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Progressive Corporation Office Building

Progressive Corporation Office Building

Part of

People

  • Eisenman/Robertson Architects (creator)
  • Eisenman/Robertson Architects (architectural firm)
  • Design Development Resources, Limited Partnership (creator)
  • Design Development Resources, Limited Partnership (architectural firm)
  • Frank O. Gehry (creator)
  • Frank O. Gehry (architect)
  • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

Title

Progressive Corporation Office Building

Dates of creation

1978-1986, predominant 1986

Level of archival description

File 60

Extent and Medium

  • 346 drawings
  • 41 reprographic copies
  • 5 panels
  • 2 models
  • 0.3 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents the unexectued project for the Progressive Corporation Office Building in Cleveland, Ohio. Material in this file was produced in 1978 and 1986 (predominant 1986).

File contains conceptual drawing, design development drawings, presentation drawings, presentation panels, reference drawings, models, and textual records.

Reference Number

AP143.S4.D60

Location

Cleveland Ohio United States

Language of material

Documents are in English.

General note

  • Some material in this file has been processed at a preliminary level. Consult curator for further information.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0224
    • Title: Plans, site plans, perspective, axonometric
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Ink and transfer type on translucent paper mounted on fome-cor (tm)

    Dimensions:

    panels: 107 x 107 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    PDE 652-656

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0225
    • Title: Guidebook, maps, articles, sketches, specifications
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Description:

    guidebook, maps, articles, sketches, specifications, photograph, site plans, contract, schedules, memorandums, indexes

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.3 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0226
    • Title: Site plans, plans, sketches, perspective
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink with coloured pencil and traces of graphite on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 32 x 31 cm sheet (largest): 46 x 95 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0227
    • Title: Site plans, plans, sketches, axonometrics, sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    103 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and coloured pencil with traces of graphite on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest; irreg.): 31 x 31 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 61 x 85 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    OS2-004

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0228
    • Title: Site plans, axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    100 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink with traces of graphite and coloured pencil on translucent paper; reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest; irreg.): 31 x 31 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 61 x 98 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0229
    • Title: Site plans, sketches, section
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    40 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, coloured pencil, and graphite on translucent paper; reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22 x 28 cm sheet (largest): 107 x 76 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0230
    • Title: Site plans, plans, axonometrics, sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    26 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink with traces of graphite and coloured pencil on translucent paper; reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 61 x 92 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0231
    • Title: Plans, sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies with ink; ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 61 x 92 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0232
    • Title: Plans, sections, site plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    22 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies; ink on translucent paper with transfer type

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 61 x 92 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 77 x 92 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0252
    • Title: Site plans, plans, sections, building programme
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    46 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite, and coloured pencil on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 46 x 97 cm sheet (largest): 83 x 148 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0262
    • Title: Site plans, section
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 46 x 396 cm sheet (largest): 225 x 150 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0278
    • Title: Plans, site plans, maps, axonometric
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Ink with traces of graphite on translucent paper; negatives

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 107 x 107 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 137 x 107 cm

    Physical Description:

    - One drawing has reprographic copy overlays.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    OS2-004

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0279
    • Title: Site plans, topographic surveys, poster showing view of Cleveland
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 reference drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 92 x 61 cm sheet (largest): 107 x 155 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    OS2-004

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0540
    • Title: Site plans, sections, elevations, plans, details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0541
    • Title: Plans, site plans and some drawings from "Frank O. Gehry & Associates Inc."
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies with traces of coloured pencil and graphite

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0542
    • Title: Site plans, topographical views
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0543
    • Title: Topographical views
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2007:0096
    • Title: Videocassette, filing index, directories,project program
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Description:

    videocassette, filing index, directories,project program, public relations files, budget, status reports, schedules, correspondence, memos, area analyses

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,21 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0251
    • Title: Progressive Corporation Building: model
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Description:

    presentation model

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation model(s)

    Technique and media:

    Wood, plastic, and cardboard

    Dimensions:

    model (DR1999:0251.1): 7 x 29 x 11 cm model (DR1999:0251.2): 7 x 28 x 11 cm model (DR1999:0251.3): 8 x 6 x 6 cm model (DR1999:0251.4): 3 x 24 x 8 cm model (DR1999:0251.5): 8 x 18 x 11 cm model (DR1999:0251.6): 5 x 44 x 28 cm model (DR1999:0251.7): 4 x 28 x 22 cm model (DR1999:0251.8): 3 x 25 x 16 cm model (DR1999:0251.9): 8 x 23 x 19 cm model (DR1999:0251.10): 16 x 32 x 33 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Model comprises ten components. Further research may determine how the components fit together. Two bags of model pieces are included with model.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1999:0273
    • Title: Site model
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation model

    Physical Description:

    - Two pieces of model are unassembled.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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