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California Plaza Competition and Master Plan

California Plaza Competition and Master Plan

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People

  • Arthur Erickson Architects, Toronto (architectural firm)
  • Arthur Erickson Architects, Los Angeles (architectural firm)
  • Kamnitzer Cotton Vreeland (associated architectural firm)
  • Gruen Associates (associated architectural firm)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

California Plaza Competition and Master Plan

Dates of creation

1979-1980

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • ca. 1120 slides
  • ca. 150 drawings
  • 0.1 l.m. of textual records
  • 3 models
  • 0.05 l.m. of photographic material
  • 1 photograph

Scope and Content

File documents the California Plaza competition to redevelop 11.2 acres of the Bunker Hill district of Los Angeles, and the first and second Master Plans, Los Angeles, California.

File contains design development drawings, presentation drawings, slides compostite photograph, and models.

Reference Number

AP022.S2.SS2.1979.D7

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255165
    • Title: Correspondence and documentation files
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    correspondence and documentation files - concerning Bunker Hill joint venture agreement; list of issues, considerations, and implicationgs of surrounding site; informational Development Offering, from the Community Redevelopment Agency.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255258
    • Title: Captions and labels, "ideagrams", texts, site and aera plans
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Film on mylar, blacklilne prints, negatives

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,04 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255275
    • Title: Perspectives of retail and public areas by Bob McIlhargey
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints, negatives

    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: ARCH255276
    • Title: Perspectives of retail and public areas
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Bob McIlhargey (artist)
    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    19 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink and coloured pencil on translucent paper and tracing paper, blackline print on mylar

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 61 x 49 cm sheet (largest): 71 x 58 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255501
    • Title: Gelley proofs for presentation documents
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints with colour

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 96,5 x 63,5 cm sheet (largest): 96,5 x 66 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255507
    • Title: Roll of galley proofs with corrections of a proposal for California Center
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257651
    • Title: Schematic design report
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 file

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257756
    • Title: Site plans
    • 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:

    Graphite on translucent paper with photocopy overlay

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 62 x 106 cm sheet (largest): 108 x 111 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257760
    • Title: Site plans, floor plans, site elevations, details, perspectives
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper and on tracing paper, blackline prints, diazotypes with revisions in ink

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 26 x 30.5 cm sheet (largest): 81 x 106.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-TOR-692 B

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    • Reference Number: ARCH258188
    • Title: Competition / presentation drawings
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 negative(s)

    Technique and media:

    Negatives

    Dimensions:

    negatives: 87 x 119 x 121 x 133 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260270
    • Title: Key plans, perspectives, sections, shop drawings
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Dry transfer on mylar, negatives, graphite on tracing paper

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260573
    • Title: Site elevations and sections, site plans, floor plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reverse sepia prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260600
    • Title: Survey plans ''B'' Permit drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 plans

    Technique and media:

    Sepia prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260614
    • Title: Competition drawings - plans, sections, axonometric site plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar, negatives

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82112
    • Title: Disposition map, Bunker Hill Redevelopment Project
    • Dates of creation: April 1980
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 reprographic copy(ies)

    Technique and media:

    Colour photomechanical print

    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:

    15.1

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82114
    • Title: California Plaza Competition - perspective from southwest
    • Dates of creation: 1980

    People:

    • Rendering by Michael McCann (artist)
    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Watercolour on paper mounted on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 55.88 x 38.1 cm

    Folder Number:

    15.4

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82115
    • Title: California Plaza Competition - perspective of Angel’s Flight and Central Plaza
    • Dates of creation: 1980

    People:

    • Rendering by Michael McCann (artist)
    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Watercolour on paper mounted on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 58.42 x 43.82 cm

    Folder Number:

    15.6

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82116
    • Title: California Plaza Competition - perspective of Central Plaza with performance area
    • Dates of creation: 1980

    People:

    • Rendering by Michael McCann (artist)
    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Watercolour on paper mounted on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 55.88 x 43.82 cm

    Folder Number:

    15.7

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82117
    • Title: Original master plan for Bunker Hill Urban Renewal Project
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    original master plan for Bunker Hill Urban Renewal Project, showing composite of model and bird's-eye view of Bunker Hill district

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Photograph on sepia print

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 83.8 x 121.9 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    15.8

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82118
    • Title: Advanced model of site and buildings
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Technique and media:

    Cardboard and paper

    Dimensions:

    model: 91 x 183 x 109 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    15.9

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82124
    • Title: Revised schematic design drawing - Illustrative plan 385

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 27.9 x 38.1 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    15.20

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82125
    • Title: Revised schematic design drawing - plaza plan, level 385

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 27.9 x 38.1 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    15.21

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82126
    • Title: Revised schematic design drawing - plan, level 370

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 27.9 x 38.1 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    15.22

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    • Reference Number: ARCH82127
    • Title: Revised schematic design drawing - plan, level 401
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 27.9 x 38.1 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    15.23

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254657
    • Title: Pieces of California Plaza original competition model
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation model

    Technique and media:

    Plexiglas (tm) and wood

    Dimensions:

    box: 26 x 41 x 33 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254658
    • Title: Pieces of California Plaza original competiton model
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation model

    Technique and media:

    Aluminum

    Dimensions:

    model: 23 x 33 x 18 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH258474
    • Title: California Centre - mock-up pages for proposal brochure
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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