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Square Berri, Montréal, Québec

Square Berri, Montréal, Québec

Part of

People

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

Title

Square Berri, Montréal, Québec

Dates of creation

1990-1992

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 0.24 l.m of textual records
  • 605 drawings (including 302 reprographic copies)
  • 100 photographic materials

Scope and Content

The project series documents the planning and construction of the large-scale public sculpture for the located at Place Émilie-Gamelin (known colloquially as Berri Square), in Montréal, Canada. The project is also identified in the files as "Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction". The project series includes architectural plans (site plans, elevations, and details), photographic materials, and textual records.

Reference Number

AP041.S1.1990.D4

Location

Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

Language of material

Documents in English and French.

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:008
    • Title: Plans and details for the installation of the sculptures, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1991
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 25 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 91.5 × 122 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

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:016
    • Title: Sketches, studies, plans and sections for a project, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1991
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Includes sketches, studies, plans and sections for a project at Place Berri, Montréal, Québec. Material was originally housed in a tube labelled "Place Berri/Ville de MTL 1990-91 – Sculpture tower development studies".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Extent and Medium:

    • 113 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 28 × 46 cm sheet (largest): 91.9 × 130.5 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

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:025
    • Title: Sketches and studies for the project, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1991
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Includes sketches and studies for the project at Place Berri, Montréal, Québec. Material was originally housed in a tube labelled "Place Berri/Ville de MTL 1990-1991, Study drawings/competition development studies".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 78 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21.7 × 28 cm sheet (largest): 92 × 155 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

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:046:004
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections and planimetric maps, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1991
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 21 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 60.4 × 84.8 cm sheet (largest): 108.5 × 126 cm

    Physical Description:

    Some of the drawings are rolled. Includes also bound drawings.

    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:

    041-003-006R

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:046:016
    • Title: Plans, elevations, details and sections, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1991
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes plans, elevations, details and sections related to the Square Berri project, 1990-1992. One plan is titled "Tours: Plan d'Implantation - Sculpture Environnementale, Place Berri, Montréal, Québec".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 reprographic copies
    • 4 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 53.4 × 92 cm sheet (largest): 92 × 122.2 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:

    041-004-006R

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:046:018
    • Title: Plans and elevations for a sculpture, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1991
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 13 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 92.3 × 122.8 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:

    041-004-003R

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:046:022
    • Title: Plans, elevations and details for the installation of a sculpture, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: circa 1990
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 22 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 92.2 × 122.4 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:

    041-005-002R

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:046:023
    • Title: Plans, sections and isometric site plans, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1991
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 16 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 93.4 × 119.8 cm sheet (largest): 87.3 × 152 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:

    041-005-006R

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:046:025
    • Title: A bound booklet of plans, elevations and details, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1991
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes a bound booklet of plans, elevations and details relating to the development of Square Berri, Montréal, Québec, and one site plan depicting "Phase III" of the development. They have been produced by the city of Montréal's Parks and Planning devision and detail irrigation and electricity issues for the site.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 30 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 89 × 124.5 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:

    041-004-005R

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:046:032
    • Title: A bound booklet of plans and elevations, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1991
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes a bound booklet of plans and elevations relating to the development of Square Berri, and loose elevations and planimetric maps of the area surrounding Square Berri. The roll is labelled "Pl. Berri/Dessins Soumission".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 21 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 92.5 × 123.5 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:

    041-006-003R

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:047:025
    • Title: Site plans, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: November 1990
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Consists of site plans for Square Berri, 1990-1992. Plans are labelled "Square Berri - Project d'art public/ plan de situation ".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 76.9 × 108.8 cm sheet (largest): 76.9 × 120.2 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:

    041-002-009R

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:048:001-001
    • Title: Plan, section and elevation of the installation, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1991
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Drawing of elevation for Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks... a construction.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 78,8 × 45,9 cm

    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:

    041-003-001

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:048:002-036
    • Title: Elevations and site plans, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1991
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing drawings of elevations and site plans for Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks... a construction.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 18 drawings
    • 17 reprographic copies
    • 1 photograph

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 15,1 × 10 cm (5 15/16 × 3 15/16 in.) sheet (largest): 91,6 × 122,2 cm (36 1/16 × 48 1/8 in.)

    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:

    041-003-002

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:094:002
    • Title: Contract, correspondence, invoices, newspaper clippings, notes, receipts, and a site plan, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1989-1990
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in French, including a contract, correspondence, invoices, newspaper clippings, notes, receipts, and a printout of a siteplan related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: PLACE BERRI : CONCOURS + LANCEMENT.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 27,7 × 21,3 cm (10 7/8 × 8 3/8 in.)

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    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: DR2012:0012:094:003
    • Title: Drafts of the project proposal, notes, and reference materials, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English (predominant) and French, including drafts of the project proposal, notes, and reference materials related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: PLACE BERRI : DEVIS D'ENTRETIEN

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    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: DR2012:0012:094:004
    • Title: Correspondence, notes, an outline for the design competition, and quotes for material costs, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1992
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in French, including correspondence (primarily printouts of faxes), notes, an outline for the design competition, and quotes for material costs related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: PLACE BERRI : CIDEC 1992 CURRENT

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    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: DR2012:0012:094:005
    • Title: Photograph of the models, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1991
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    File containing photographic materials of the models for Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 42 photographs
    • 2 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 25,1 × 20 cm (9 7/8 × 7 7/8 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: DR2012:0012:094:006
    • Title: Photographs, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1991
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Michel Legendre (photographer)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing photographic materials related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: PLACE BERRI, PHOTOS OF MODEL

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 53 photographic materials

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 12,6 × 17,5 cm (4 15/16 × 6 7/8 in.) sheet (largest): 20,1 × 25,2 cm (7 15/16 × 9 15/16 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: DR2012:0012:094:007
    • Title: Notes and sketches, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: circa 1990-1992
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing notes and sketches related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: VILLE DE MONTREAL, PLACE BERRI, DESIGN + CONST. NOTES

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 20 drawings
    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 10 × 13,9 cm (3 15/16 × 5 1/2 in.) sheet (largest): 27,7 × 21,4 cm (10 7/8 × 8 7/16 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: DR2012:0012:094:008
    • Title: Correspondence, meeting minutes, notes, a project timeline, photocopies and printouts of drawings of sections and site plans, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1989-1992
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in French, including correspondence, meeting minutes, notes, a project timeline, photocopies and printouts of drawings of sections and siteplans related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: PLACE BERRI : VILLE DE MTL. DOCUMENTS / REUNION

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.03 l.m. of textual records
    • 19 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 27,8 × 42,9 cm (10 15/16 × 16 7/8 in.) sheet (largest): 42,4 × 59,1 cm (16 11/16 × 23 1/4 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: DR2012:0012:094:009
    • Title: Notes, and a sketch, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1991
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English and French, including notes, and a sketch related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: PLACE BERRI : ADMINISTRATION & SUPERVISION OF CONSTRUCTION / SITE MEETING / REPORTS 1990-1992

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 27,7 × 21,5 cm (10 7/8 × 8 7/16 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: DR2012:0012:094:010
    • Title: Notes, a printout of a fax, and photocopies of conceptual drawings, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1991-1992
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in French, including notes, a printout of a fax, and photocopies of conceptual drawings related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: PLACE BERRI / MECHANICAL ENG. FOUNTAINS.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 7 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 42,9 × 27,8 cm (16 7/8 × 10 15/16 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: DR2012:0012:094:011
    • Title: Correspondence, notes, and photocopies and a printout of conceptual drawings and plans, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1991-1992
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English and French, including correspondence, notes, and photocopies and a printout of conceptual drawings and plans related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: PLACE BERRI : STRUCTURE / JACQUES CHARTRAND

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 reprographic copies
    • 6 drawings
    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 27,7 × 21,4 cm (10 7/8 × 8 7/16 in.) sheet (largest): 45,8 × 39,5 cm (18 1/16 × 15 9/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    Contains thermal faxes that could be fading in time.

    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: DR2012:0012:094:012
    • Title: Notes, and a sketch, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1991
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in French, including notes and sketches related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: PLACE BERRI / VILLE DE MTL - TRAV. CONST. / STRUCTURE /.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 10 × 13,9 cm (3 15/16 × 5 1/2 in.) sheet (largest): 27,7 × 21,5 cm (10 7/8 × 8 7/16 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: DR2012:0012:094:013
    • Title: Specifications, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1991
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Montréal (Quebec). Module des parcs, de l'horticulture (author)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 post binder(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    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: DR2012:0012:094:014
    • Title: Correspondence, invoices, photocopies of drawings and plans, and sketches, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1992
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English and French (predominant), including correspondence, invoices, photocopies of drawings and plans, and sketches related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: SQUARE BERRI / TOURS / FABRICATION : FL METAL

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.03 l.m. of textual records
    • 4 drawings
    • 3 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 27,8 × 21,5 cm (10 15/16 × 8 7/16 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: DR2012:0012:094:015
    • Title: Notes, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1991
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing notes related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: SQUARE BERRI : NOTES ON WORKING DRAWINGS MARTIN SAINT-DENIS

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m.textual records

    Dimensions:

    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: DR2012:0012:094:016
    • Title: Notes, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1991
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing notes related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: SQUARE BERRI : NOTES ON WORKING DRAWINGS PETER SOLAND

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    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: DR2012:0012:094:017
    • Title: Notes, photocopies and printouts of drawings, reference materials, and sketches, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1991
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing notes, photocopies and printouts of drawings, reference materials, and sketches related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: MELVIN CHARNEY PLACE BERRI

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records
    • 26 reprographic copies
    • 12 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 15,3 × 22,6 cm (6 × 8 7/8 in.) sheet (largest): 91,4 × 121,8 cm (36 × 47 15/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    Contains thermal faxes that might fade with time.

    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: DR2012:0012:094:018
    • Title: Construction specifications, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: circa 1990-1992
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing multiple copies of the construction specifications in French for Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: BERRI-DEVIS

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    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: DR2012:0012:094:019
    • Title: Elevations, sections, and site plans, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1991-1992
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Simon Bouffard (draughtsman)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing reprographic copies of architectural drawings (elevations, sections, and site plans) related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: PLACE BERRI : 1991-1990 MISC. DRAWINGS : VILLE DE MTL

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 44 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 42,1 × 59,4 cm (16 9/16 × 23 3/8 in.) sheet (largest): 84,4 × 118,8 cm (33 1/4 × 46 3/4 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: DR2012:0012:094:020
    • Title: Elevations and site plans, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1989-1990
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Jacobs (architect)
    • Philippe Poullaouec-Gonidec (architect)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing printouts of architectural drawings and plans (including elevations and site plans) related to Square Berri.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: 1990 VILLE DE MONTREAL / PLACE BERRI PRELIM. STUDIES

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 27,8 × 42,9 cm (10 15/16 × 16 7/8 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: DR2012:0012:094:021
    • Title: Elevations and sketches, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1991
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing architectural drawings of elevations and sketches related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: PLACE BERRI DESIGN STUDIES NOV 1990→1992

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 48 drawings
    • 1 reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21,5 × 13,9 cm (8 7/16 × 5 1/2 in.) sheet (largest): 45,4 × 21,9 cm (17 7/8 × 8 5/8 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: DR2012:0012:094:022
    • Title: Contracts, correspondence, and notes, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1991
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in French, including contracts, correspondence, and notes related to Skyscraper, waterfall, brooks - a construction.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: CIDEC / VILLE DE MTL. SQUARE BERRI CONTRAT

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.03 l.m of textual records

    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: DR2012:0015:015
    • Title: Design development drawings, plans and details, Square Berri, Montréal
    • Dates of creation: 1991
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Consists of two design development drawings, a plan for the sculptural fountains at Square Berri by Melvin Charney, and plans and details for Square Berri made by the city of Montréal.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 reprographic copies
    • 2 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 35.7 × 62.5 cm sheet (largest): 92 × 112.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    Some drawings are rolled.

    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: DR2012:0015:025:016
    • Title: Correspondence, notes, press clippings, and photograph, Square Berri, Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 2011-2012
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English and French (predominant), including correspondence, notes, press clippings, printouts of photographic images on coated paper, and a photograph, related to a light installation at Berri Square.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: PL ÉMILIE-GAMELIN 2012 INSTALLATION + ÉCLAIRAGE

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 reprographic copies
    • 0.01 l.m of textual records

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 12,6 × 17,6 cm (4 15/16 × 6 15/16 in.) sheet ( largest): 27,8 × 21,4 cm (10 15/16 × 8 7/16 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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