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Portland Public Service Building

Portland Public Service Building

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People

  • Arthur Erickson Architects, Vancouver (architectural firm)
  • Arthur Erickson (draughtsman)
  • SRG Partnership (associated architectural firm)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

Portland Public Service Building

Dates of creation

1979-1980

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • ca. 675 drawings
  • 7 photographs

Scope and Content

File documents a competition submission for an elevated, six-storey office block and a civic plaza (not built), Portland, Oregon.

File contains design development drawings and photographs.

Reference Number

AP022.S2.SS2.1979.D3

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255037
    • Title: Preliminary sketches and design development drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1979-1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    87 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 28 x 22 cm sheet (largest): 43 x 56 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255106
    • Title: Floor plans, section
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • 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, dry transfer on mylar

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 48.3 x 61 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255126
    • Title: Sketch studies for elevations, perspectives and elevations of base, ground level plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    25 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 22 x 28 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255128
    • Title: Sketch studies for elevations, perspectives and elevations of base, ground level plans, building perspectives
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    25 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    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: ARCH255129
    • Title: Sketch studies for elevations, perspectives and elevations of base and entrance
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    sketch studies for elevations, perspectives and elevations of base and entrance, ground level plans, building perspectives

    Quantity / Object type:

    25 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    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: ARCH255130
    • Title: Sketch studies for building elevations, perspectives and elevations of base and entrance
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    sketch studies for building elevations, perspectives and elevations of base and entrance, ground level plans, building perspectives showing relationship to street

    Quantity / Object type:

    25 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    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: ARCH255131
    • Title: Sketch studies for building elevations, perspectives and elevations of base and entrance
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    sketch studies for building elevations, perspectives and elevations of base and entrance, ground level plans, floor plans, site plan, building perspectives

    Quantity / Object type:

    25 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    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: ARCH255132
    • Title: Sketch studies for building elevations, perspectives and elevations of base and entrance
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    sketch studies for building elevations, perspectives and elevations of base and entrance, ground level plans, building perspectives

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    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: ARCH257970
    • Title: Building elevations, street elevations
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and graphite on tracing paper, ink on mylar

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 36 x 42 cm sheet (largest): 84 x 119 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-79004-01

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261264
    • Title: Plans - level P-1, P-2, including floor plan sketches with annotations and calculations
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 27 x 36 cm sheet (largest): 36 x 47 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261265
    • Title: Schemes A, B, C, and D - site sections, main level plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 54 x 91 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261266
    • Title: Site sections, floor plans
    • Dates of creation: December 1979
    • 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 ink

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261267
    • Title: Floor plans and level plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 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: ARCH261268
    • Title: Sets of sections, elevations, floor and level plans with revisions and annotations
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Sets of sections, elevations, floor and level plans with revisions and annotations. Including reduced schematic drawings and site plans, and two plans or original site and landscape plan (Bureau of Parks and Recreation, Portland, 1958).

    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: ARCH261269
    • Title: Design development drawings - grid plans, sections, garage plan, floor plans, revised core plans
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes with tracing paper overlays

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261270
    • Title: Design development drawings - floor plans, garage plan, sections
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • 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: ARCH261647
    • Title: Plans, elevations, record set of drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1979-1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on tracing paper, diazotypes with revisions in ink

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261648
    • Title: Floor plans, elevations
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Dry transfer, ink, and coloured pencil on tracing paper, diazotypes with revisions in graphite and ink

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261839
    • Title: Site plans, elevations, and interior perspective by Robert McIlhargey
    • Dates of creation: February 1980
    • 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

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261840
    • Title: Elevations, floor plans, section, including one schematic section
    • Dates of creation: February 1980
    • 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

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261841
    • Title: Floor plans, sections, elevations
    • Dates of creation: June 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 26 x 25 cm sheet (largest): 31 x 38 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261842
    • Title: Views of different models of the Portland Public Services Building
    • Dates of creation: [1980]
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Black-and-white photographs

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 20 x 25 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261843
    • Title: Bound sets of plans, sections, site plans, floor plans
    • Dates of creation: 1979-1980
    • 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: ARCH261844
    • Title: Revised floor plans, elevations, and sections
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • 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 coloured pencil, blackline prints with revisions in coloured pencil, ink on paper

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261845
    • Title: Work schedules, site maps, floor plans
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes, diazotypes with revisions in ink

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261847
    • Title: Elevations, section, level plans, square footage estimates
    • Dates of creation: January 1979
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reduced blackline prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 28 x 22 cm

    Credit line:

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

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