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Square Viger, Montréal, Québec

Square Viger, Montréal, Québec

Part of

People

  • Melvin Charney (architect)
  • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

Title

Square Viger, Montréal, Québec

Dates of creation

1990-1991

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 50 drawings

Scope and Content

The project series documents Melvin Charney’s plans for the development of the Square Viger area of Montréal, Québec, in 1990-1991. It Includes site plans, sketches, and textual records.

Reference Number

AP041.S1.1990.D2

Location

Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:047:003
    • Title: Plans, sketches, and a bird's eye view site-plan of downtown Montréal
    • Dates of creation: 1990
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes plans, sketches, and a bird's eye view site-plan of downtown Montréal, for an unidentified architectural project. It is presumed that this material is related to the design development of Square Viger.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 drawings
    • 1 reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 45.6 × 66.5 cm sheet (largest): 30.5 × 83.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    Rolled.

    Location:

    Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

    Folder Number:

    041-001-019R

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:047:022
    • Title: Site plans, sketches and isometic drawings, Square Viger
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1991
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes site plans, sketches and isometic drawings for a project titled "Carre Viger" [sic], or Square Viger. Also included are copies of maps of the area made by the city of Montréal in 1991.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 35 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 28 × 43 cm sheet (largest): 61.5 × 153 cm

    Physical Description:

    Rolled.

    Location:

    Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

    Folder Number:

    041-001-007R

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:070:008
    • Title: Site plans, maps, and reference drawings, Square Viger, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1990
    • Form: drawings, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing photocopies and printouts of maps and siteplans, negatives, drawings (original and printouts), a stat of a site plan of the Old Port area of Montreal. Possibly related to the Square Viger project.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 31 reprographic copies
    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 4 photographic materials
    • 4 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 7 × 19,1 cm (2 3/4 × 7 1/2 in.) sheet (largest): 35,2 × 58,5 cm (13 7/8 × 23 1/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:080:006
    • Title: Original plates of final report, Square Viger
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1991
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (architect)
    • Sylvie Perrault (collaborator)
    • François Rioux (collaborator)
    • Catherine Blain (collaborator)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Box containing the final draft of the presentation report (in French) for the Square Viger project. Annotations in graphite and blue colour pencil throughout.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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