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Vancouver Downtown Core Development Study

Vancouver Downtown Core Development Study

Part of

People

  • Erickson/Massey Architects (architectural firm)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

Vancouver Downtown Core Development Study

Dates of creation

1966

Quantity / Object type

1 Project

Extent and Medium

  • 28 photographs
  • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents a study for the development of blocks 61 and 71, including an H-shaped government office tower, adjoining law courts, shopping arcades, a civic centre, public spaces and parking (not built), Vancouver, British Columbia. This study was a precursor to the Three-Block project and Robson Square.

File contains photographs and a textual document.

Reference Number

AP022.S1.1966.PR01

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254779
    • Title: Pages of illustrations from a report that include maps
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    pages of illustrations from a report that include maps, perspective sketch, section through government complex & law courts, multiple views of model

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • records: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254824
    • Title: Views and details of model, aerial view and plan of Vancouver showing proposed ring road
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    views and details of model, aerial view and plan of Vancouver showing proposed ring road, site plans, perspectives, sections

    Quantity / Object type:

    28 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 28 photographic materials

    Technique and media:

    Black and white photographs, photostats, blackline prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260886
    • Title: Vancouver - A Proposal for Block 61 and the Downtown Core
    • Dates of creation: 1966
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    2 copies

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • records: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273842
    • Title: Various papers and a publication by 1980 Aga Khan Awards.
    • Dates of creation: 1978-1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    2 files- the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, proceedings Seminar 1: "Towards and Architecture in the Spirit of Islam" (1978), Seminar 5: "The Search for Form, Places of Public Gathering in Islam" (1980), various papers and a publication by Aga Khan Awards (1980).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - Divided into two folders for storage purposes.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    022-022-02&03

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275238
    • Title: Photographic documentation for the Vancouver Study, filed under "Planning."
    • Dates of creation: 1966-1967
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes plans, diagrams, miscellaneous views of Vancouver, models, perspectives, and aerial views.

    Quantity / Object type:

    513 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 513 photographic materials

    Technique and media:

    Colour

    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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