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San Diego Convention Center

San Diego Convention Center

Part of

People

  • Arthur Erickson Architects, Los Angeles (architectural firm)
  • Deems Lewis McKinley, Architects (associated architectural firm)
  • San Diego Port Authority (client)
  • Doug Teiger (draughtsman)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

San Diego Convention Center

Dates of creation

1981-1985

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 17 mixed photographic materials
  • 7 drawings
  • 7 transparencies
  • 1 photograph
  • 1 model
  • 0.03 l.m. of textual records
  • 0.02 l.m. of photographic materials

Scope and Content

File documents a built convention centre comprised of exhibit spaces, meeting rooms and offices on the upper level, a 250.000 square-foot exhibition hall at street level, and underground parking, San Diego, California.

File contains photographic materials, publication drawings, a presentation drawing, textual records and a model.

Reference Number

AP022.S1.1981.PR16

Location

San Diego California United States

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82096
    • Title: Partial presentation model
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: models
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation model

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 models

    Technique and media:

    Cardboard

    Dimensions:

    model: 41 x 97 x 51 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    10.1

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82097
    • Title: View of a study model
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • David Zanzinger (photographer)
    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • study model

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 photograph

    Technique and media:

    Colour photograph

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 20.3 x 25.4 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    10.2

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82098
    • Title: Perspective / elevation view (signed and dated)
    • Dates of creation: 1985
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Doug Teiger (draughtsman)
    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Technique and media:

    Watercolour, ink, graphite

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 76.2 x 152.4 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82099
    • Title: Ground floor plan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 24.1 x 39.4 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    10.4

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82100
    • Title: Building section BB
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 24.1 x 40.6 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    10.5

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82101
    • Title: Upper level plan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 24.1 x 40.6 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    10.6

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82102
    • Title: Building section AA
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 24.1 x 40.6 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    10.7

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82103
    • Title: Roof and site plan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 24.1 x 39.4 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    10.8

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82104
    • Title: North elevation
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 25.4 x 40.6 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    10.9

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273599
    • Title: San Diego Convention Center (1981-1985); perspectives, elevation and conceptual sketches.
    • Dates of creation: 1981 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 photographic materials

    Technique and media:

    Transparencies

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    022-008-12

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274041
    • Title: 6 binders- photographic materials, including the Design Intent document with prints of drawings, models and sections, slides of construction phase, schematic design phase slides (sketches and models), presentation slides, design development slides and slides of finished project.
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • -1 photographic materials

    Technique and media:

    Colour slides, colour photographs

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.21 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274047
    • Title: Photographic documentation, includes slides of models and design developement phase sketches and photographs of the finished project.
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 17 photographic materials

    Technique and media:

    15 colour slides, 2 colour photographs

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    022-039-01

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274048
    • Title: File contains presentation of the San Diego Convention Center to the Association of University Architects (22 June 1989), Arthur Erickson Architects brochure, San Diego Magazine (January 1990), press clippings related to the project and the San Diego Convention Center Corporation Progress Report (June 1990).
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • records: 0.03 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    022-039-02

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275919
    • Title: File contains prints of presentation plans, sections, elevations, renderings, levels and presentation photographs.
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, colour photographs

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    022-099-01

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