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Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario (1977-1981)

Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario (1977-1981)

Part of

People

  • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

Title

Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario (1977-1981)

Dates of creation

1975-1986

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • Approximately 274 drawings (inlcuding 266 reprographic copies)
  • 143 photographic materials
  • 0.804 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

This project series documents renovations and an addition to the Safeco Insurance Company of America office building in Mississauga, Ontario from 1977-1980. The office identified the project number as 7702.

Beginning in 1973, Parkin Architects Planners began work on the construction of the Safeco office building. This project consisted of renovations to the original building and an addition, which was one-storey and approximately 30,400 square feet in size. Safeco was to occupy about 1/3 of the new space, while the rest would be rented to tenants.

The project is recorded through drawings, photographic materials and textual records dating from 1975-1986. Photographic materials include slides, negatives and photos of the site, construction progress, construction issues and the finished building. Textual records include correspondence, interoffice letters, construction and tender records, specifications, financial records, meeting reports, change orders, supplementary instructions, contract data, inspection reports, design records and consultancy records.

Reference Number

AP018.S1.1977.PR02

Arrangement

Materials in this project series have been compiled from different accessions and/or arranged by material type. Some textual records have been arranged to reflect the original classification system of the office.

Conditions governing reproduction

  • Jennifer A.C. Parkin holds copyright for materials in folders 05-06 in file AP018.S1.1977.PR02.009. Permission must be sought from copyright holder before reproductions can be made.

Location

Mississauga Ontario Canada

Related units of description

  • File AP018.S1.1982.PR07.004 (folder 07) in this fonds also contains photo negatives for this project. File AP018.S1.1977.PR02.009 in this project series also contains photo negatives of other project series described in this fonds: AP018.S1.1982.PR07, Hamilton Trade Centre and Arena, Hamilton, Ontario; AP018.S1.1980.PR09, University Place Building, Front and York Streets, Toronto. Records for related projects are also included in this fonds, see: AP018.S1.1973.PR05, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario; AP018.S1.1976.PR07, Safeco Insurance Company of Ontario, Toronto Office Building, Alterations, Mississauga, Ontario; AP018.S1.1985.PR01, Safeco Insurance Company of Ontario, Toronto Office Building, Office and Cafeteria Additions, Mississauga, Ontario; AP018.S1.1985.PR09, Safeco Insurance Company of Ontario, Toronto Office Building, Renovations to Lobby and Servery, Mississauga, Ontario; AP018.S1.1986.PR05, Safeco Insurance Company of Ontario, Toronto Office Building, Deletion of Tenant Partitions, Ontario.

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1977.PR02.001
    • Title: Construction site plans, floor plans, elevations, sections, details and plans, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1977
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 28 reprographic copies with annotations

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 121 x 81 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.S1.1977.PR02.002
    • Title: Construction floor plans, lighting plans, and tenancy addition, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 14 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 121 x 81 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.S1.1977.PR02.003
    • Title: Tentant layout and existing cafeteria carpet and graphics, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • 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:

    • 3 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 106 x 84 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.S1.1977.PR02.004
    • Title: Floor plans, tenant layouts, electrical drawings and site plans, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1977-1981
    • 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 with annotations

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 121 x 81 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.S1.1977.PR02.005
    • Title: Main floor tenant layout and main entrance stairs, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1981
    • 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 with annotations

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 121 x 81 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.S1.1977.PR02.006
    • Title: Main floor plan, main entrance stairs, and plot plan for permit application, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1977-1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 121 x 81 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.S1.1977.PR02.007
    • Title: Project documentation, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1977-1981
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Description:

    This is a box containing correspondence with clients and contractors, conference reports, tender documents, contract data, inspection reports, design records, consultancy records and specification pricing.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • Approximately 32 reprographic copies
    • 1 drawing
    • 0.21 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

    Folder Number:

    018-169-09 to 26

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1977.PR02.008
    • Title: Project documentation, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1977-1982
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Description:

    This is a box containing contractor correspondence, site meeting reports, certificates of payment, change orders and supplementary instructions.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • Approximately 18 reprographic copies
    • 0.31 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.S1.1977.PR02.009
    • Title: Project documentation, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1975-1986
    • Form: drawings, photographs, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Description:

    This is a box containing photographs of the site, construction progress, construction issues and the finished building. This box also contains correspondence, interoffice letters, construction records, specifications, detail drawings and financial records.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • Approximately 163 reprographic copies
    • 143 photographic materials (inlcuding photographs, negatives and slides)
    • 0.284 l.m. of textual records

    Conditions governing reproduction:

    • Jennifer A.C. Parkin holds copyright to materials from accession AR1997:0021 (Folders 05-16). Permission must be sought from the copyright holder before reproductions can be made.

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Folders 01-04:
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin
    Folders 05-16:
    Don de Jennifer A.C. Parkin/
    Gift of Jennifer A.C. Parkin

    Related units of description:

    • This box also contains photo negatives of other project series described in this fonds: AP018.S1.1982.PR07, Hamilton Trade Centre and Arena, Hamilton, Ontario; AP018.S1.1980.PR09, University Place Building, Front and York Streets, Toronto.
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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1977.PR02.010
    • Title: Annotated foundation plan, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: circa 1977
    • 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 with annotations

    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:

    018-216-28

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1977.PR02.011
    • Title: Site plan, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1977
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    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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