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Cañada Business Center

Cañada Business Center

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People

  • Gene Summers (creator)
  • Ridgway Ltd. (architectural firm)
  • Gene Summers (archive creator)

Title

Cañada Business Center

Dates of creation

1976-1978

Level of archival description

File 13

Extent and Medium

  • - 192 photographs, 60 reprographic copies

Scope and Content

- A completed project for an industrial park comprised of 16 buildings designed for light industry and offices. The complex was built from 1975 to 1978 on 25 acres of land in El Toro (now Lake Forest), Orange County, California.

Reference Number

AP114.S1.SS1.D13

Location

Lake Forest (Orange County) California United States

Related units of description

  • - See also slides of this project in Series 1, Sub-series 3, File 1.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH193921
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections, and details for the buildings of the Cañada Business Center
    • Dates of creation: 3 May 1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    2 sets of bound drawings, 10 and 50 pages, featuring plans, elevations, sections, and details for the buildings of the Cañada Business Center. Dated May 3 1976.

    Quantity / Object type:

    60 reprographic copy(ies)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Diazoprints

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 77 x 108 cm

    Credit line:

    Gene Summers fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gene Summers/
    Gift of Gene Summers

    Folder Number:

    114-004-002 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH193981
    • Title: Site plan, plot plan and irrigation plans for Cañada Business Center
    • Dates of creation: 30 March 1978
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 sheet(s)

    Technique and media:

    2 flats, 2 acetates, 1 flat on goldenrod paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 26 x 33.5 cm sheets (largest): 30.5 x 39 cm

    Drawing Type:

    • plans (drawings)

    Credit line:

    Gene Summers fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gene Summers/
    Gift of Gene Summers

    Folder Number:

    114-005-001 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH193986
    • Title: Aerial views
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Aerial views; exterior views and details of buildings of phases I and II, Cañada Business Center. Hedrich-Blessing (Chicago), and Robert Ward, Sandra Williams Associates (San Diego), photographers.

    The 2002 finding aid recorded 85 photographs in this group, including 11 file prints mounted on cardboard. Sixty-three b&w gelatin silver prints, 6 aerial views and 1 chromogenic colour print were found in folder 114-003-005 and 10 file prints mounted on cardboard were found in folder 114-003-006.

    Quantity / Object type:

    70 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints, 1 chromogenic colour print

    Dimensions:

    28.5 x 25.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    various dimensions (chiefly 20.7 x 25.5 cm)

    Credit line:

    Gene Summers fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gene Summers/
    Gift of Gene Summers

    Folder Number:

    114-003-005 T

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: ARCH193987
    • Title: Exterior views of buildings
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 4

    People:

    • Hedrich-Blessing (Firm) (photographic studio)
    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 file prints mounted on cardboard and 1 chromogenic colour print

    Technique and media:

    File prints mounted on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    secondary supports: 24.3 x 30.6 cm

    Inscription:

    - numbered

    Credit line:

    Gene Summers fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gene Summers/
    Gift of Gene Summers

    Folder Number:

    114-003-006 T

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: ARCH194071
    • Title: Exterior views of buildings of phases I and II in Cañada Business Center
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Hedrich-Blessing (Firm) (photographic studio)
    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 transparency(ies)

    Technique and media:

    Transparencies

    Dimensions:

    mats: 24.2 x 30.7 cm

    Physical Description:

    matted; all but one of the prints is in landscape format

    Credit line:

    Gene Summers fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gene Summers/
    Gift of Gene Summers

    Folder Number:

    114-003-007 T

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: ARCH194072
    • Title: Cañada Business Center
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Hedrich-Blessing (Firm) (photographic studio)
    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Exterior views of buildings of phases I and II in Cañada Business Center; Interior views of unidentified project in Cañada Business Center, under completion; exterior views and details of Cañada Business Center; images of process and products of light industry. Hedrich-Blessing (Chicago), photographer.

    Quantity / Object type:

    66 transparency(ies)

    Technique and media:

    Transparencies

    Dimensions:

    10 x 13 cm and 28.5 x 25.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    - various sizes

    Credit line:

    Gene Summers fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gene Summers/
    Gift of Gene Summers

    Folder Number:

    114-003-007a T

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: ARCH194191
    • Title: Contact sheets for interior and exterior views of Cañada Business Center under construction
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Contact sheets for interior and exterior views of Cañada Business Center under construction. Includes interior views of Ridgway Ltd. offices.

    Quantity / Object type:

    31 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    2 chromogenic colour prints, 29 35 mm colour negatives

    Dimensions:

    26.5 x 20 cm

    Physical Description:

    -dimensions of colour prints: 26.5 x 20 cm

    Credit line:

    Gene Summers fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gene Summers/
    Gift of Gene Summers

    Folder Number:

    114-003-008 T

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