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Royal Bank Complex

Royal Bank Complex

Part of

People

  • Arthur Erickson Architects, Toronto (architectural firm)
  • Royal Bank of Canada (client)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

Royal Bank Complex

Dates of creation

1975-1976

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 65 drawings
  • 0.02 l.m. of textual records
  • 23 photographs

Scope and Content

File documents a project to integrate an existing bank building into a new retail / office / hotel complex (not built), and a proposal for a similar scheme "Canada Centre" on an adjoining site, Ottawa, Ontario.

File contains design development drawings, photographs, textual records.

Reference Number

AP022.S2.SS2.1975.D8

Related units of description

  • A file with 3 prints of a colour photograph of the Royal Bank project model in in ARCH255005, file no. 15.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256670
    • Title: Press clippings, introduction to proposal, data / area sheet for Ottawa, general correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1975-1976
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    3 files - press clippings, introduction to proposal, data / area sheet for Ottawa, general correspondence

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 files

    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: ARCH257700
    • Title: Plan studies, sections, footprint plan reference, floor plan (Bank of Canada)
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    26 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink on tracing paper, diazotypes

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30.5 x 49 cm sheet (largest): 60.5 x 96 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-TOR-442A

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257701
    • Title: Floor plans, sections, perspective
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    26 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink on translucent paper and on tracing paper, sepia prints

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 63 x 60 cm sheet (largest): 61 x 73.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-TOR-442B

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257702
    • Title: Perspectives, site plan, parking level plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints, diazotypes, negatives

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 26 x 34 cm sheet (largest): 76 x 64 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-TOR-442C

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257703
    • Title: Views of existing Royal Bank building, aerial views of dowtown Ottawa
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of existing Royal Bank building, aerial views of dowtown Ottawa, views of model with descriptive text of Canada Centre proposal (type script on paper)

    Quantity / Object type:

    23 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour photographs, black-and-white photographs

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 9 x 13 cm sheet (largest): 24 x 24 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255011
    • Title: Site studies of the Royal Bank building in Ottawa
    • 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 mylar

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 27.9 x 21.6 cm

    Credit line:

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

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