December 1925 issue. The sheet consists of two street layout plans and an illustration. The street layout plans show current and proposed revised street layouts for the area of Point Grey bounded by Highbury Street, Eighth Avenue, Imperial Street, and Tenth Avenue. The illustration depicts the view north from the proposed development area.

Development in the western portion of the Lower Mainland region, 1968

Item is a map showing residential, commercial, industrial, civic and institutional, parks and recreational and agricultural zoning in the Lower Mainland area, including West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, New Westminster, Richmond, Maple Ridge, Langley, Surrey, Delta and White Rock. Information has been added to a base map published by the Province of British Columbia.

Plan of Cambie St. grounds

Item is a map showing parade grounds, grand stand and drill hall in the area from Dunsmuir Street to Cambie Street to Georgia Street to Beatty Street. Legend in bottom left corner shows symbols for the following: iron fence, wire screen, goal posts, C.P.R. railway, car tracks, trees and contours. A letter about map from Major Matthews adhered to top right corner. Pencil annotation showing 158th Battalion men's quarters by Major Matthews

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 : 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-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 : 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

Vancouver, British Columbia

Map shows a street plan in Vancouver according to the following: major streets of sufficient width, major streets to be widened, new major street connections, proposed express highways, scenic drives, boulevard drives, parkways and proposed major streets in the University Endowment Lands. The map also indicates the number of traffic lanes in each street.

Proposed zoning : comprehensive redevelopment areas

Item is a map showing proposed zoning for two comprehensive redevelopment areas according to the following district types: residential, commercial (suburban), commercial (medium density), industrial (light) and industrial (heavy). Map also shows the boundaries of the comprehensive redevelopment areas. These two areas lie roughly between Burrard Inlet in the north and 10th Avenue in the south and between Semlin Drive in the east and Burrard Street in the west.

Key map showing proposed areas for partial and comprehensive redevelopment

Item is a map showing the boundaries of the redevelopment study area, comprehensive redevelopment areas, limited redevelopment areas and the East End study area. The boundary of the study area lies roughly between Burrard Inlet in the north and 33rd Avenue in the south and between Nanaimo Street in the east and Carnarvon Street in the west.

Interim harbour headline

Item is a map prepared as part of the Harbour Headline project of the False Creek Development Study. Map shows existing, interim and ultimate harbour headlines, existing water areas, ownership boundaries, other property lines and lease boundaries in and around False Creek.

Project 2 : generalized plan of redevelopment

Item is a map showing the boundaries of redevelopment areas ("comprehensive" and "limited"), the boundaries of clearance areas for project 1, the boundaries of clearance areas for project 2, the proposed street system and the proposed land use for the city of Vancouver from Burrard Inlet in the north to 16th Avenue in the south and from Nanaimo Street in the east to Arbutus Street in the west.

Attached label indicates that the map was approved by Council Sept. 17, 1963.

Project 2, part of area "a" : aerial photograph

Item is a map in the form of an aerial photograph, which depicting the part of the city covered by the project: from Railway Street in the north to Prior Street in the south and from Clark Drive in the east to Main Street in the west.

Attached label indicates that the map was approved by Council Sept. 17, 1963.

Project 2, part of area "a" : condition of buildings

Item is a map showing the condition of buildings (ranging from very good to very poor), the boundaries of project 2 clearance, the boundaries of project 1 clearance and the realignment of Raymur Avenue in the area from Burrard Inlet in the north to Atlantic Street in the south and from Clark Drive in the east to Main Street in the west.

Attached label indicates that the map was approved by Council Sept. 17, 1963.

Project 2, part of area "a" : pavements, curbs and sidewalks

Item is a map showing the types of pavement, the curbs and gutters, the sidewalks, the boundaries of project 2 clearance, the boundaries of project 1 clearance and the realignment of Raymur Avenue from Railway Street in the north to Atlantic Street in the south and from Clark Drive in the east to Main Street in the west.

Attached label indicates that the map was approved by Council Sept. 17, 1963.

Project 2, part of area "a" : existing utilities, water and sewer

Item is a map showing the water pipes (10" and over), the sewers (15" and over), the direction of sewer flow, the boundaries of project 2 clearance, the boundaries of project 1 clearance and the realignment of Raymur Avenue in the area from Burrard Inlet in the north to Atlantic Street in the south and from Clark Drive in the east to Main Street in the west.

Attached label indicates that the map was approved by Council Sept. 17, 1963.

Project 2, part of area "a" : existing utilities, gas, electricity and telephone

Item is a map showing the gas lines, the overhead and underground electricity lines, the overhead and underground telephone lines, the fire alarms underground, the boundaries of project 2 clearance, the boundaries of project 1 clearance and the realignment of Raymur Avenue in the area from Railway Street in the north to Atlantic Street in the south and from Clark Drive in the east to Main Street in the west.

Attached label indicates that the map was approved by Council Sept. 17, 1963.

Project 2, part of area "a" : plan of redevelopment

Item is a map showing the boundaries of clearance areas for projects 1 and 2, the proposed land use (residential, commercial, industrial or school and park sites), the proposed ultimate street system, the new streets and lanes in projects 1 and 2, the easements in projects 1 and 2, the sites in project 2 not to be acquired and the buildings in projects 1 and 2 to be retained in the area from Burrard Inlet in the north to Atlantic Street in the south and from Clark Drive in the east to Main Street in the west.

Attached label indicates that the map was approved by Council Sept. 17, 1963.

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