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Bella Lewitsky Dance Gallery and Central Plaza, California Plaza

Bella Lewitsky Dance Gallery and Central Plaza, California Plaza

Part of

People

  • Arthur Erickson Architects, Los Angeles (architectural firm)
  • Arthur Erickson (draughtsman)
  • Bunker Hill Associates (client)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

Bella Lewitsky Dance Gallery and Central Plaza, California Plaza

Dates of creation

1983-1989

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • ca. 188 drawings
  • 0.06 linear metres of textual records
  • 78 slides
  • 1 model
  • other material

Scope and Content

File documents Phase 1B of California Plaza, consisting of the central plaza, Bella Lewitsky Dance Gallery (completed 1988), and underground parking, Los Angeles, California.

File contains sketches, design development drawings, textual records, photographic material and a model.

Reference Number

AP022.S2.SS2.1983.D21

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254492
    • Title: Central plaza elevation and plan with numbered elevations
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    central plaza elevation and plan with numbered elevations, plan of plaza with elevations, oval courts and stairs showing entry to Bella Lewitsky Dance Gallery

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 22.2 x 29.9 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254494
    • Title: Early Dance Gallery roof plan study with ramp and steps, early variant Dance Gallery roof plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Facsimile transmissions

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 21.6 x 27.9 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254499
    • Title: Perspective showing final scheme for entrance plaza to Dance Gallery
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    perspective showing final scheme for entrance plaza to Dance Gallery, perspectve showing final scheme for skylight over entrance to Dance Gallery (draughtsman - Norma Samuelson)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on paper (reduced)

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 21.6 x 27.9 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256785
    • Title: Project description and 5 page design philosophy essay, Part Two describing other AEA projects including the Dance Gallery
    • Dates of creation: 1987
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    1 file - project description and 5 page design philosophy essay, Part Two describing other AEA projects including the Dance Gallery

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 file

    Dimensions:

    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: ARCH260368
    • Title: Survey plans and floor plans for the Dance Gallery
    • Dates of creation: 1983-1989
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260689
    • Title: Design development plans and details
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260903
    • Title: Architectural floor plans, sections, elevations and details with annotations
    • Dates of creation: 1986-1987
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes overlayed with ink on tracing paper, diazotypes with revisions in red ink

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261164
    • Title: Design development plans - stage and balcony plans, roof plans, framing plans, sections and elevations
    • Dates of creation: 1984
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261165
    • Title: Design development plans - stage and balcony plans, roof plans, framing plans, sections and elevations
    • Dates of creation: 1986-1987
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes with revisions in red pencil

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82119
    • Title: Schematic sketch of Dance Gallery lower floor plan

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Photocopy

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 21.6 x 27.9 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    15.15

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82120
    • Title: Plan study of Dance Gallery entrance

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Photocopy

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 21.6 x 27.9 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    15.16

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82121
    • Title: Preliminary perspective sketch of Dance Gallery oblique skylight
    • Form: drawings

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Photocopy

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 21.6 x 27.9 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    15.17

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82122
    • Title: Preliminary perspective of Dance Gallery funnel skylight
    • Form: drawings

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Photocopy

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 21.6 x 27.9 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    15.18

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82123
    • Title: Study model of Spiral Court and Bella Lewitsky Dance Gallery
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • study model

    Technique and media:

    Plastic and wood

    Dimensions:

    model: 58 x 264 x 91 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    15.19

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254493
    • Title: Early annotated study of retail level beneath plaza
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 21.6 x 35.6 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254495
    • Title: Preliminary perspective studies of oblique and tunnel skylights for Dance Gallery
    • Form: drawings

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 24.8 x 37.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254498
    • Title: Elevation details of Dance Gallery showing domed roof, segmental arched window, and trabeated entry
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Facsimile transmission

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 21.6 x 27.9 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254550
    • Title: Final proposal for central plaza
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Black and coloured ink on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 61 x 82.6 cm

    Credit line:

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

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