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Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto (1974-1982)

Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto (1974-1982)

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People

  • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

Title

Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto (1974-1982)

Dates of creation

1974-1982

Level of archival description

Project

Scope and Content

This project series documents the design and construction of the Toronto Humane Society's new building in Toronto, Ontario from 1974-1982. The office identified the project number as 7410.

The project called for the demolition of the previous structure and the design and construction of a completely new building. The new building consisted of a shelter area, clinic area, administration area, parking and storage. Also part of the project was a design for the landscape.

The project is recorded through textual records, drawings, and photographic materials dating from 1974-1982. The drawings show detail layouts, floor plans, elevations, and sections, as well as some sketches arranged with the textual documentation. Presentation board for the project show building component plans and sections. Photographic materials include images of the project site and progress of the project. Textual records include project documentation, correspondence, and design notes. Box AP018.S1.1974.PR09.001 contains an index to the textual records, which was created by the office.

Reference Number

AP018.S1.1974.PR09

Arrangement

Material in this project series has been compiled from different accessions and/or arranged by material type.

Conditions governing reproduction

  • AR1997:0021: Jennifer A.C. Parkin holds copyright. Permission must be sought from copyright holder before reproductions can be made.

Location

Toronto Ontario Canada

Related units of description

  • For related records in this fonds see project series AP018.S1.1978.PR09, Toronto Humane Society, Renovation Old Don Jail, Toronto

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.001
    • Title: Project documentation and correspondence, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1974-1982
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Description:

    This is a box containing correspondence, conference reports, insurance documentation, inspection reports, tender documents, drawing transmittals, reprographic plans for predesign/program, documentation regarding demolition, and documentation regarding engineering.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 47 reprographic copies
    • 0.32 l.m. of textual documents

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.002
    • Title: Project documentation and correspondence, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1974-1982
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Description:

    This box mostly consists of project documentation such as meeting reports, certificates of payment, inspection and testing reports, change orders, drawing transmittals, correspondence, and tender proposals, as well as drawings for signs and graphics.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 19 drawings (including reprographic copies)
    • 0.322 l.m. of textual documents

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.003
    • Title: Working files, sketches, details, and project documentation, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1978-1980
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Description:

    This is a box containing sketches, details, colour schedule including colour samples, specifications, change orders, inspection reports, correspondence, documentation on furnishings, minutes of meeting for site meetings, documentation for trees and plants, and notebooks.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • Approximately 177 drawings (including reprographic copies)
    • 4 artefacts
    • 0.20 l.m. of textual documents

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.004
    • Title: Box of specifications, details, project documentation, and design notes, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1975-1980
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • Approximately 60 reprographic copies
    • 0.32 l.m. of textual documentation

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.005
    • Title: Box of project documentation and specifications, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.17 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.006
    • Title: Project documentation, photographs of site and progress, and correspondence, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1974-1980
    • Form: textual records, drawings, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Description:

    This is a box containing correspondence, project documentation, a notebook, details, photographs and slides of the project site, progress photographs, and samples for floors and doors.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 138 photographs
    • 116 slides
    • Approximately 80 drawings (including reprographic copies)
    • 13 contact sheets
    • 0.20 l.m. of textual records

    Physical Description:

    Photographs in this box should be rehoused.

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin et Jennifer A.C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin and Jennifer A.C. Parkin

    General note:

    • Folders 018-142-01 to 018-142-06 are from accession AR1987:0001; Folders 018-142-07 to 018-142-19 are from accession AR1997:0021.
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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.007
    • Title: Three sets of plans, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1975
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 20 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 90 x 50 cm

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.008
    • Title: Mechanical and technical drawings, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1979-1981
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 90 x 50 cm

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.009
    • Title: Mechanical and technical drawings, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1979-1981
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 90 x 50 cm

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.010
    • Title: Elevations and sections, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1975
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 90 x 50 cm

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.011
    • Title: Floor diagrams, plans, sections, and elevations, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1975
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 16 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 125 x 85 cm

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.012
    • Title: Preliminary floor plans, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1975
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 90 x 50 cm

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.013
    • Title: Preliminary landscape concept, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: circa 1975
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 75 x 47 cm

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

    Folder Number:

    018-207-07

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.014
    • Title: Plans and detail layouts, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1975
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 120 x 80 cm

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.015
    • Title: Survey plans for lots, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: circa 1975
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 60 x 50 cm

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.016
    • Title: Detail layouts, elevations, sections, and plan, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1975
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 125 x 85 cm

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1974.PR09.017
    • Title: Presentation boards of building component plans and sections, Toronto Humane Society, New Building, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: circa 1975
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 mounted reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 107 x 76 cm

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

    Folder Number:

    018-221-01

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