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Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario (1973-1975)

Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario (1973-1975)

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People

  • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

Title

Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario (1973-1975)

Dates of creation

1973-1980

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • Approximately 499 drawings (including 451 reprographic copies)
  • 167 photographic materials
  • 0.655 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

This project series documents the design and construction of an office building for Safeco Insurance Company of America in Mississauga, Ontario from 1973-1975. The office identified the project number as 7305.

The project consisted of a two-storey office building with approximately 49,300 square feet of space and development of the surrounding land, including parking.

The project is recorded through drawings, photographic materials and textual records dating from 1973-1980. Photographic materials consist of photos and negatives of construction progress and the finished building. Textual records include correspondence with clients, contractors and consultants, financial records, interoffice letters, site meeting minutes, supplementary instructions, change orders, consultancy records for construction details, deficiency reports, inspection records and specifications. Box AP018.S1.1973.PR05.017 contains an index to the textual records, which was created by the office.

Reference Number

AP018.S1.1973.PR05

Arrangement

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

Conditions governing reproduction

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

Location

Mississauga Ontario Canada

Related units of description

  • Box AP018.S1.1973.PR05.018 also contains photographic negatives for the project series AP018.S1.1976.PR25, also described in this fonds. Records for related projects are also included in this fonds, see: AP018.S1.1976.PR07, Safeco Insurance Company of Ontario, Toronto Office Building, Alterations, Mississauga, Ontario; AP018.S1.1977.PR02, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, 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.S1.1973.PR05.001
    • Title: Sketch site plans, floor plans, elevations, sections and studies, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 26 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 108 x 43 cm Sheet (smallest): 50 x 43 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:

    018-247-02

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1973.PR05.002
    • Title: Sketch site plans and floor plans, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973
    • 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 (largest): 105 x 45 cm Sheet (smallest): 74 x 30 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.S1.1973.PR05.003
    • Title: Layouts, plans, sections, details and elevations, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973-1974
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 13 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 124 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.S1.1973.PR05.004
    • Title: Proposed entry presentation sketch and site plan, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973
    • 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 (largest): 67 x 50 cm Sheet (smallest): 43 x 29 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.S1.1973.PR05.005
    • Title: Construction set for concrete floor finishes, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 15 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 124 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.S1.1973.PR05.006
    • Title: Construction sets of plot plans, floor plans, elevations, sections, layouts and details, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 24 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 124 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.S1.1973.PR05.007
    • Title: Construction foundation and framing plans, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 124 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.S1.1973.PR05.008
    • Title: Framing, foundation and site plans, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 18 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 124 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.S1.1973.PR05.009
    • Title: Construction set for steel fascia contract, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 40 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 124 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.S1.1973.PR05.010
    • Title: Site plan, details, technical line drawings, electrical drawings and floor plans, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973
    • 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: 124 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.S1.1973.PR05.011
    • Title: Construction set for metal contract, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973
    • 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: 124 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.S1.1973.PR05.012
    • Title: Construction drawings issued for change orders and masonry contract, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973
    • 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: 124 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.S1.1973.PR05.013
    • Title: Site plan, details, technical line drawings, electrical drawings, floor plans, reflected ceiling plans and elevations, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973-1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 23 reprographic copies, some with annotations

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 124 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.S1.1973.PR05.014
    • Title: Scheme A floor plans and elevations, and roof plan, floor framing plan and foundation plan, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: circa 1973
    • 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 (largest): 125 x 86 cm Sheet (smallest): 105 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.S1.1973.PR05.015
    • Title: Revised as built floor plan and site plan, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1974
    • 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: 124 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.S1.1973.PR05.016
    • Title: Construction details, technical line drawing, site plan and electrical plan for change order, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973-1974
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 124 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.S1.1973.PR05.017
    • Title: Project documentation, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973-1978
    • 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, contractors and consultants, financial records, interoffice letters, site meeting minutes, supplementary instructions and change orders.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • Approximately 28 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.S1.1973.PR05.018
    • Title: Project documentation, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973-1978
    • Form: textual records, drawings, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Description:

    This is a box containing consultancy records for construction details, change orders, meeting minutes, deficiency reports, inspection records, specifications, detail and construction drawings and photographs and negatives of construction progress and the finished building.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 167 photographic materials
    • Approximately 93 reprographic copies
    • 0.255 l.m. of textual records

    Conditions governing reproduction:

    • Jennifer A.C. Parkin holds copyright for materials from accession AR1997:0021 (Folders 10-17). Permission must be sought from copyright holder before reproductions can be made.

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Folders 01-10:
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin
    Folders 10-17:
    Don de Jennifer A.C. Parkin/
    Gift of Jennifer A.C. Parkin

    Related units of description:

    • This box also contains photographic negatives for the project series AP018.S1.1976.PR25, also described in this fonds.
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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1973.PR05.019
    • Title: Box of specifications and detail drawings, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1973
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • Approximately 155 reprographic copies
    • 0.09 l.m. of textual records

    Conditions governing reproduction:

    • Jennifer A.C. Parkin holds copyright for materials from accession AR1997:0021 (Folders 01-02). Permission must be sought from copyright holder before reproductions can be made.

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Folders 01-02:
    Don de Jennifer A.C. Parkin/
    Gift of Jennifer A.C. Parkin
    Folder 03:
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

    Folder Number:

    018-174-01 to 03

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1973.PR05.020
    • Title: Site plan, elevations and sections, Safeco Insurance Company of America, Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: circa 1973
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 44 x 35 cm Sheet (smallest): 41 x 20 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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