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Mont-Royal Tower Project

Mont-Royal Tower Project

Part of

People

  • Arthur Erickson Architects, Toronto (architectural firm)
  • La Societé de la Tour du Mont-Royal (client)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

Mont-Royal Tower Project

Dates of creation

1985-1986

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 207 drawings
  • 0.16 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents a proposal for a 1,500-foot broadcasting tower with radio and television facilities, a museum, restaurant, and observation level, Montreal, Quebec.

File contains design development drawings, reference drawings, and textual documents.

Reference Number

AP022.S2.SS2.1985.D9

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254833
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes, blackline prints

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 35.6 x 21.6 cm sheet (largest): 84.5 x 59.7 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255156
    • Title: Mont Royal, information on built towers including CN Tower, offer to place the tower on Covey Hill
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    correspondence from CN, project team meetings, telephone memos, site information and topographical map of Mont Royal, information on built towers including CN Tower, offer to place the tower on Covey Hill from Carlyle Gilmour

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 files

    Technique and media:

    Facsimilie transmissions, photocopies, ink and graphite on paper

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.03 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255157
    • Title: Newspaper articles in French and English concerning the cross on Mount Royal
    • Dates of creation: 1924 -1986
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    2 files - newspaper articles dating between 1924 and 1986 in French and English concerning the cross on Mount Royal / la croix du mont Royal and the proposed tower / la tour; dictionnaire des termes de construction

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 files

    Technique and media:

    Photocopies, clippings

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.03 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255159
    • Title: Documentation files and drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1985-1986
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    6 documentation files and drawings - Étude de pré-faisabilité (1984), guidelines - Invitation for Proposals to architects, information on built towers including the CN Tower, structural drawings, site plans, topographical maps, slides of presentation model

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour slides, facsimile transmissions, photocopies, booklets

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.1 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255308
    • Title: Plans, elevation, sections and elevation sketches at base
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink and coloured pencil on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 20 x 22 cm sheet (largest): 38 x 46 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257897
    • Title: Area maps and topographical maps of Mont-Royal, site sections, plans and details of Radio-Canada Tower
    • Dates of creation: 1984
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    31 reference drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on translucent paper, blackline prints, diazotypes

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 31 x 61 cm sheet (largest): 97 x 159 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH258169
    • Title: Site / floor plans, site sections, antenna elevations, plans and sections
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    22 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil, dry transfer on translucent paper, tracing paper, diazotypes with revisions in ink

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 39 x 49 cm sheet (largest): 91 x 119 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-TOR-451 A

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    • Reference Number: ARCH258170
    • Title: Antenna plans and elevations
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    32 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, coloured pencil on tracing paper, photomechanical prints, photostats

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22 x 28 cm sheet (largest): 46 x 61 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-TOR-451B

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    • Reference Number: ARCH258176
    • Title: Antenna plans and elevations
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, coloured pencil on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22 x 30.5 cm sheet (largest): 46 x 60 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-TOR-451C

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    • Reference Number: ARCH258178
    • Title: Site plans, floor plans, sections, elevations
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    25 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on translucent paper, tracing paper, sepia prints

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 44 x 46 cm sheet (largest): 72 x 113 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-TOR-452 A

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    • Reference Number: ARCH258179
    • Title: Entrance plans and sections, ramp plans, site / floor plans, escalator elevations, floor plans
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    25 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil on tracing paper, translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 20 x 35 cm sheet (largest): 30 x 63 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-TOR-452B

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    • Reference Number: ARCH258180
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    30 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 19 x 28 cm sheet (largest): 46 x 68 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-TOR-452C

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    • Reference Number: ARCH258164
    • Title: Net area diagram
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 59 x 77 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-TOR-455A

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