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Item : MAP 343.61 - Sheet 15 : Ash Street to St. George Street and Fifty-eighth Avenue to Marine Drive

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Sheet 15 : Ash Street to St. George Street and Fifty-eighth Avenue to Marine Drive

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COV-S303-MAP 343-: MAP 343.61

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Scale [ca. 1:6600]

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  • [ca. 1925], with revisions to [ca. 1945] (Creation)
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    Vancouver (B.C.). Office of the City Engineer
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1 section : photo-mechanical reproduction, annot. ; 21 x 33 cm

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(1886-)

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The creation of the position of City Engineer was required by bylaw #1. In addition to their other responsibilities, early City Engineers advised the Board of Works with what projects were necessary and presented them with recommendations on tenders. The Engineer also supervised an assistant engineer who carried out surveys, a street inspector, and the city’s scavengers who performed refuse collection.

The Office of the City Engineer received and sent correspondence on behalf of his divisions for certain matters (particularly in the early years, when the “City Engineer” and “Engineering Department” were nearly synonymous), produced manuals, reports, and publications; and otherwise contained documents which were directed to or emanated from the position of City Engineer proper.

From time to time, the City Engineer would be involved with special committees, such as the Metric Conversion Committee from 1977-1979.

The following individuals have served as City Engineer (from 1995, the City Engineer was also referred to as “General Manager” of the then renamed Engineering Services):
• John P. Lawson, 1886-1890;
• Henry B. Warren, 1890-1891;
• Thomas H. Tracy, 1891-1905;
• William A. Clement, 1905-1911;
• Frederick L. Fellowes, 1911-1924;
• Charles Brakenridge, 1924-1946;
• Charles A. Battershill, 1946-1949;
• John C. Oliver, 1949-1956;
• Randolph M. Martin, 1956-1971;
• Gordon H. Lawson, 1971-1974;
• William H. Curtis, 1974-1991;
• David Rudberg, 1991-[2004]
• Tom Timm, [2004]-2010
• Peter Judd, 2010 -

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Item is a section showing the area from Ash Street to St. George Street and Fifty-eighth Avenue to Marine Drive.Includes streets, roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, parks and railway lines. 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. A note in ink at the top of the map indicates that "Brown-green refers to the Crippled Childrens Hospital Reserve."

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ftp://webftp.vancouver.ca/archives/MAPS-TIFF/MAP343.61.tif

  • Format: TIFF (LZW compressed)
  • MD5: ADC7DEF5539DD87104EDC8F0E8E4439B
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Copyright: City of Vancouver; expiry: 2021-01-01.

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1925-01-01

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2021-01-01

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2017-05-12

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Canada

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1925-01-01

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  • Box: 520-A-02