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Item is a copy of sections of a November 1889 fire insurance map that have been pieced together. Includes the area between Seymour and Dunlevy Streets, from the south shore of the Burrard Inlet to Keefer Street. Map shows Chinatown, part of False Creek, and buildings and their uses (commercial, residential, industrial). The name of the business, business owner, or type of business is noted for most commercial and industrial buildings.

Town-site of Hastings

Map shows Hastings Town-site, Granville Town-site, Burnaby, and the City of New Westminster. Map also shows the Road from Granville and the False Creek Trail, as well as the names of places and soil types found along these roads. Other places and structures noted include Burrard Inlet, Coal Harbour (Coal Harbor on map), False Creek, False Creek Bridge, Burnaby Lake, Fraser River, New Westminster and Burrard Inlet Road, Douglas Road, Edinburgh Street, Columbia Street, Richards Street, and the New Westminster Cemetery. Two notes on map read "Plan to accompany Report of 1st May 1883, Joseph Hunter" and "Memo: Mr. Ross will place [?] this map to the [Engs.] Office Victoria [?]." 14T3 Roads & Trails is printed on the side of the map.

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

Item is a section showing the area from the University Endowment Lands to Wallace Street and Twenty-seventh 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

Proposed Raymur Ave. [Avenue] Trunk Sewer diverting sewage from False Creek reclaimed area

Map shows the proposed Raymur Avenue Trunk Sewer to divert sewage away from the False Creek reclaimed area. It includes the area from Main Street to Clark Drive and from Alexander Street to Seventh Avenue. Streets and blocks are shown. The map is heavily annotated in ink and pencil to 1936. Indicated on the map are the locations of pumps, sewers, drains, and elevations; the Canadian National Railway (C.N.R.) Station, lines, industrial sites and proposed roadways; the Great Northern Railway (G.N.R.) Station and lines; a proposed rail yard; and the City Dump. Also noted is the water consumption of various companies in the area.

Proposed Raymur Ave. [Avenue] Trunk Sewer diverting sewage from False Creek reclaimed area

Map shows the proposed Raymur Avenue Trunk Sewer to divert sewage away from the False Creek reclaimed area. It includes the area from Main Street to Clark Drive and from Alexander Street to Seventh Avenue. Streets and blocks are shown. The map is annotated in ink and pencil with regard to top and bottom fill and water levels. A pencil diagram of the pump at Parker Street has been drawn at the top of the map. Also indicated are the locations of pumps; the Canadian National Railway (C.N.R.) Station, lines, industrial sites and proposed roadways; the Great Northern Railway (G.N.R.) Station and lines; and the City Dump.

Proposed Raymur Ave. [Avenue] Trunk Sewer diverting sewage from False Creek reclaimed area

Map shows the proposed Raymur Avenue Trunk Sewer to divert sewage away from the False Creek reclaimed area. It includes the area from Main Street to Clark Drive and from Alexander Street to Seventh Avenue. Streets and blocks are shown. The map was heavily annotated between 1936 and 1941, and a preliminary pumping layout to Clark Drive was added in December 1936. Also indicated are the locations of sewers, pumps, drainage and elevations; the Canadian National Railway (C.N.R.) Station, lines, industrial sites and proposed roadways; the Great Northern Railway (G.N.R.) Station and lines; a proposed rail yard; and the City Dump.

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

Item is a section showing the area from Discovery 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 H : Alexandra Street to Cambie Street and Fifteenth Avenue to Twenty-seventh Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Alexandra Street to Cambie Street and Fifteenth Avenue to Twenty-seventh Avenue.Includes streets and roads; blocks, lots and legal descriptions; as well as parks, schools, hospitals and golf courses.

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

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

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

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

Sheet E : University Endowment Lands to Wallace Street and Sixteenth Avenue to Twenty-seventh Avenue

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

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 and roads; blocks, lots and legal descriptions; and parks and schools.

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

Sheet K : Wallace Street to Trafalgar Street and Twenty-seventh Street to Thirty-eighth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Wallace Street to Trafalgar Street and Twenty-seventh Street 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 the Musqueam Reserve to Macdonald Street and Forty-ninth Avenue to Fraser River. Includes streets, roads, blocks, lots, and legal descriptions. Map indicates the locations of the Point Grey Golf and Country Club and the Celtic Cannery. Annotations in red ink.

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

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

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

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

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

Item is a section showing the area from Trafalgar Street to Granville Street and Sixteenth Avenue to Nanton Avenue. Includes streets and roads; blocks, lots and legal descriptions; and parks, schools, railway lines and golf courses.

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

Sheet S.V. 15 : Dawson Street to Boundary Road and Foster Avenue to Fiftieth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Dawson Street to Boundary Road and Foster Avenue to Fiftieth Avenue. Includes streets, roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, parks and schools. Annotations in pencil.

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

Dial map of Greater Vancouver and suburbs

Part contains a street map of Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, West Vancouver and North Vancouver showing block numbers, street car, bus, and railway lines, parks and hospitals. Map includes two dials (a numbered circle, a paper indicator, a grid of block numbers and a street index used to find locations). A small inset map shows the Capitol Hill/Scenic Park area of Burnaby in greater detail.

Map of Lulu Island and Sea Island ; Municipality of Delta ; Municipality of Surrey ; Municipality of Langley ; Map of Maillardville

Part contains street maps of Lulu Island and Sea Island, Delta, Surrey, Langley, and Maillardville, tourist information about Vancouver, and text advertising the products and services of the Dominion Map and Blueprint Company.

City and District of North Vancouver

Item is a map showing the city and district of North Vancouver. It shows paved roads, gravel roads, unopened roads and a graphical depiction of the population as of 1947. A small inset map shows the position of the city of North Vancouver and the district of North Vancouver in relation to Vancouver, Burrard Inlet and West Vancouver. Annotations appear to be in J.S. Matthews' hand, noting a portion of North Vancouver as "King's Lynn".

Map of West Vancouver and North Vancouver, street index, real estate information, and list of golf courses

Part contains an illustrated map of West Vancouver and North Vancouver showing major streets, mountains, rivers and creeks, and recreational attractions; a street index to the Greater Vancouver map on the other side of the sheet; a list of golf courses; and real estate information including a description of professional realtors, an amortization table, and calculations showing amounts paid in rent over many years.

Guide map: Vancouver - New Westminster, Burnaby and North Shore municipalities

Item is a street map of Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and the North Shore showing city limits and boundaries of central office areas. Map has been annotated to show the old and new Vancouver telephone exchange boundaries prior to and after the introduction of flat rate service on November 1, 1937.

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

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

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

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

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

Vancouver, B.C. Plan showing location of water pipes, hydrants, etc. [Hastings Sunrise]

Item is a map showing the location of water pipes and hydrants for the area from Kamloops Street to Kootenay Street and Fourteenth Avenue to Government Road (29th Avenue). Pipes and hydrants are indicated in red ink. Base map is a portion of a larger map.

Vancouver (B.C.). Water Works Department

Sheet 8 : Prince Edward Street to Bruce Street and Thirty-fifth Avenue to Forty-seventh Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Prince Edward Street to Bruce Street and Thirty-fifth Avenue to Forty-seventh Avenue. Includes streets, roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, and cemeteries, parks and schools.

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

Sheet 5 : Dumfries Street to Fairmont Street and Twenty-seventh Avenue to Thirty-seventh Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Dumfries Street to Fairmont Street and Twenty-seventh Avenue to Thirty-seventh Avenue. Includes streets, roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, parks, railway lines and schools.

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

Sheet 4 : Prince Edward Street to Bruce Street and King Edward Avenue to Thirty-sixth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Prince Edward Street to Bruce Street and King Edward Avenue to Thirty-sixth Avenue. Map shows streets, roads, blocks, lots and legal descriptions, and the locations of parks, schools and Mountainview Cemetery.

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

Sheet S.V. 3 : Cambie Street to St. George Street and Twenty-seventh Avenue to Thirty-eighth Avenue

Item is a section showing the area from Cambie Street to St. George Street and Twenty-seventh Avenue to Thirty-eighth Avenue. Map shows streets, roads, blocks, lots and legal descriptions and the locations of parks, schools, reservoirs and Mountainview Cemetery.

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

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