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Ridgway Office, Newport Beach, CA

Ridgway Office, Newport Beach, CA

Part of

People

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

Title

Ridgway Office, Newport Beach, CA

Dates of creation

1970-1981

Level of archival description

File 19

Extent and Medium

  • 42 photographs
  • 31 drawings
  • 8 photomontages
  • 4 textual records
  • 1 reprographic copy

Scope and Content

- In 1981, Ridgway Ltd. moved its offices from El Toro, California, back to its original location in the Union Bank Building or Newport Center (owned by the Irvine Company) in Newport, California. Ridgway entirely renovated and decorated the 18th floor suite of offices.

Reference Number

AP114.S1.SS1.D19

Location

Newport Beach 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: ARCH196467
    • Title: Sections, elevations and structural details for office furniture
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on tracing vellum

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 76 x 91.5 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:

    114-019-001 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196478
    • Title: Floor plans for 18th floor offices and reflected ceiling plan
    • Dates of creation: July-August 1981
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and graphite on tracing vellum; ink and graphite on sepia diazoprint

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 61 x 91.5 cm sheets (largest): 69.5 x 98 cm

    Inscription:

    dated

    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:

    114-019-001 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196481
    • Title: Air conditioning and air conditioning demolition plans by Tsuchiyama and Kaino
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Air conditioning and air conditioning demolition plans by Tsuchiyama and Kaino, Consulting Mechanical Engineers (stamped and signed by Kenneth Kaino, Electrical Engineer); eighteenth floor electrical lighting and power plans by R.E. Wall Associates, Electrical Engineers, for the Irvine Company. Dated 10.7.71.

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • technical drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing vellum with dry transfer lettering

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 71 x 107 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:

    114-019-001 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196485
    • Title: Set of attached prints of electrical, lighting, ventilation
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Set of attached prints of electrical, lighting, ventilation, floor and ceiling plans for Ridgway office. Stamp of Community Development Department of Newport Beach, CA, on verso. Annotations on cover. Two plans by the Irvine Company, dated 10. 7. 71. Plans by Ridgway Ltd. dated August 1981.

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Diazoprints annotated in ink

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 77 x 107 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:

    114-019-001 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196492
    • Title: Floor plans for office renovations
    • Form: drawings, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 sheet(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    4 flats, 4 positive photostat prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 23 x 30.5 cm sheets (largest): 31 x 45 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:

    114-007-010 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196500
    • Title: Views of reception area and workspaces, Ridgway Office
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Views of reception area and workspaces, Ridgway Office, Newport, CA. Hedrich-Blessing (Chicago), and Robert Ward and Sandra Williams Associates (San Diego) photographers.

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 10 x 12.5 cm sheets (largest): 20.5 x 25 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:

    114-015-014 T

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196520
    • Title: View of office reception area, featuring a painting by Jim Dine
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Chromogenic colour prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 31.5 x 38 cm

    Physical Description:

    - both photographs are matted

    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:

    114-031-007 S

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196522
    • Title: Views of reception and waiting areas of the offices
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Chromogenic colour prints and snapshots

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 9 x 9 cm sheets (largest): 9 x 11 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:

    114-015-015 T

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196531
    • Title: Views of the office reception and waiting areas
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 transparency(ies)

    Technique and media:

    Transparencies

    Dimensions:

    transparencies (smallest): 6 x 6 cm transparencies (largest): 24 x 30.5 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:

    114-015-016 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196548
    • Title: Application for building permit for modifications to 18th floor of Newport Center
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Application for building permit for modifications to 18th floor of Newport Center, dated 08.26.81; memorandum to Jim Kehr of Ridgway Ltd. from Irvine Company, dated 9.3 81; “Form 5” document relating to lighting compliance norms, dated 8.25.81.

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Carbon copies and photocopy

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 18.5 x 21.5 cm sheets (largest): 21.5 x 28 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:

    114-019-001 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH264287
    • Title: One floor plan and 6 drawings showing sections, elevations and structural details for office furniture
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Diazoprints

    Related units of description:

    • - The file also includes originals of the drawings of furniture (ARCH196467) and an original of the floor plan (ARCH196478).

    Folder Number:

    114-019-001 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196491
    • Title: Typical floor plan for Irvine Tower Number Three by Skidmore Owings and Merrill
    • Dates of creation: 22 July 1970
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (architectural firm)
    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 reprographic copy(ies)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Technique and media:

    Diazoprint

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 81.5 x 106.5 cm

    Inscription:

    dated

    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:

    114-019-001 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196551
    • Title: “Union Bank Building.” Promotional brochure for the Newport Center by the Irvine Company
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Irvine Company (role unspecified)
    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 brochure(s)

    Technique and media:

    Printed material

    Dimensions:

    sheet (folded): 28 x 21,5 cm

    Document Type:

    • brochures

    Physical Description:

    1 folded sheet ([4] p.)

    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:

    114-015-017 T

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