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Architects' Building

Architects' Building

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People

  • Ross & Macdonald (creator)
  • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

Architects' Building

Dates of creation

1929-1934

Level of archival description

File 150

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for an office tower in Montréal, Québec. Material in this file was produced between 1929 and 1934.

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

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D150

Location

Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

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    • Reference Number: ARCH31944
    • Title: Site plans, property plans, progress schedule, plan of sidewalk, excavation plan, Department of Public Works request form
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 survey drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • drawings, measured

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 blueprints, 3 graphite on tracing paper, 2 brownprints
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    • Reference Number: ARCH31957
    • Title: Street plan, floor plans, elevator layout, perspective
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 12 graphite on tracing paper, 1 ink on linen, 1 photostat
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    • Reference Number: ARCH31971
    • Title: Elevations, sections, exterior details, floor plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH31985
    • Title: Floor plans, elevator layout, elevations, office layouts, sections, doors, layout of bank
    • 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:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32001
    • Title: Lot diagram, toilets, floor plans, elevator doors, elevator cabs, layout of bank, bronze lettering
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    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: ARCH32019
    • Title: Directory board, elevator floor, counters, garage sign, office layouts
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 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: ARCH32035
    • Title: Office layouts, renting plans, elevation
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 preliminary and design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing
    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32046
    • Title: Exterior details, carving for panels, table, chairs, office layouts
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 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: ARCH32054
    • Title: Office layouts
    • Dates of creation: 1932
    • 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: ARCH32069
    • Title: Office layouts
    • Dates of creation: 1933-1934
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 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: ARCH32085
    • Title: Office layouts
    • Dates of creation: 1934-1935
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • 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: ARCH32104
    • Title: Office layouts and plans showing tenant changes
    • Dates of creation: 1930-1931
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 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: ARCH32121
    • Title: Office layouts
    • Dates of creation: 1931
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 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: ARCH32138
    • Title: Office layouts
    • Dates of creation: 1931-1933
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    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: ARCH32156
    • Title: Foundation plan, floor and roof plans
    • 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
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32170
    • Title: Elevations, schedules
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH32169
      • Élévation pour le Architects' Building, Montréal / Elevation for the Architects' Building, Montréal
      • Form: drawings
      • Add to folder
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32177
    • Title: Floor finishes, fire escape, bank foyer, bank basement, toilet, garage exhaust duct, elevator hall, elevator doors, trap doors, hose recesses, garage doors, exterior columns, janitor's kitchen and bathroom, vault ante-room
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32193
    • Title: Exterior piers, elevator hall, elevator doors, library and offices, main entrance door head
    • 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: ARCH32205
    • Title: Floor plan layouts, reception hall and foyer, lobby plans and elevations, stairs, main elevator lobby
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    floor plan layouts, reception hall and foyer, lobby plans and elevations, stairs, main elevator lobby, office lights, drawing tables, rubber mat, radiator recess, telephone booth, partition, locker room, offices and stores, toilet, elevator cabs

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32225
    • Title: Stonework
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32241
    • Title: Stonework
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    19 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32260
    • Title: Metalwork
    • 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: ARCH32275
    • Title: Metalwork
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32290
    • Title: Metalwork
    • Form: drawings
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    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: ARCH32302
    • Title: Metalwork, roofing
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32318
    • Title: Carpentry
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32334
    • Title: Carpentry
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32350
    • Title: Plasterwork
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32359
    • Title: Marblework
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32376
    • Title: Mechanical and electrical plans
    • 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:

    • ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32389
    • Title: Mechanical details, equipment layouts
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 graphite on tracing paper, 3 ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32401
    • Title: Electrical plans, details and diagrams
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 electrical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • electrical drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 ink on linen, 1 graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH32406
    • Title: Calculations, lighting specifications
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    includes 4 sheets of lighting specifications

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

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