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"Cascade" at Hart House

File contains photographs depicting an installation within the interior of Hart House. The art piece is composed of folded metal sheets bolted together, and hangs from the ceiling.

Burley, Robert

100 Yonge street, Toronto

Architectural elevation, showing 100 Yonge Street and neighbouring skyscrapers. Central structure is designed as a 17-storey tower with granite clad pre-cast concrete panels.

14 Thorcrest road, Toronto

Photograph of the yard and patio of a 1940s residential building renovated in the 1970s. A piece of paper taped on the back of the photograph gives the location, designer, owner and the award decision from the Canadian Housing Design Council in Ottawa: Winner of the Award for Residential Design. Extract from Jury report: "This is an alteration to a fairly standard house of the 1940's, enlarged and changed so that very little of the original remains. The result is a virilic and strong arrangement of forms and colours with well-flowing spaces beautifully realted to out-door patios and terraces."

15 McMurrich street condominiums, Toronto

Photograph of a design concept drawing for the McMurrich Street Condominiums, a joint venture by the Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited and Belmont Construction Company Limited. A piece of paper is taped to the back of the photograph.

15 Sunnydene

File consists of photographs of the interior and exterior of the house at 15 Sunnydene. File also contains photographs of people posing by the stairs.

Burley, Robert

1666 Bay street, Toronto

Exterior view of a luxury condominium development on Bay Street. A piece of paper taped to the back of the photograph gives the property developers as The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited and Revenue Properties Limited.

184 Roxborough drive, Toronto

Photograph of the extension built onto the back of the Georgian heritage property. The addition won the Award for Residential Design in 1971 from the Canadian Housing Design Council. Text on the back of the photograph gives extracts of Jury report.

1949 Residential desk

Photograph of a slim, mid-century metal and wood desk (designer unknown), donated to the Royal Ontario Museum by Herman Miller of Canada, Limited (furniture distributer located in Toronto, Canada).

30 Adelaide

File contains photographs depicting exterior and interior views of the office high-rise located at 30 Adelaide. Particular attention is given to the exterior area adjacent to the entrance, which features a fountain and seating.

Burley, Robert

37, 39 & 41 Heath Street West, Toronto

Exterior views of Victorian row houses originally built in the 1880s, altered in 1981. The house was first owned by Alfred Hoskin, a barrister, and is referred to in the Canadian Architect magazine issue for October 1985 as "Hoskin House".

4 Paramount Video 8s

File consists of 4 8mm videos by Paramount Home Video. Films include: Beverly Hills Cop, Star Trek III: The Search for Spok, Trading Places and Witness.

Munro, Allan

4 Pillars - 9/90

File contains notes for an address to the House of Commons by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney on the House Resolution with respect to Oka, Sept. 25, 1990 and a copy of "Building a New Relationship - the Native Agenda - 4 Pillars".

44-46 Castle Frank road, Toronto

Photograph of a series of semi-detached houses. A piece of paper taped on the back of the photograph gives the location, designer, owner and the award decision from the Canadian Housing Design Council in Ottawa: National Design Award 1969. The photographer's stamp gives the studio as: N. & H. Studio.

N. & H. Studio

45 Charles street East, Toronto

Black and white photographs of an office tower. 3 of the 4 photographs were printed by Panda Associates Photography and have the company's stamp on the verso.

Panda Associates Photography and Art Services

45, 47 and 49 Front street East, Toronto

2 contact sheets with 8 black and white images of the exterior and interior of 45 and 47 Front street, which comprise part of a larger commerical building originally constructed in 1872-3 by Walter Strickland. The cast iron front elevation is original; the interiors were refitted by Stone & Kohn in the early 1980s. Alternate titles include: Beardmore Building, Griffiths Building

505 Broadview avenue, Toronto

Photograph of the front lawn and porch of a house on Broadview Avenue. A concrete footpath has been laid from the sidewalk to the front porch, designed to circle around the base of a tree in the way.

Burrow, Gordon

59 Dunloe road, Toronto

Colour photographs, many adhered to a paper backing, of the exterior and interior of a private residence in Toronto, showing the renovations to the two storey brick home. Views include backyard deck, fireplace, doorhandles and stair rails.

70 University avenue, Toronto

1 photograph of the exterior of the office building and another of the interior lobby area. The interior view has been cut and adhered to a clear plastic backing, and bears the photographer's stamp for Applied Photography Ltd.

Applied Photography Ltd.

95 Wellington street west, Toronto

Illustrations of the office building at 95 Wellington Street West, and one photograph of the site plan. Stamp on verso of photographs gives the architectural firm as Pellow Architect. The building is part of the Toronto-Dominion Centre complex in downtown Toronto.

A. Andersen Offices

File contains photographs depicting interior views of Arthur Andersen offices. Shots feature computer workstations, office cubicles, a meeting room, and reception.

Burley, Robert

AFN - Treaty 4/92 Vol. II

File contains records related to the National Treaty Conference "Indigenous Treaties/Self-Determination" held April 6-9, 1992. Included in the file is correspondence, reports, addresses and associated materials related to the conference.

AFN Claims - 12/1997

File contains a program for the Assembly of First Nations National Land Claims Conference held in Quebec City November 5-6, 1997. Also in the file is a "Joint First Nations - Crown Task Force on Claims Policy Reform" (also found in the conference program) and "First Nations Independent Claims Commission Act" by Bruce Gilpin.

AFN Confed 3/91

File contains draft agenda and accompanying materials for the Confederacy of Nations Meeting held in Ottawa, Ontario on March 19-20th, 1991.

AFN Delg/May 2000

File contains records related to the Delgamuukw decision and the Canadian Government. Included in the file are:
1) Delgamuukw Implementation Committee background materials and meeting minutes
2) draft strategy framework on the recognition & affirmation of Aboriginal title
3) agendas and accompanying materials related to the May 6-7, 2000 Comprehensive Claims Strategy meeting and the May 8-9, 2000 joint AFN/DOJ/DIAND working session on comprehensive claims policy review
4) Correspondence and press releases
5) Assembly of First Nations - Canada's Comprehensive Claims Policy: The Need for Fundamental Change
6) News release re: Fraser Valley Blockade

AFN Treaty April 92

File contains records related to the National Treaty Conference "Indigenous Treaties/Self-Determination" held April 6-9, 1992. Included in the file is correspondence, reports, proposals, and other records related to the conference.

AFN Treaty Conf. 11/95

File contains records related to the National Treaty Gathering held November 21 - 23, 1995 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. File contains agendas, papers, correspondence and other records related to the gathering. There is also a copy of the National Treaty Conference book from the April 1992 gathering.

AFN-ICB - May 2001

File contains records related to the establishment of an Independent Claims Body. Included is correspondence between Matthew Coon Come, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations and Robert D. Nault, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development; Assembly of First Nations update: Independent Claims Body - AFN Confederacy report; and other records.

ARC Arena

File contains photographs depicting interior views of ARC Arena. Shots include a seating area adjacent to a bar, in addition to the arena itself.

Burley, Robert

Aboriginal Title & Comprehensive Claims conference

Conference kit for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) "Title & Comprehensive Claims Conference" held February 24-25, 1998 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It is unclear if all the materials were included in the kit or added later. Included in the file folder are:
1) Joint Statement on the Comprehensive Claims Policy, April 7, 1993
2) AFN Preliminary Assessment of the Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: RCAP Recommendations on Treaties, Lands and Resources, February 21, 1997
3) Extinguishing Extinguishment: Bringing an Era to an End by Ovide Mercredi, May 1995
4) Correspondence between Ministry of Indian and Northern Affairs and the Assembly of FIrst Nations
5) Federal Policy of the Settlement of Native Claims, March 1993
6) The Delgamuukw Case - What does it mean and what do we do now? by Melvin H. Smith Q.C., Feb. 10, 1998
7)Draft - Aboriginal Title and Comprehensive Claims Special Meeting notes
8) First Nations Summit - Analysis, Strategy and Statement on Delgamuukw, February 3, 1998
9) Newspaper and newspaper clippings
10) AFN Aboriginal Title & Comprehensive Claims conference report
11) background information and conference agenda

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