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Dominion Square Building

Dominion Square Building

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People

  • Ross & Macdonald (creator)
  • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
  • Castle Corner Realty Co. (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

Dominion Square Building

Dates of creation

1928-1940

Level of archival description

File 136

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for an office and commercial building in Montréal, Québec. Material in this file was produced between 1928 and 1940.

File contains index cards, survey drawings, preliminary drawings, preliminary and design development drawings, working drawings, schedules, detail drawings, mechanical drawings, photographs, and textual documents.

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D136

Location

Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

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    • Reference Number: ARCH30220
    • Title: Site plans, property plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 survey drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • drawings, measured

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 ink on linen, 1 blueprint

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    • Reference Number: ARCH30223
    • Title: Floor plans, elevation, perspectives
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    17 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 15 graphite on tracing paper, 2 photostats
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30240
    • Title: Floor plans, wall details, elevation, typical pier, section through tower floors, elevator layouts, store fronts, garage ramps, penthouse
    • 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: ARCH30255
    • Title: Penthouse and elevator layout, garage entrance, shop plans, renting plans, shop entrances, medallions
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    15 preliminary and design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing
    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 13 graphite on tracing paper, 2 sepias
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30270
    • Title: Store layouts, concessions, elevator plates, gasoline tank room, office layouts, store fronts, rental plans, elevator penthouse
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    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: ARCH30285
    • Title: Banking space, shop layouts, incinerator, gasoline pumps, entrance doors, pipe connections, office layout, entrance shops, show windows, panelling in soffits, partition
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    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    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: ARCH30300
    • Title: Concrete and granite steps, skylights, show window, shop layouts, escalator, terrazzo floor, plaster ceilings for shops, electric sign outlets, hat store layout, arcade fixtures, office layouts, toilet
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • 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: ARCH30318
    • Title: Shop and office layouts, stair handrail, cresting, exhaust register
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    19 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: ARCH30337
    • Title: Office layouts
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • 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: ARCH30355
    • Title: Office layouts, shop layout
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • 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: ARCH30373
    • Title: Office layouts, toilet, shop layout, shop entrance
    • Form: drawings
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    • 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 and tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30391
    • Title: Office layouts, sub-division of shop
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • 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: ARCH30409
    • Title: Office layouts, store layout, shop fronts
    • Form: drawings
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    • 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: ARCH30427
    • Title: Shop alterations, tourist shop and tavern, revolving doors, garage offices, floor plan revision, glass screen, office layout, shop front
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 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: ARCH30441
    • Title: Shop and office alterations, concessions, mezzanine, committee room layout by Ross & Ross, office layout by Ross, Patterson, Townsend & Heughan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    12 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: ARCH30453
    • Title: Boiler room and foundation plan, basement plans, floor plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 9

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    9 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 ink on linen, 1 sepia

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    • Reference Number: ARCH30462
    • Title: 11 to 13th floor plans, roof plan, elevations, sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 9

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen

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    • Reference Number: ARCH30471
    • Title: Stair, register, and finishing schedules
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 schedule(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 ink on linen, 1 graphite on tracing paper

    Document Type:

    • schedule (architectural record)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30477
    • Title: Stairs, arcade, court walls, wall spandrels, spandrel sections, typical concrete bracket, circular windows, steel stack, steel sash, elevator shaft and door sills
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    19 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30496
    • Title: Elevator doors, doors, harmony lunch, street elevations, stairs, elevator halls, shop entrances, basement windows, penthouse, ramp, washrack, oiling pits, corridor, toilet, skylights
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30514
    • Title: Windows, elevator cars, arcade columns, steel lintels, toilets, barber shop, arcade plans, stairs, shop fronts
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30532
    • Title: Store fronts, hose cabinets, windows, main entrances, partition layouts for 3rd, 4th and 5th floors, sump pits, stairs, toilets, smoke stack, tramway trolley suspension, garage signs
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 15 graphite on tracing paper, 3 ink on linen

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    • detail drawings (drawings)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH30550
    • Title: Partition layouts for 6th and 7th floors, office layouts, shop front doorways, stairs
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    partition layouts for 6th and 7th floors, office layouts, shop front doorways, stairs, arcade, walls, skylights, room layout, mail chute, toilets, store fronts, gutter cover, 11th floor partitions, air shaft

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    18 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 17 graphite on tracing paper, 1 ink on linen

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30568
    • Title: Marble saddle, partition layouts, for 9th and 10th floor, barber shop, repair shops
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    marble saddle, partition layouts, for 9th and 10th floor, barber shop, repair shops, vent ducts, engineer's office, brake service room, roof openings, toilets, garage offices, desks, radiator recesses, partition layout for 8th floor, ventilation openings

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    18 detail drawing(s)

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    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30586
    • Title: Shop and office layouts, entrance, toilets, arcade, arcade showcases, stair stonework, information wicket, panelling, grille openings
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30604
    • Title: Elevator indicator, arcade ceiling, entrance from arcade, elevator hall, office elevations and plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    elevator indicator, arcade ceiling, entrance from arcade, elevator hall, office elevations and plans, barber shop, hairdressing salon, office partitions and entrance, air intake, office layouts, store alterations, shop fronts, stair

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    18 detail drawing(s)

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    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30622
    • Title: Office layouts, elevator, garage marquise, office screen, entrance vestibule, store alterations, shop fronts, transom, grille schedule, elevator doors, penthouse stack and elevators
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH30640
    • Title: Shop entrances, office panelling, elevator halls, soffits, stairs, showcase panelling, arcade showcases, office layout, escalator, basement floor opening
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    11 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30651
    • Title: Stonework
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30669
    • Title: Stonework
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    16 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30685
    • Title: Stonework
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    16 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30701
    • Title: Metalwork
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    14 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30715
    • Title: Carpentry, plasterwork, marblework
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    20 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30735
    • Title: Plumbing diagram, mechanical and electrical plans
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    10 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30745
    • Title: Mechanical and electrical plans and details
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 ink on linen, 6 graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30763
    • Title: Specifications for excavation, structural steel work, brick and stonework
    • Form: textual records
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    3 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH30766
    • Title: Specifications for exterior bronze work, carpentry, door and window schedules
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    3 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH30769
    • Title: Lists of shop drawings
    • Form: textual records
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

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    • 77 sheets
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    • Reference Number: ARCH30758
    • Title: Dominion Square Building, Saint Catherine Street and Peel Street facades
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1930
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • S. J. Hayward (Firm) (photographic studio)
    • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
    • Castle Corner Realty Co. (client)
    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    36P-01

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    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 19 x 23.9 cm

    Location:

    Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH30759
    • Title: Dominion Square Building, Dominion Square and Metcalfe Street facades
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • S. J. Hayward (Firm) (photographic studio)
    • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
    • Castle Corner Realty Co. (client)
    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    36P-02

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 18.1 x 23.5 cm

    Location:

    Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH30760
    • Title: Dominion Square Building, Dominion Square and Metcalfe Street facades
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • S. J. Hayward (Firm) (photographic studio)
    • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
    • Castle Corner Realty Co. (client)
    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    36P-03

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 18.1 x 23.7 cm

    Location:

    Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH30761
    • Title: Dominion Square Building, detail of entrance
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • S. J. Hayward (Firm) (photographic studio)
    • Ross & Macdonald (architectura