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Vancouver Civic Theatre

Vancouver Civic Theatre

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People

  • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (creator)
  • Arcop Associates (architectural firm)
  • Vancouver (B.C.) (client)
  • Harold N. Semmens (supervising architect)
  • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

Title

Vancouver Civic Theatre

Dates of creation

1958-1962

Level of archival description

File 3

Extent and Medium

  • 125 drawings
  • 80 reprographic copies
  • 10 panels

Scope and Content

File documents a performing arts centre comprised of a 2,800-seat auditorium, a 650-seat auditorium, underground parking, restaurant, and a paved and landscaped plaza. The complex was constructed with a concrete exterior and glass and aluminum curtain wall in Vancouver, British Columbia.

File contains design development drawings, working drawings, and presentation panels of photographs.

Reference Number

AP137.D3

Location

Vancouver British Columbia Canada

Related units of description

  • There are related documents in projects Civic Auditorium for Vancouver (AP137.D1), and Canopy Additions to Queen Elizabeth Theatre (AP137.D34).
  • Documents related to this project (4 reprographic copies) are in the Jean Michaud fonds (AP 012).

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253230
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections, details, isometric (light console)
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    92 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil, dry transfer on translucent paper, tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21,59 x 27,94 cm sheet (largest): 63,5 x 88,9 cm

    Credit line:

    Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec/
    Gift of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

    Folder Number:

    137-58-11-01

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253231
    • Title: Site plan, floor and reflected ceiling plans, elevations, sections, details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    40 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on linen

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 63,5 x 91,44 cm

    Credit line:

    Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec/
    Gift of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

    Folder Number:

    137-58-11-02

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253232
    • Title: Site plan, plans, elevations, sections, details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 60,96 x 91,44 cm

    Credit line:

    Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec/
    Gift of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

    Folder Number:

    137-58-11-03

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253233
    • Title: Schedules, details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 60,96 x 91,44 cm

    Credit line:

    Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec/
    Gift of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

    Folder Number:

    137-58-11-04

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253234
    • Title: Site plan, plans, sections, details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    33 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on translucent paper, tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 27,94 x 21,59 cm sheet (largest): 72,39 x 104,14 cm

    Credit line:

    Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec/
    Gift of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

    Folder Number:

    137-58-11-05

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253235
    • Title: Queen Elizabeth Theatre - view of principle facade
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Black-and-white photograph on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    panels: 30,48 x 58,42 cm

    Credit line:

    Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec/
    Gift of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

    Folder Number:

    137-58-11-06

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253236
    • Title: Queen Elizabeth Theatre - exterior view of restaurant from the plaza
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Black-and-white photograph on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    panels: 32,39 x 42,55 cm

    Credit line:

    Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec/
    Gift of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

    Folder Number:

    137-58-11-07

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253237
    • Title: View of principle facade at night
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Black-and-white photograph on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    panels: 35,56 x 50,8 cm

    Credit line:

    Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec/
    Gift of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

    Folder Number:

    137-58-11-08

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253238
    • Title: Queen Elizabeth Theatre - View of facade at night
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Black-and-white photograph on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    panels: 43,18 x 55,88 cm

    Credit line:

    Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec/
    Gift of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

    Folder Number:

    137-58-11-09

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253239
    • Title: Queen Elizabeth Theatre - View of Plaza
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Black-and-white photograph on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    panels: 43,18 x 55,88 cm

    Credit line:

    Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec/
    Gift of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

    Folder Number:

    137-58-11-10

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253240
    • Title: Queen Elizabeth Theatre - Interior view of stage
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Black-and-white photograph on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    panels: 44,45 x 55,88 cm

    Credit line:

    Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec/
    Gift of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

    Folder Number:

    137-58-11-11

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253241
    • Title: Queen Elizabeth Theatre - Interior stairs
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Black-and-white photograph on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    panels: 43,82 x 54,61 cm

    Credit line:

    Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec/
    Gift of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

    Folder Number:

    137-58-11-12

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253242
    • Title: Queen Elizabeth Theatre - Interior hall and stairs
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Black-and-white photograph on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    panels: 53,34 x 43,18 cm

    Credit line:

    Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec/
    Gift of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

    Folder Number:

    137-58-11-13

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253243
    • Title: Queen Elizabeth Theatre - Interior view
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Black-and-white photograph on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    panels: 53,34 x 43,18 cm

    Credit line:

    Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec/
    Gift of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

    Folder Number:

    137-58-11-14

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253244
    • Title: Vancouver Civic Auditorium - view of model
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Black-and-white photograph on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    panels: 45,09 x 50,8 cm

    Credit line:

    Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Sise fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de la Bibliothèque nationale du Québec/
    Gift of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

    Folder Number:

    137-58-11-15

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