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Medical Arts Building

Medical Arts Building

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People

  • Ross & Macdonald (creator)
  • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
  • Medical Arts Building Corporation (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

Medical Arts Building

Dates of creation

1921-1923

Level of archival description

File 61

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for an office building in Montréal, Québec. Material in this file was produced between 1921 and 1923.

File contains index cards, preliminary drawings, design development drawings, a survey drawing, working drawings, detail drawings, mechanical drawings, electrical drawings, miscellaneous drawings, consultant drawings, a photograph, a negative, and textual documents.

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D61

Location

Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH24797
    • Title: Floor plans for a proposed office building on Saint-Catherine Street at Crescent Street
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 graphite and coloured pencil on tracing paper, 3 ink on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH24804
    • Title: Perspective, floor plans, elevation
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH24814
    • Title: Boiler room, elevators, stone details, layout of dental suites
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: ARCH24829
    • Title: Layouts for rooms, floor plans, show windows, toilets
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 graphite on tracing paper, 6 ink on linen, 1 sepia
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    • Reference Number: ARCH24844
    • Title: Floor plans, layout of doctor's suites, news concession, bank layout
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 13 graphite on tracing paper, 1 ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH24858
    • Title: Office layouts, tiling, store layout
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH24872
    • Title: Apartment layouts, offices, store, rooms, kitchen
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH24885
    • Title: Graphite on tracing paper, sepias, diazo, floor and roof plans, elevations
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    includes 8 graphite on tracing paper, 7 sepias and 1 diazo

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing

    Folder Number:

    13-061-08M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH24902
    • Title: Floor and roof plans, elevations, sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen

    Folder Number:

    13-061-09M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH24915
    • Title: Office plans, entrance hall, janitor's quarters, elevator doors, store layouts
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    23 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-061-10M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH24938
    • Title: Schedule, court elevations, party wall, pump room, elevator shaft, toilets
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 graphite on tracing paper, 2 ink on linen

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-061-11M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH24947
    • Title: Telephone conduits, exterior of 9th and 10th floors, mail chute
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    telephone conduits, exterior of 9th and 10th floors, mail chute, penthouse, hose recesses, chimney, corridors, store fronts, doors, bath rooms, shelving

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-061-12M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH24963
    • Title: Stone and brickwork
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 graphite on tracing paper, 1 ink on linen

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-061-13M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH24972
    • Title: Ironwork
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-061-14M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH24987
    • Title: Carpentry and marblework
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 19 graphite on tracing paper, 1 ink on linen

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-061-15M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25007
    • Title: Mechanical and electrical plans and details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 ink on linen, 2 graphite on tracing paper

    Folder Number:

    13-061-16M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25020
    • Title: Electrical plans and details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 electrical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • electrical drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 ink on linen, 2 graphite on tracing paper, 1 sepia

    Folder Number:

    13-061-17M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25031
    • Title: Sketches for frame, drawing for piping
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Folder Number:

    13-061-18M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25035
    • Title: Roof plan and column schedule by Dominion Bridge Co. Limited, working drawings for boiler by Robb Engineering Works Limited, and John Inglis Co. Limited
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 consultant drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • consultant drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • diazotypes

    Folder Number:

    13-061-18M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25043
    • Title: Building specifications (photocopy), list of consultant and shop drawings
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 19 sheets
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    • Reference Number: ARCH25045
    • Title: Notes and sheets of drawings concerning mechanics
    • Dates of creation: 1948 - 1949
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    includes 6 sheets of drawings, some pages are dated

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH24901
    • Title: Site plan
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 survey drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • drawings, measured

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen

    Folder Number:

    13-061-09M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25040
    • Title: View of the Medical Arts Building (1922-1923), Montréal, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1923 or after
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • S. J. Hayward (Firm) (photographic studio)
    • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print dry mounted on paper backed with muslin

    Dimensions:

    comp.: 23,7 x 18,2 cm sheet: 24,2 x 18,9 cm secondary support: 29 x 18,9 cm

    Point of View:

    • exterior view

    Inscription:

    inscribed, u.r., on the image, by an unknown hand, in blue pen: "MEDICAL ARTS, BLDG. / MONTREAL," numbered, u.r., on the secondary support, by an unknown hand, in graphite: "13-061-19P-1" stamped, in black ink, verso, centre: "TELEPHONE H (Hayward's timbre ?) PLATEAU (...illegible)/ S. J. HAYWARD / Commercial Photography / 627 DORCHESTER ST. W. / MONTRÉAL" numbered, in black ink, verso, centre left : "4015"

    Credit line:

    Ross & Macdonald fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25041
    • Title: Negative of above photograph
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 negative(s)

    Dimensions:

    b/w (24 x 18.2 cm)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25042
    • Title: Building specifications (copy no. 2)
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

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