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Newporter Resort Hotel, Newport, CA

Newporter Resort Hotel, Newport, CA

Part of

People

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

Title

Newporter Resort Hotel, Newport, CA

Dates of creation

1983-1985

Level of archival description

File 21

Extent and Medium

  • 526 photographs
  • 121 drawings
  • 9 prints
  • 5 photomontages
  • 3 textual records
  • 1 audiocassette

Scope and Content

- Ridgway acquired the Newporter Inn, a seaside resort in Newport Beach, California, in 1981. The buildings were renovated and expanded and the grounds landscaped. The Newporter Resort Hotel opened in 1983.

Reference Number

AP114.S1.SS1.D21

Location

Newport Beach California United States

Related units of description

  • - See also colour slides of interior and exterior views in Series 1, Sub-series 3, File 1.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196577
    • Title: Floor plans for rooms in Newporter Court and Newporter Terrace; plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Floor plans for rooms in Newporter Court and Newporter Terrace; plans, sections, elevations, structural details for furniture for suites and various public rooms in the Newporter Hotel, including La Palme and the Wine Cellar.

    Quantity / Object type:

    114 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite and coloured pencil on tracing vellum

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 21.5 x 28 cm sheets (largest): 28 x 43 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:

    114-020-001-003S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196691
    • Title: Partial floor plans for suites
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Partial floor plans for suites; tile plans for porter's station; lighting plans; sections and elevations for furniture.

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawings

    Technique and media:

    Photocopies, graphite and colour pencil annotations

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 28 x 43 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:

    114-020-004 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196698
    • Title: Floor plans for lobby and guest rooms; tile plan and section for courtyard and fountain.
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 flat(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 site plan

    Technique and media:

    Flats on goldenrod paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 23 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:

    114-013-001 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196703
    • Title: “Wide-Lux” views of the Newporter Resort Hotel and grounds during renovations
    • Dates of creation: 28 February 1983
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Laura Volkerding (photographer)
    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 25 x 56 cm

    Inscription:

    dated 28.02.83; signed

    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:

    114-031-006 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196711
    • Title: Interior and exterior views, contact sheets of exterior views of buildings and grounds
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 interior and exterior views, 8 contact sheets of exterior views

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 21 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:

    114-015-018 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196724
    • Title: Exterior views of the Newporter buildings and grounds
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    99 negative(s)

    Technique and media:

    Negatives

    Dimensions:

    negatives: 5.5 x 6 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:

    114-015-018 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH196810
    • Title: Exterior and interior views of the Newporter Resort Hotel and its surroundings
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Exterior and interior views of the Newporter Resort Hotel and its surroundings, including the lobby area, golf course, pool area, Court Building fountain, terrace pool, the garden, the back bay, terrace court, Lido Village and Pavilion, lobby, gift shop and registration, court typical room, court suite, the Wine Cellar restaurant, Plaza Ballroom, Terrace Building, Court Room, Patio and Garden Room. Approximately 292 of the 367 transparencies are smaller formats (approximately 6,5 x 6,5 cm.).

    Quantity / Object type:

    367 transparency(ies)

    Technique and media:

    Colour transparencies

    Dimensions:

    transparencies (largest): 20.5 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:

    114-015-019à042T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197042
    • Title: Various images related to the Newporter Resort Hotel
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Various images related to the Newporter Resort Hotel: 4 aerial views of Newport, Calif. by Lloyd de Mers Air Views of Irvine Calif.; interior and exterior views of the hotel; images for advertising by Campbell Communications Incorporated, Phoenix, Ariz.

    Quantity / Object type:

    38 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    23 chromogenic colour prints, 9 polaroid prints, 4 colour contact sheets, 1 slide, 1 b&w contact sheet

    Dimensions:

    sheets (largest): 20.5 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:

    114-021-001-003T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197079
    • Title: Series of prints representing palm trees made for the guestrooms of the Newporter by artist Jim Dine
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Chromogenic colour prints on textured paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 40 x 32 cm

    Inscription:

    signed (confirmed by Gene Summers, 11 December 2001)

    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:

    114-020-005 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197088
    • Title: Letter and memo on Biltmore Hotel letterhead
    • Dates of creation: 6 June 1985
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Typescript on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 14 x 21 cm sheets (largest): 21.5 x 28 cm

    Document Type:

    • letters (correspondence)
    • memorandums

    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:

    114-021-004 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197078
    • Title: Aerial view of buildings and grounds of Newporter Resort Hotel
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 negative(s)

    Technique and media:

    Negative on goldenrod paper

    Dimensions:

    40.5 x 53.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    40.5 x 53.5 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:

    114-013-003 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197090
    • Title: Hand written notes on Hedrich- Blessing photographs of Newporter Resort Hotel
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 manuscript(s)

    Technique and media:

    Lined legal paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 35.5 x 21.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    - 3 sheets (legal size) of yellow lined notepaper.

    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:

    114-021-005 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197091
    • Title: “The Newporter, Service Award Dinner, “ dated 5/84

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    “The Newporter, Service Award Dinner, “ dated 5/84. Annotations : “Your Smiling Face” 1-25, “Sailing” 26-63.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 audiocassette(s)

    Technique and media:

    Audio cassette, tdk sa-x 60

    Physical Description:

    TDK SA-X 60

    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:

    114-021-006 T

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