Safeco Insurance Company of America, Renovation and Addition to Toronto Office Building, Mississauga, Ontario (1977-1981)
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  • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

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



Level of archival description:
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.
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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.

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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