North and Central America

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1000001 Map of North and Central America

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Vancouver, Lloyd residence

Folder contains 7 b&w photographs of the Lloyd Residence, Vancouver, B.C. The tightly planned house of 1,120 square feet was designed for private outdoor living on a standard city lot. Large individual rooms were made possible by placing hall-ways with a small central passage core. A large wooden deck opens off the living room overlooking the main front garden and reflecting pool. Architecture firm responsible for the project was Erikson/Massey Architects of Vancouver, B.C. Each of the photographs contains a caption with information about the residence.

Pullan, Selwyn

Maple Ridge, Municipal Town Hall

Folder contains photographic prints of the Maple Ridge Municipal Hall & Plaza in B.C. The architecture firm responsible for the project was Henriquez and Partners Architects of Vancouver, B.C.

Canadian Architect

North Vancouver, Pacific Marine Training Institute (265 West Esplanade Street)

Black and white image of exterior of the Pacific Marine Training Institute (now British Columbia Institute of Technology: Marine Campus). Caption attached to photo: The Pacific Marine Training Institute building, an integral part of North Vancouver's Lonsdale Quay development, recently received recognition for design excellence from the Architectural Institute of B.C.

James, Arthur

Campbelton, Sugarloaf Senior High School

Side view, showing brick building set into the side of a hill. A note adhered to the verso gives the name, architect, owner, contractor and details about the judges' remarks for the building, which was submitted for a design competition.

Fargo-Moorehead Cultural Centre Bridge, project, Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead, Minnesota, South elevation

Illustration of a bridge, with various other sketches of bridges around the borders of the image and the text: "(Colour illustration from the cover of the forthcoming issue of Architectural Monographs: 5 Michael Graves.)" The original drawing is graphite and crayon on yellow paper, done in 1978, in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The bridge was designed as a replacement for a vehicular bridge spanning the Red River, connecting Minnesota and North Dakota.

London, Lloyds building

Small photograph adhered to clear plastic showing exterior of a skyscraper, sometimes referred to as the "Inside-Out Building" because many of its pipes and conduits are exterior to the building. The building was the topic of a critique of office buildings with exposed structures in the February 1987 issue of Canadian Architect magazine titled "Exposing High Tech". The Llyod's building is sometimes

Chatham, Blessed Sacrament Church

Interior view, showing pews and altar flanked by a statue of the Virgin and Child and a tapestry. The walls are plain, rounded concrete. A piece of paper adhered to the back of the photograph reads: "RAMBUSCH Designers, Craftsmen an Lighting Engineers/ Forty West Thurteenth Street, New York, N. Y. 10011/ Blessed Sacrament Church/ Chatham, Ontario/ W. J. Storey, Architect/ Furnishings by Rambush - Toronto."

London, Masonville Place Mall

Article shows the mall under construction. The mall is constructed of poured concrete and structural steel with brick facing, and will have room for 128 retail stores with anchor stores occupied by Eaton's, Sears and Loblaws. The public mall areas are designed with marble floors, interior landscaping and a large central skylight.

Unionville, Heritage Village

Exterior view of single-storey row houses, in winter. A sticker on the back of the photograph reads: "Honorable Mention/ Heritage Village/ Highway #7/ Unionville, Ontario/ Napev Construction Ltd.,/ Sievenpiper, Architects". Residential complex for senior citizens, part of the larger Unionville Home Society campus. See http://www.uhs.on.ca/

Burlington, Shopping Centre

View of a patio on the second storey of an outdoor shopping centre. A small sign in the window indicates that this space was leased by the Toronto Dominion Bank, probably as part of a branch office. The image is printed in Canadian Architect magazine's October 1958 issue [p.57], which profiled 7 shopping malls. This centre was constructed with a steel frame and flexcore slab floors, and a concrete foundation.

Panda Photography

Ottawa, Lester B. Pearson building

Photograph of the exterior of a government office building occupied by the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and its courtyard/entrance decoration. A piece of paper adhered to the verso of the photograph identifies the subject as the Haida sculpture in front of the building.

Mosher, Murray

Steinbach, Manitoba Mennonite museum

Folder contains 4 photographs of the exterior of a red barn, one with doors open showing a trolley car stored inside, and one wide shot showing a brown and white windmill in the foreground. The black and white photograph is a close shot of the barn with doors open showing a trolley car.

Canadian Architect

Montreal, La Comédie-Canadienne theatre

Photographs of the renovation of the former Radio-City cinema in Montreal. It was purchased by Gratien Gélinas for La Comédie-Canadienne in 1957 and renovated by André Blouin.

La Comédie-Canadienne was active from 1958-1969. The company produced Canadian and Québecois theatre, dance and music productions. The company closed down in 1973 and its theatre became the permanent home of the of Theatre du Noveau Monde (http://www.tnm.qc.ca).

Taillefer, Paul

Moulinette, Christ Church

Photograph of a nineteenth century clapboard church with bell tower which was removed from its location (pictured) due to the rising waters of the St. Lawrence seaway. (Information from typewritten caption pasted on verso.) The area being submerged was one of the earliest settled in Upper Canada and a key battle site during the War of 1812. This church was preserved as part of Upper Canada Village (Morrisburg, Ontario), a restored historic village operated as a museum and recreation area.

Capital Press Service

Harder house

Exterior views of a house. "Harder House" inscribed on all versos. Stamped "JOSEPH BAKER ARCHITECT / 1500 SHERBROOKE STREET WEST - MONTREAL25, QUE."

Montreal, Le Château Champlain - Place du Canada

Photographs of the exterior of the building, as well as interiors of L'Escapade and Caf' Conc' (dining areas). The 38 floor hotel is known today as the Marriott Chateau Champlain Hotel.
The interior of the hotel was designed by David T Williams (New York) and Earle A Morrison (Vancouver).

Canada Pacific

Montreal, La Cour Notre Dame

Photographs of the exterior of the building showing the historic facade and renovated courtyard, as well as interior shots of typical rooms in the apartments. Part of a renovation project begun in 1985.

Studio K-3

Lachute, St. Andrews East , Long Sault Woodcraft Co.

Item is a photograph of the Long Sault Woodcraft Co., and office building attached to factory production, designed together as one complex. The office building was constructed mainly of wood with the company acting as general contractor and created the mill-work, storage containers, desks and chairs (designed by the architect, Guy Desbarats).

Wright, Bruce

Centre Eaton de Montréal

Photograph of an illustration of the building before completion. A piece of paper adhered to the back of the photograph reads "The $50-million Eaton Centre will feature 244 retail outlets, siz movie theatres and underground parking for 525 cars."

Montreal, BNP Paribas Tower

Photograph of a model design for the office tower. From a typewritten description taped to the verso of the photograph: Maquette of the new office complex which will be built by Louis Dreyfus Properties on McGill College Avenue. The first tower, to be located at the corner of Maisonneuve Boulevard and McGill College, will become the BNP tower.

Applied Photography Ltd.

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