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Intermediate Capacity Transit System, Toronto

Intermediate Capacity Transit System, Toronto

Part of

People

  • Arthur Erickson Architects, Toronto (consulting architectural firm)
  • Hawker Siddeley Canada Limited (manufacturing company)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

Intermediate Capacity Transit System, Toronto

Dates of creation

1971-1976

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 151 drawings
  • 0.18 l.m. of textual records
  • 0.04 l.m. of photographic material

Scope and Content

File documents a demonstration minirail system including vehicles, stations and elevated tracks at the Canadian National Exhibition grounds as part of a proposed expanded city mass transit system (not built), Toronto, Ontario.

File contains design development drawings, photographic material, and textual records (includes photographs).

Reference Number

AP022.S2.SS2.1971.D16

Related units of description

  • A file with one colour photograph of a model showing a minirail car is in ARCH255005, file no. 14.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255262
    • Title: Press clipping from The Toronto Star on the rapid transit system, presentation drawing of a rapid transit car
    • Dates of creation: 1972
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes

    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: ARCH255271
    • Title: Photographs of the Canadian National Exhibition graounds and surrounding area
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    photographs of the Canadian National Exhibition graounds and surrounding area, Ontario Place, and a rapid transit system in an unidentified city

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    Black and white photographs

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 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: ARCH255409
    • Title: Maps of downtown Toronto
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 104 x 108 cm sheet (largest): 108 x 128 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255442
    • Title: "Proposal for the Rehabilitation of Exhibition Park"
    • Dates of creation: 1971
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    2 files - booklet "Proposal for the Rehabilitation of Exhibition Park" (Canadian National Exhibition Planning Task Force) outlines the problems and master plan for the Canadian National Exhibition, including a minirail system; one folder of research on rapid transportation

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 files

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.06 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255665
    • Title: Drafts of CNE transportations system presentation proposal
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    drafts of CNE transportations system presentation proposal including photographs of models of the 4 stations; preliminary proposal citing objectives, implementation programme, work tasks for developer, techinical design proposal, site plan and layout.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.05 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256390
    • Title: Illustrations - plans, sections, exploded view, site plans, elevations, perspectives, newspaper clipping
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    34 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper, blackline prints

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 20 x 28 cm sheet (largest): 46 x 69 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256391
    • Title: Presentation drawings - title sheet, elevations, perspectives
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 presentation drawings

    Technique and media:

    Photostats

    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: ARCH256668
    • Title: Studies
    • Dates of creation: 1975
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    1 file - studies: Transportation Alternatives: A Summary; Performance & Impact of the Alternatives, Year 2000, Eglinton / Kennedy Urban Centre; correspondence with Urban Transportation Development Corp., transmittals

    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: ARCH257020
    • Title: Toronto Transit Planning Study proposal showing CNE track
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • 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: ARCH257527
    • Title: Plans, sections, elevations, perspective of monorail car
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    24 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink and dry transfer on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 10 x 28 cm sheet (largest): 82 x 110 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-TOR-444 A

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257531
    • Title: Station site plan, perspectives, elevations, plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink and dry transfer on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 35 x 52.5 cm sheet (largest): 74 x 112 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-TOR-444 B

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257532
    • Title: Site plans, station plans and elevations, sections, exploded circulation diagram
    • Dates of creation: 1973
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    19 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and dry transfer on translucent paper and on tracing paper, diazotypes, sepia prints with revisions in ink and dry transfer

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22 x 28 cm sheet (largest): 77 x 107.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-TOR-444 C

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257740
    • Title: Design drawings, photos of models
    • 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, black-and-white photographs, 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: ARCH257741
    • Title: Design drawings
    • 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, black-and-white photographs

    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: ARCH257742
    • Title: Design drawings
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink and dry transfer on paper and mylar, 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: ARCH257839
    • Title: Black-and-white photographs of signage, Specification for Demonstration System
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    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: ARCH257868
    • Title: Station sections and negatives, exterior perspective, title lettering
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink, dry transfer on translucent paper, collage on blackline prints

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 20 x 57.5 cm sheet (largest): 46 x 69 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-TOR-446

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257892
    • Title: Elevation of CNE Rapid Transit Car, station floor plans, perspective, site plans, aeral photograph of Toronto waterfront
    • Dates of creation: 1972-1973
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, coloured pencil on translucent paper, tracing paper, diazotypes

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 61 x 92 cm sheet (largest): 74 x 106 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257893
    • Title: Station sketch plans and sections, perspective sketch
    • 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, ink on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 33 x 33 cm sheet (largest): 66 x 106 cm

    Credit line:

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

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