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Unidentified projects

Unidentified projects

Part of

People

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

Title

Unidentified projects

Dates of creation

1960-2012

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 180 drawings (including 19 reprographic copies)
  • 0.02 l.m. of textual records
  • 1 model

Scope and Content

Project series documents projects which are presently lacking positive identification. Includes sketches, architectural drawings (elevations, sections, and details), photographic materials, presentation materials, and a model.

Reference Number

AP041.S1.1950.D1

Arrangement

Material in this series was likely kept in it's original order when it was first processed upon it's arrival at CCA.

Language of material

English, French

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:046:007
    • Title: Sketches, plans, sections, elevations, isometric and presentation drawings
    • Dates of creation: circa 1960-2012
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes sketches, plans, sections, elevations, isometric and presentation drawings related to a variety of unidentified architectural projects. Plan titles include "Victoria Ave - P.Q.A.A.Elevation" and "Motel Type A - 6 units". The material was originally rolled within an aerial map of Montréal, found in record ARCH265531.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 17 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 37.5 × 54.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    Rolled.

    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:

    041-006-008R

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:047:007
    • Title: Presentation drawing depicting two elevations and a section for an unidentified architectural project
    • Dates of creation: circa 1960-2012
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 reprographic copy(ies)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 67.8 × 94.3 cm

    Physical Description:

    Rolled.

    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:

    041-002-016R

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:047:008
    • Title: Plans, sketches, elevations, sections, and isometric and perspective drawings for an unidentified architectural project
    • Dates of creation: circa 1960-2012
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes plans, sketches, elevations, sections, and isometric and perspective drawings for an unidentified architectural project.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 64 drawings
    • 1 reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 19.5 × 33.5 cm sheet (largest): 54 × 119.2 cm

    Physical Description:

    Rolled.

    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:

    041-001-006R

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:047:030
    • Title: Plans, sections and details for "Studio, 1872 Notre Dame Ouest no. 4"
    • Dates of creation: 1960-2012
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes original plans, sections and details for an architectural project labelled "Studio, 1872 Notre Dame Ouest no. 4". One plan is titled "Plan of mezzanine - Charney/fourth floor".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 61 × 91.5 cm sheet (largest): 56.5 × 112.8 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:

    041-002-013R

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:057:001
    • Title: Panels of Melvin Charney's early work
    • Dates of creation: circa 1960-2012
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Further investigation is required to identify the projects present.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    panel (smallest): 37,7 × 84,4 cm (14 13/16 × 33 1/4 in.) panel (largest): 38 × 101,8 cm (14 15/16 × 40 1/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    Some tearing on the panels.

    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: DR2012:0012:058
    • Title: Elevation, floor plan, and sketches related to an unidentified project
    • Dates of creation: 1995
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    File containing architectural drawings (including an elevation and floor plan), and sketches related to an unidentified project.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 23 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest, irreg.): 42,9 × 26,4 cm (16 7/8 × 10 3/8 in.) sheet (largest): 75,4 × 106,4 cm (29 11/16 × 41 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: DR2012:0012:071:001
    • Title: Matted still-lifes
    • Dates of creation: 1960
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 drawings

    Dimensions:

    composition: 27,9 × 35,5 cm (11 × 14 in.) mat: 35,4 × 40,6 × 0,4 cm

    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: DR2012:0012:071:002
    • Title: Matted still lifes
    • Dates of creation: 1960-1963
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 drawings

    Dimensions:

    composition (smallest): 27,9 × 35,5 cm (11 × 14 in.) composition (largest): 35 × 42,4 cm (13 3/4 × 16 11/16 in.) mats (smallest): 35,5 × 40,5 × 0,4 cm mat (largest): 41,8 × 45,6 × 0,3 cm

    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: DR2012:0012:075:001:003
    • Title: Sketches for unidentified projects
    • Dates of creation: 1977, 1989-1990
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing sketches related to the following projects:
    - A Quebec construction… houses/poles/flags (2 drawings);
    - Unidentified projects (7 drawings).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 13,9 × 10 cm (5 1/2 × 3 15/16 in.) sheet (largest): 27,6 × 35,2 cm (10 7/8 × 13 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: DR2012:0012:095:018
    • Title: Drafts, notes, and sketches of unidentified projects
    • Dates of creation: 1978-1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English and French, including one bilingual (English-French) copy of The Christmas Present by Miracle Mart, drafts, notes, and sketches of unidentified projects. Further investigation is required to identify the projects present.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: ARTWORKS TO 1976

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 14,7 × 9,8 cm (5 13/16 × 3 7/8 in.) sheet (largest): 27,7 × 21,3 cm (10 7/8 × 8 3/8 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: DR2012:0012:106:010
    • Title: Sketches, unidentified projects
    • Dates of creation: circa 1985-1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Further investigation required to identify all projects represented.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 13,9 × 9,9 cm (5 1/2 × 3 7/8 in.) sheet (largest): 26,6 × 37,7 cm (10 1/2 × 14 13/16 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: DR2012:0012:106:012
    • Title: Sketches, unidentified projects
    • Dates of creation: 1982-1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing sketches. Further investigation required to identify projects represented.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 7,3 × 14,6 cm (2 7/8 × 5 3/4 in.) sheet (largest): 27,7 × 21,3 cm (10 7/8 × 8 3/8 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: DR2012:0012:106:013
    • Title: Sketch entitled "Two Figures"
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Unidentified sketch.

    Inscribed in graphite in bottom right corner: TWO FIGURES 08.96

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 sketch(es)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 37,8 × 27,3 × 0,01 cm (14 7/8 × 10 3/4)

    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: DR2012:0012:106:014
    • Title: Sketches, unidentified projects
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1984
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing five unidentified sketches.

    Further investigation required to identify the projects represented.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 14,5 × 7,5 cm (5 11/16 × 2 15/16 in.) sheet (largest): 21,3 × 27,7 cm (8 3/8 × 10 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: DR2012:0015:007
    • Title: Sketches from unidentified projects
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    One sketch is labelled "Sophie L. 12.07.96".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 106.5 × 128.5 cm sheet (largest): 107.5 × 142 cm

    Physical Description:

    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: DR2012:0015:008
    • Title: Two studies for an unidentified project
    • Dates of creation: 1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Consists of two studies for an unidentified project. Both studies are inscribed "M.C. 1993/07", but also dated the 12th and 15th of October, 1993.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 107.5 × 156 cm sheet (largest): 107.5 × 159.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    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: DR2012:0015:016
    • Title: Enlarged copies of newspaper clippings
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 textual documents

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 146 × 92.3 cm

    Physical Description:

    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: DR2012:0015:020
    • Title: Model for an unidentified project
    • Dates of creation: circa 1960-2012
    • Form: models
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (architect)
    • Unknown (model maker)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 model

    Dimensions:

    model (irreg.): 7,1 × 27,2 × 45 cm (2 13/16 × 10 11/16 × 17 11/16 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: DR2012:0015:026:004
    • Title: Photograph of a unidentified store building for an unidentified project
    • Dates of creation: circa 1950-2012
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 photographic material

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 74 x 112 cm

    Physical Description:

    Monted on board.

    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:

    041-045-004

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:026:005
    • Title: Collages of photographic reproductions of architectural drawings, photographs of buildings and buildings details, and notes for an unidentified project
    • Dates of creation: circa 1950-2012
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 textual records

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 20 x 50 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:

    041-045-004

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:026:006
    • Title: Elevations, sections, floor plans, site plans, and axonometric views, Unidentified project
    • Dates of creation: circa 1950-2012
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 55 x 38 cm

    Physical Description:

    Monted on boards.

    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:

    041-045-004

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:026:010
    • Title: Photograph of an unidentified house with added paint, Unidentified project
    • Dates of creation: circa 1950-2012
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 100 x 94 cm

    Physical Description:

    On a board.

    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: DR2013:0002:003:002
    • Title: Panels for unidentified project
    • Dates of creation: circa 1960-2012
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Panels of early architectural drawings by Melvin Charney. Further investigation is required.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    panels: 37,9 × 54,4 × 1 cm

    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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