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Tramways Building

Tramways Building

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People

  • Ross & Macdonald (creator)
  • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
  • Companie des tramways de Montréal (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

Tramways Building

Dates of creation

1927-1930

Level of archival description

File 113

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for an office building in Montréal, Québec. Material in this file was produced between 1927 and 1930.

File contains preliminary drawings, preliminary and design development drawings, miscellaneous drawings, working drawings, detail drawings, mechanical drawings, a shop drawing, and textual documents.

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D113

Location

Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH27219
    • Title: Office layout, floor plans, site plan, elevation
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 graphite on tracing paper, 2 ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27231
    • Title: Revised floor plans, layouts for Royal Bank, physical training space, janitor's residence, renting plans
    • 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:

    • 5 ink on linen, 5 graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27241
    • Title: Office and concession layouts, barber shop
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 15 graphite on tracing paper, 1 ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27257
    • Title: Revisions to office layouts
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 preliminary and design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing
    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27275
    • Title: Rooms for Montreal Tramway Co., revisions to office and shop layouts, vault, closet
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 preliminary and design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing
    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27290
    • Title: Details of elevator hall
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27292
    • Title: Floor, roof and piling plans, elevations, sections, schedule
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27304
    • Title: Elevation details, smokestack, windows, doors, toilets, spandrels, skylight, penthouse
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27316
    • Title: Elevator shaft enclosure, hose rack cabinet, partitions, finials, smokestack hood, public corridor, windows, coping
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27330
    • Title: Doors, office layouts, stairs, entrance and elevator halls, vestibules, concession layout, skylight, mail chute, telegraph office
    • 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)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27345
    • Title: Layout of stores, directory board, vestibule and entrance hall
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    layout of stores, directory board, vestibule and entrance hall, floor revisions, freight elevator, counter and grill

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 13 graphite on tracing paper, 2 ink on linen

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27360
    • Title: Concrete and stonework
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27371
    • Title: Concrete and stonework
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27385
    • Title: Metalwork
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27398
    • Title: Carpentry
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27408
    • Title: Plasterwork, marble work, painting
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27418
    • Title: Mechanical and electrical plans and diagrams, elevator cabs
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 ink on linen, 4 graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27432
    • Title: Photocopies of index cards, notes
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    includes 2 notes

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH27431
    • Title: Revision to elevator by Dominion Reinforcing Steel Co.
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 shop drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • shop drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27433
    • Title: Lists of shop drawings
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 17 sheets
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