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YM - YWHA Building

YM - YWHA Building

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People

  • Ross & Ross (creator)
  • Ross, Patterson, Townsend & Heughan (creator)
  • Ross, Patterson, Townsend & Fish (creator)
  • Ross & Ross (architectural firm)
  • Ross, Patterson, Townsend & Heughan (architectural firm)
  • Ross, Patterson, Townsend & Fish (architectural firm)
  • C. Davis Goodman (associated architect)
  • National Jewish Welfare Board (consultant)
  • Young Men's Hebrew Association (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

YM - YWHA Building

Dates of creation

1946-1951

Level of archival description

File 275

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for a recreation centre and school in Montréal, Québec. Material in this file was produced between 1946 and 1951.

File contains index cards, survey drawings, preliminary drawings, preliminary and design development drawings, miscellaneous sketches and drawings, working drawings, detail drawings, mechanical drawings, photographs, textual documents, and reprographic copies.

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D275

Location

Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

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    • Reference Number: ARCH37045
    • Title: Cadastral map, plot plan showing test borings locations
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 survey drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • drawings, measured

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 graphite on tracing paper, 1 blueprint, 1 diazotype
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37048
    • Title: Plans and sections of schemes A, B and C for proposed Y.M.H.A. theatre
    • 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:

    • 11 graphite on tracing paper, 1 ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37060
    • Title: Floor plans, sections, lobby and halls, main stair, hall of remembrance, exterior elevations of auditorium
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    floor plans, sections, lobby and halls, main stair, hall of remembrance, exterior elevations of auditorium, column footings schedule

    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: ARCH37078
    • Title: Stairs, wall footings, waiting room, column locations, auditorium entrance foundations, laundry trench, exhaust vents, flag pole supports
    • 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: ARCH37094
    • Title: Columns, plans and elevations, skylights, folding doors, partitions, heating mains
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    columns, plans and elevations, skylights, folding doors, partitions, heating mains, room layouts, electrical layouts and fixtures, foyer ceiling, gutters, showers, sketch of contributor's board (dated 1954)

    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: ARCH37112
    • Title: Miscellaneous sketches and drawings include publication plans, letters
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    miscellaneous sketches and drawings include publication plans, letters, elevations and details of stair railings, perspective of remembrance hall, diagrammatic elevations and sections

    Quantity / Object type:

    29 sketches and drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 27 graphite on tracing paper, 2 ink on linen

    Drawing Type:

    • sketch
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37141
    • Title: Sub-basement wall sections and foundations, basement and floor plans, plot and roof plans, sections, elevations, schedules
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37152
    • Title: Swimming pool, column footing schedule and exterior stairs, stairs, main entrance, auditorium entrance, shower and toilet, lavatory, waiting and switchboard rooms, overhead door opening
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    22 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37174
    • Title: Stairs, exercise rooms, diving board, chimney, partitions in swimming pool room, dumbwaiter, radiator recesses, refrigerator room, telephone booths, vault, kitchen, coat room, access door
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37192
    • Title: Doors, main entrance vestibule, dryer room, pool room, intake and exhaust hoods
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    doors, main entrance vestibule, dryer room, pool room, intake and exhaust hoods, auditorium and foyer, women's dressing room, auditorium entrance vestibule, main lobby, rooms, radiator recesses, stairs, core lighting, auditorium ceilings, partition, memorial niche

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    21 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37213
    • Title: Library shelving rooms, library ceiling, loud speaker recess, cuspidor and drinking fountain
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    library shelving rooms, library ceiling, loud speaker recess, cuspidor and drinking fountain, screen, grill, domestic science room, library counter, luncheonette counter, cashier's booth, kitchen cupboard, arts room and darkroom sinks, projection room parts, contributor's board, bronze plaques, panel ornaments, railings

    Quantity / Object type:

    22 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37235
    • Title: Sketches of section and plans for structure, structural plans, stonework, metalwork
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    24 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37259
    • 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

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37275
    • Title: Carpentry, plasterwork, painting
    • 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: ARCH37291
    • Title: Plumbing and ventilation plans, mechanical and electrical plans and details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    22 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 19 ink on linen, 3 graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37313
    • Title: YWHA Building
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    15P-01:b/w (24,1 x 19,0 cm); YM - YWHA Building, detail of main entrance. Photographer unknown. 15P-02:b/w (24,2 x 18,2 cm); YM - YWHA Building, memorial niche. Photographer unknown. 15P-03:b/w (17,2 x 24,1 cm); YM - YWHA Building, auditorium interior. Photographer unknown.

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    3 photograph(s)

    Dimensions:

    b/w (24,1 x 19,0 cm) b/w (24,2 x 18,2 cm) b/w (17,2 x 24,1 cm)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH37322
    • Title: Calculations, sketch
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH37323
    • Title: Structural plans
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    7 diazotypes, 1 blueprint

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    • Reference Number: ARCH37324
    • Title: Plans and elevations for structure
    • Form: textual records
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    8 diazotypes

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    • Reference Number: ARCH37316
    • Title: Building specifications "for building as originally planned"
    • Dates of creation: October 1947
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH37317
    • Title: Building specifications (copy No. 1)
    • Dates of creation: March 1948
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH37318
    • Title: Building specifications (copy no. 20)
    • Dates of creation: March 1948
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH37319
    • Title: Lists of shop drawings (25 sheets)
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH37320
    • Title: Structural calculations
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH37321
    • Title: Engineering brief for column loads, and a sketch
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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