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Hermes Building

Hermes Building

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People

  • Ross & Macdonald (creator)
  • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
  • Garment Centre Capitol Inc. (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

Hermes Building

Dates of creation

1926-1927

Level of archival description

File 116

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for a commercial and office building in Montréal, Québec. Material in this file was produced between 1926 and 1927.

File contains index cards, survey drawings, preliminary drawings, preliminary and design development drawings, miscellaneous drawings, detail drawings, mechanical drawings, photographs, and a textual document.

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D116

Location

Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH27864
    • Title: Property plan, plan and official profile of Peel street
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 survey drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • drawings, measured

    Extent and Medium:

    • blueprints
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27866
    • Title: Floor plans, elevation, perspective
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 graphite on tracing paper, 1 photostat
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27871
    • Title: Layouts for toilets, restaurant, 11th floor layout, elevator doors, entrance hall, stair, radiator enclosures, employee's elevator, shop layouts
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 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: ARCH27884
    • Title: Renting plans
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27893
    • Title: Floor and roof plans, elevations, sections, schedule
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27906
    • Title: Elevator enclosures, windows, shipping platform, toilets, pipe sleeves, stairs, brick coursing, shops, show windows, sump pit
    • 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: ARCH27920
    • Title: Toilets, tank room, penthouse, entrance hall, shop layouts, show window
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    toilets, tank room, penthouse, entrance hall, shop layouts, show window, layout of 10th floor, coping, plaster cornice, lane wall, entrance doors

    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: ARCH27934
    • Title: Stairs, elevator platform, shop entrance and window, marble panels, radiator recesses, shop partitions, entrance hall, stack, entrance and elevator halls, vestibule cornice, lintels
    • 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: ARCH27949
    • Title: Concrete and stonework
    • 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: ARCH27961
    • Title: Concrete and stonework
    • 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: ARCH27973
    • Title: Stonework
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH27980
    • Title: Metalwork, roofing, carpentry, plasterwork
    • Form: drawings
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    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: ARCH27993
    • Title: Mechanical and electrical plans and details
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 12 ink on linen, 2 graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH28007
    • Title: Hermes Building, Peel St
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)
    • S. J. Hayward (Firm) (photographer)

    Description:

    13P-01: b/w (24,0 x 18,1 cm); Hermes Building, Peel St. facade and north elevation. Photographer; S.J. Hayward, Montreal. 13P-02: b/w (23,8 x 18,1 cm); Hermes Building, detail of main entrance. S.J. Hayward, Montreal. 13P-03: b/w (23,7 x 18,2 cm); duplicate of above print.

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 photograph(s)

    Dimensions:

    b/w (24,0 x 18,1 cm) b/w (23,8 x 18,1 cm) b/w (23,7 x 18,2 cm)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH28010
    • Title: Lists of shop drawings
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 24 sheets
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