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Toronto Union Station, Exterior Cleaning of Facades and Colonnades, Toronto (1984-1985)

Toronto Union Station, Exterior Cleaning of Facades and Colonnades, Toronto (1984-1985)

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People

  • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

Title

Toronto Union Station, Exterior Cleaning of Facades and Colonnades, Toronto (1984-1985)

Dates of creation

1984-1985

Level of archival description

Project

Scope and Content

This project series document the exterior restauration work of Toronto Union Station in Toronto from 1984-1985. The office identified the project number as 8405.

This project consisted of restoration to the exterior of the train station commissioned by VIA Rail Canada Inc. This work was referred to as a clean up in the project documentation. Restauration work was done to the existing exterior stonework, colannades, screens and skylights. This project was referred to as Package A in the materials, with Package B representing a project for interior work (see project series AP018.S1.1984.PR01 in this fonds).

This project is recorded through drawings, photographs and textual records dating from 1984-1985. The drawings are of earlier plans for the station, prepared by architects Ross & Macdonald and some by Public Works Canada. The textual records include correspondence, conference and site reports, contract data, construction documentation, financial records, interoffice letters.

Reference Number

AP018.S1.1984.PR03

Arrangement

23 drawings (including 21 reprographic copies)

4 photographs

0.115 l.m. of textual records

Conditions governing reproduction

  • AP018.S1.1984.PR03.002 (Folders 37-38): 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

  • Records for related projects are also included in this fonds, see: AP018.S1.1984.PR01, Toronto Union Station, Interior Cleaning of Great Hall, Screens and Skylights, Toronto.

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1984.PR03.001
    • Title: Plans, sections, elevations, details and structural drawings from earlier addition, Toronto Union Station, Exterior Cleaning of Facades and Colonnades, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Description:

    These are copies of drawings prepared by Ross & Macdonald originally dating from 1913-1918, and one prepared by Public Works of Canada originally dating from 1954.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 14 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 106 x 91 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.S1.1984.PR03.002
    • Title: Project documentation, Toronto Union Station, Exterior Cleaning of Facades and Colonnades, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1984-1985
    • Form: drawings, photographs, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Description:

    This is a box containing correspondence, conference reports, contract data, tender documents, building authority records, site reports, financial records, interoffice letters, change orders, supplementary instructions, a contract set of tender drawings, and specifications.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 reprographic copies
    • 4 photographs
    • 1 drawing
    • 0.115 l.m. of textual records

    Conditions governing reproduction:

    • AR1997:0021 (Folders 37-38): Jennifer A.C. Parkin holds copyright. 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
    Don de John C. Parkin et Jennifer A.C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin and Jennifer A.C. Parkin

    General note:

    • Folders 23-37 come from accession AR1987:0001; Folders 38-39 come from accession AR1997:0021.

    Folder Number:

    018-344-23 to 39

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