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Arterial street system

Item is a map annotated to show various classifications of streets and potential changes. A label affixed t the map reads, "To be used as a basis for selecting 1966-1970 paving program - and showing revisions from Sept. 15th. 5 Year Plan report to City Council including existing pavement widths."

City of Vancouver British Columbia

The map is a blueline drawing of the city of Vancouver with boundaries, streets block numbers & the harbour headline. A detailed compass appears in the top left corner of the map. The legend is also in the top left hand corner depicting City boundaries, Harbour headlines, Postal Blocks, and street numbers. There is a copy of the Map included, Map 71B, and it includes the Geographic Census Tracts.

The westernmost identifiable point on the map is the Straight of Georgia, and the easternmost is Boundary Road. The northernmost point on the map is the Stanley Park, the southernmost is Sea Island and Twiggs Island.

Commercial Map of Greater Vancouver and District [BC]

Commercial map of Greater Vancouver and District depicts railroads, paved streets, streetcar stops, schools, buildings. Uniquely, the map shows the city divided by Postal Block numbers and half mile circles that radiate from City Hall on the corner of Main and Hastings.
The map has large red arrows and clippings of libraries pasted to it that show six proposed library locations and sketch plans. Also included on the map, is an index of all depicted roads in the Hastings, Point Grey, South Vancouver, and Burnaby areas. A legend and compass rose are located in the bottom left hand corner of the map.
The westernmost is road on the map is Marine Drive and the easternmost is North Road while the northernmost is Dempsey Street, and the southernmost is 20th Road.

Commercial Map of Greater Vancouver and District [BC]

The map shows the Greater Vancouver Area and its roads, streets, and residential, commercial, and industrial districts in July 1924. In accordance with the legend, the map shows railroads, electric railways, parks, and buildings. The map uniquely depicts the center of Vancouver which is approximately 5400 feet and spans from Water and Railway Street to Prior Street and Abbott Street to Princess Street. The center circle then concentrically expands outwards with other circles marking every mile outward.
Additionally, there are annotations in black, red, yellow, and green. The black annotations mark topography and contour lines with listed elevations. The red annotations mark water gauges. The yellow annotations indicate the best routes through the City and District as suggested by the Automobile Club of BC. The green annotations appear for an unknown reason.
The Westernmost road on the map is Marine Drive and the Easternmost is Columbia Street and North Road while the Northernmost road on the map is Dempsey St. in North Vancouver and the Southernmost point is No. 20 Road.

Commercial Map of Greater Vancouver and District [BC]

The map shows the Greater Vancouver district, Point Grey, West Vancouver, North Vancouver, South Vancouver, and Burnaby - in 1886. In correspondence, the legend and map display railroads, paved streets, schools, and buildings. Uniquely, the map shows the city divided by Postal Block numbers and half mile circles that radiate from City Hall on the corner of Main and Hastings. The Westernmost road on the map is Marine Drive and the easternmost is Columbia Street. Northernmost road on the map is Dempsey Street, and the Southernmost point is No. 20 Road.

A detailed compass, in the bottom left hand corner of the map, shows Magnetic North. The annotation M.49 appears in the bottom right hand corner and the top left hand corner of the map. Two copies of the map are available, one a blue line the other a linen copy.

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