North and Central America

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1000001 Map of North and Central America

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266 Archival description results for North and Central America

Straw House, Montreal

File consists of 48 photographs of the interior and exterior of a Montreal home built of straw bales with a stucco surface. The home at 2203 Lartigue was designed by architect Julia Bourke, the homeowner, and built in 1998. Views include the kitchen, dining room, exterior, living room, details, and portraits of the architect.

Burley, Robert

Quadrangle Architects: 6 projects

File consists of 32 photographs of projects completed by Quadrangle Architects in Toronto. These include: 5 Rosehill, GAP Bloor Street, St. James (King and Jarvis), the Candy Factory lofts, Toronto Film Studios, G & W, and the Duke condos.

Burley, Robert

Halifax house

File consists of 21 images of the interior and exterior of a 2-story farmhouse with barn and surrounding gardens. Views include kitchen, bathrooms, living room, barn, garden, and home exterior.

Burley, Robert

Stereographs, United States of America

File consists of stereographs and stereographic sets depicting scenes, famous location,s and structures from the United States, such as bridges, parks, and mountains.

54 Stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.
28 Stereoscopic photographs by F.J. Jarvis
16 Stereoscopic photographs by Strohmeyer & Wyman
47 Stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood
25 Stereoscopic photographs by Kilburn Brothers, 44 in association with James M. Davis
12 Stereoscopic photographs by H.C. White Co.
7 Stereoscopic photographs by C. Bierstdat
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Geo. Barker
7 Stereoscopic photographs by Stiff Bros.
15 Stereoscopic photographs by Caswell & Davy
4 Stereoscopic photographs by International Stereoscopic View Co.
4 Stereoscopic photographs by G. W. Pach
2 Stereoscopic photographs by G. F. Sproule
8 Stereoscopic photographs by Universal View Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Robinson
3 Stereoscopic photographs by J.J. Reilly
3 Stereoscopic photographs by J. G. Rory
3 Stereoscopic photographs by Liberty Brand-Stereo Views
3 Stereoscopic photographs by The Whiting View Co.
3 Stereoscopic photographs by Jas. Esson
14 Stereoscopic photographs by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co.; 1 separately by E. Anthony
11 Stereoscopic photographs by L.E. Walker
2 Stereoscopic photographs by C.L. Pond
4 Stereoscopic photographs by A. L. Wiswell
2 Stereoscopic photographs by W. M. Chase
2 Stereoscopic photographs by B.C. Kinney
2 Stereoscopic photographs by C. W. Carter
4 Stereoscopic photographs by B. A. Crum & Son
7 Stereoscopic photographs by J. G. Parks
11 Stereoscopic photographs by J. J. Cook
2 Stereoscopic photographs by R. I. Seddons
7 Stereoscopic photographs by James Cremer
3 Stereoscopic photographs by W. G. Chamberlain & Sold by John B. Sisty, 2 sold separately by John B. Sisty
5 Stereoscopic photographs by Ketchum & Co.
3 Stereoscopic photographs by A. G. Grant
1 Stereoscopic photograph by J. W. & J. S. Moulton
1 Stereoscopic photograph by W. M. Notman
1 Stereoscopic photograph by W.D. Gates & Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Woodward Stereoscopic Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Illingworth & McLeish
1 Stereoscopic photograph by D. Barnum
1 Stereoscopic photograph by M.E. Brown
1 Stereoscopic photograph by H.S. Simon
5 Stereoscopic photographs by T.W. Ingersoll
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Ackermamn Bro's
1 Stereoscopic photograph by U.S. Stereoscopic Co.
5 Stereoscopic photographs by Webster & Albee
1 Stereoscopic photograph by A. Boisseau
2 Stereoscopic photographs by C.H. Shute & Son
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Moran & Storey
1 Stereoscopic photograph by W. H. Jacoby
1 Stereoscopic photograph by E. J. Wardwell & Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Gates, R. R.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Brubaker & Whitesides
1 Stereoscopic photograph by L. Parkinson
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Fay & Barney
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Alfred S. Campbell
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Richard Behrndt
1 Stereoscopic photograph by J. Carbutt
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Mayer & Cohen
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Boehl & Koenig
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Thomas Houseworth & Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Charles A. Zimmerman
1 Stereoscopic photograph by W. R. Cross
4 Stereoscopic photographs by C. W. Woodward
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Universal Photo Art Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Art Nouveau (Palentino) Stereograph
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Union View Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Heywood
1 Stereoscopic photograph by John Moran
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Henry W. Osgood
1 Stereoscopic photograph by J. Loeffler
1 Stereoscopic photograph by John P. Soule
1 Stereoscopic photograph by H. H. Bennett
2 Stereoscopic photographs by William H. Rau
1 Stereoscopic photograph by J. A. W. Pittman
1 Stereoscopic photograph C. M. Marsh
2 Stereoscopic photographs by M. F. Bixby
1 Stereoscopic photograph by J. B. Linn
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Griffith & Griffith
2 Stereoscopic photographs by U. H. Patterson
1 Stereoscopic photograph by H. L. Toles View Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by L. D. & Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by J. N. Wilson & Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by B. F. Childs
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Hurd & Ward
1 Stereoscopic photograph by N. W. Pease
1 Stereoscopic photograph by North Western View Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by George Scripture
1 Stereoscopic photograph by C. K. Burns
1 Stereoscopic photograph by L. B. Curtis & Co's Camp
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Lovejoy & Foster
1 Stereoscopic photograph by T. G. Richardson
1 stereoscopic photograph by M. Rieder
15 Stereoscopic photographs by Rocky Mountain Curio Co.
11 Stereoscopic photographs by John Schedig & Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by A. C. Co
224 Stereoscopic photographs by unidentified publishers
1 series of stereocards by an unidentified publisher
2 series by Underwood & Underwood(1 specifically on Yosemite Valley)

Garden Court Apartments

Exterior photographs of an art-deco low-rise apartment building in a manicured landscape, with ivy-covered cottages behind the main gate. Completed around 1939-41, this apartment complex covers a 5.5-acre site located in the Leaside nieghbourhood of Toronto at 1477 Bayview Avenue. The apartment buildings are grouped around a large, central courtyard, landscaped by Dunington-Grubb and Stensson. The building plans eliminated long corridors by having separate entrances and stairways serving four to six apartments, and each apartment extends from one side of the building to the other. Architectural drawings for The Garden Court Apartments are in the Page and Steele Collection at the Archives of Ontario. Five original drawings for the landscape survive in the Dunington-Grubb/Stensson Collection at the University of Guelph.

Kettle, John

Vancouver, 4001 Mt. Seymour Pkwy

Winner of 1974 CHDC. Jury comments: "Sensitivity to form, exellent siting with good circulation combine to create both unit and community scale very appropriate to the setting. Neighbourhoods are visually identified by use of colour changes. Although these houses are attached, there isa walkway from front to back for each unit plus a separate basement entry.

Roaf, John

Vancouver, John Grinnell residence

Folder contains 3 b&w photographs of the John Grinnell Residence of Vancouver, B.C. The residence was the 1964 Massey award.The architecture firm responsible for the project was Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners, Architects, Engineers, Planners.

Pullan, Selwyn

Bowen Island, residence

This folder consists of photographs of the Bowen Island residence. Situated on two acres of a rocky island near Vancouver, the house consists of four connecting pavilions, design to give privacy to the owners while accommodating servants, guests and grandchildren. The design is Massey Medal winner of 1965. The review article was published in Canadian Architect in February 1965, p. 55. There are some B&W photos and a drawing plan of the residence.

Pullan, Selwyn

Vancouver, Beaton residence

Folder consists of 4 black and white photographs of the Beaton Residence located in West Vancouver, B.C in
September 1971. The architect on the project was Arthur Mudry.

Pullan, Selwyn

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

Laval, Papineau house

Photograph of the interior of the house. Owned by Andre Benjamin Papineau. Federal heritage building; art gallery. House was build for Montreal architect Andre Benjamin Papineau is located on a river edge. Materials of the house; fieldstone, red cider. Furniture designed be Papineau, except chairs.

Samulewitz, Hans

Avoca Apartments

Building located at 10 Avoca Ave in Summerhill neighbourhood of Toronto, Canada. File contains 3 photographs and 1 typed note describing the apartment development: 2 exterior views of the two residential towers and 1 interior view. Stamped by the photographer: Panda photography, and one of the prints is also stamped with the Canadian Housing Design Council logo.

Panda/Croydon Associates

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

Westmount Square

Exterior view of office buildings within Westmount Square, Montréal. The four buildings, two of which are residential, were designed by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The complex opened on December 13, 1967. (www.wikipedia)

Jowett, H.R.

St. Lawrence neighbourhood, Toronto - MISSING

Aerial views of the St. Lawrence neighbourhood, a group of townhouses clustered around interior loop roads buffered from adjacent traffic arteries by higher density apartments containing street level retail arcades and with a linear promenade park strip along its entire length. The images were reproduced in an article on the St. Lawrence neighbourhood in the June 1981 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

Vancouver, Bayshore apartments

Folder consists of 4 photographic prints of the outside of the Bayshore Apartment complex. The building is attributed to Henriquez and Partners Architects, 322 Water Street, Vancouver, B.C.

Otte, Gary

RCAF WWII album

Blue cover with gold embossed letters- "Scrap Book." Bound with black string. White pages, photographs mounted photo corners or glue. Notation in black ink. Photographs are snapshots of people in front of buildings, street scenes, houses, streetcars, a transmitter station, soldiers, air force, Bolton Abbey, Bernard Castle, and other sites.
Other materials include a postcard of Robbins Drug Store in New Brunswick, five telegrams from Allan Jackson, four newspaper articles about wireless operators, three articles about women entering the Royal Canadian Air Force, a booklet from Westminster Abbey entitled "Westminster Memories," and eleven small souvenir picture cards featuring different interiors, a brochure called "What's on and Where to Go in Glasgow," a pamphlet about the Castle of Edinburgh, a letter from Allan Jackson to his wife Mrs. G.A. Jackson in Montreal, a map of London, a London Underground map, two London transport day tickets, and several pamphlets from various sites in London.

California and Utah album

Leather edged cover, detached binding. Contains photographs and pressed flowers. Lengthy notations in black ink. More of a journal with photographs. Vast majority of pages are blank.

Themes of photographs include early trains and railways, portraits, scenic views.

Includes some loose photographs and pressed flowers; also includes printed photographic reproductions from journals adhered to pages;
Sites include: Catalina Isl, Mualon Bay.

[Ontario: dumping rocks]

glossy gsp with white border. Dump truck dumping pieces of rock in a pile at the edge of a river near a small bridge. Verso bottom right, black ink stamp: "C.A. Love Druggist, Jun 8 - 1944, Ingersoll, Ont. Guaranteed Photo Finishing." Verso bottom left, pencil: "5"

WWI family album

Brown cloth cover with gold embossed letters- "Photographs." Black pages with photographs mounted with glue. Notation on photo borders with black ink. Sewn binding. Photographs are mostly family snapshots of people, sometimes with automobiles or in uniform from the Northcote family. Also included are images of golfing, bridges, fishing, horse riding, camping, farms, cattle, sheep, chicken coops, horse drawn sleigh, the beach, trees, houses, dogs, trains, children, biking, deer and wagons. Three newspaper articles are pasted in. One about the Northcote family (mother, six sons and two daughters) all serving in the war, one about Pte. Wm. Clements dying in battle, and one of Corporal Northcote being the first Royal Engineer to be awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal.

Midtown New York City, N.Y.

matte gsp with white border. Aerial view of NYC. Signage on buildings reads: "Macy's," "Gimbel's," "Baltman and Co.," "Park Central Hotel." Recto caption in white at bottom of image: "(0506-876A-8)(3-16-33-1:30P)(12-2000) MIDTOWN NEW YORK CITY, N.Y."

Portraits and houses album

Red leather cover. Spine detaching from cover. Black pages.

Themes include portraits, houses and churches, farm life, early cameras, early cars, early trains, early bikes, steamboats, waterscapes.

Includes a photograph of the steamboat Argyle [formerly The Empress of India, built in 1876; rebuilt/renamed in 1899/1902 (conflict among sources); renamed Frontier in 1912]. See < maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca > search "Argyle steamboat".

Vancouver, Edgemont Terrace

Folder consists of 4 b&w photographs of Edgemond Terrace in Vancouver, B.C. The architects on the project were Wilding & Norman S. Jones, M.A.I.B.C., President.

Mr. Jones received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of British Columbia in 1957. Later he was awarded the B.C. Electric Post Graduate Fellowship for study in Europe. Mr. Jones became a registered member of the Architectural Institute of B.C. and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada in May 1960. He has been in private practise continuously
since that time.

Awards and Recognitions:

Canadian Housing Design Council Awards
Edgemont Terraces, North Vancouver, BC

Fulker, John

Cloverdale, Dogwood Gardens

The folder consists of 4 b&w photographs of Dogwood Gardens at 5850 177b Street is an 86 unit complex in the heart of Cloverdale. This complex boasts many great features for families including an outdoor pool, clubhouse, fish pond, putting green, playground, plenty of gardens and greenspace. Close to shopping, transit, restaurants, schools and parks.
Dogwood Gardens was the Canadian Housing Design Council winner of the award for Residential design in 1971. Caption on verso: "A fine example of medium density housing. The random placing of blocks around four activity areas offer unit variety and identity with special inner spaces. Although a number of different materials and forms are used this is done with great skill and there is a consistant and unified whole to the housing."

Boutry, Bryan

Vancouver, Denman Place

CHDC Winner of Award for Residential Design 1971
Verso: "An excellent mixed-use complex of housing, shops, restaurants, theatre and hotel space which relates well to its urban setting and serves as a catalyst for the improved development of the area." Developer of the project was Confederation Life Assurance Co. of Toronto, Ontario. Designers were Norman S. Jones, MRAIC of Vancouver and James A. Murray, FRAIC of Toronto, Ontario.

Pullan, Selwyn

Vancouver, Choklit Park townhouses

A winner of the Canadian Architect award of excellence in 1983, the Choklit Park Townhouse project comprises four townhouses on a 15 by 33m site. This site, which has a 15m vertical drop, overlooks downtown, False Creek and the North Shore mountains. Folder also contains 1 colour photograph taken of the Choklit Park Townhouses in October 1985.

Sherlock, John

Port Moody, Cecile Drive residence

Typed note on verso:
NATIONAL DESIGN AWARD 1969
This condominium housing - a pioneer of it's kind in BC, through the simple use of local materials and good siting achieves a very natural architectural character. The retention of treed areas, the consideration of grading for access, and siting for views, indicate the high degree of attention given to living considerations. The suites are well planned. The vertical stacking of the suites was necessitated by requirements in the early BC strata titles act concerning individual ownership which have since been changed. Good housing provided at a reasonable cost.

Central Mortgage & Housing Corporation

Vancouver, Bedford Glen

The folder consists of one black and white photograph of The Bedford Glen. The Bedford Glen (Annau Associates, 1976) is a remarkable ensemble that won several architectural awards. It's such a strange building, almost wedding-cake in its exuberance with those arches and a remarkable bridge spanning its units, underpasses, and overpasses, yet it holds together.

Canadian Architect

Alexandra Park housing cooperative

Two photographs of the exterior of a low-rise public housing development. Built between 1964-68 by the Ontario Housing Corporation. The housing complex is located in the city block bounded by Dundas Street, Spadina Avenue, Queen Street West and Bathurst Street. A stamp on the back of the photograph gives the photographer as Roger Jowett.

Jowett, Roger

Brimley Acres

Exterior view of a mid-rise apartment building. Photograph is stamped "Photograph by Leonard Tomiczek Photography", and also "Received Mar 2 1961 Jackson Ypes Associates".

Tomiczek, Leonard

Village Terraces

Illustration of a housing complex with brick high-rise tower and townhouses, constructed at 260 Heath Street West in Toronto.

Canadian Architect

The Towne

Exterior views of a high-rise apartment building with concrete balconies, and one photograph of the model. One photograph of the streetcorner (in colour) shows a 3-dimensional geometrical sign.

Panda/Croydon Associates

Nash house

Interior and exterior views of a single family dwelling, a Queen Anne Victorian townhouse with third storey addition and 1960s interior remodeling. Rounded, stuccoed walls and wood panneling can be found in the interior.

Jones, Edward

Clintwood co-operative

Photograph of a low-rise residential co-operative housing complex located at 1974 Victoira Park Avenue in Toronto. A piece of paper adhered to the verso of the photograph gives deails of the 1962 CHDC National Award competition for Multiple housing.

Newton, Neil

Flemingdon Park apartments

Photographs of the exterior of a planned community in Toronto, with both high rise and townhouse structures. Views of the highrise block under construction. One interior view of a living room and dining room inside one of the two-storey townhouses.

Green, Seymour

King's Landing

Architect's model and exterior view of finished high rise residential condominium located at 480 Queens Quay West in Toronto, designed with stepped levels and walls of glass windows.

Lenscape Incorporated

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.

McCleary Towers

Photograph of the exterior of a high rise apartment building that has been retrofitted by Westeel. The new exterior cladding is advertised as thermally efficient and durably constructed, and was featured in a Spec Sheet for Preformed Metal Siding in Canadian Architect magazine for July 1985.

Toronto, Tartu College [student residence]

Exterior view of a high rise residential building. A piece of paper adhered to verso gives details of the Canadian Housing Design Council Award for Residential Design that this building received in 1971. Extract from Jury report: "The jury admired the planning approach which resulted in the living groups formed by the plan of this building. It is a good, competant structure which is clean in appearance, positive and strong. Its relationship to the street is very good." Designer: Elmar Tampold, J. Malcolm Wells Architects. The building is located at the corner of Bloor Street and Madison Avenue in Toronto and is a co-ed housing complex for post-secondary students, founded by the Estonian community in Toronto.

Panda/Croydon Associates

Montreal, Montreal Life building

In the Canadian Architect article in which this image was published, the building design is discussed as an example of a sensitive revival of past architecture with a modernist aesthetic.

Associated Commercial Photographers Ltd.

Harbour Terrace, Queen's Quay

Photographs of the architect's models. This building was given an Award of Merit by the Governor General's Awards for Architecture in 1990, and an Award of Excellence by the Ontario Association of Architects Awards in 1988.

Applied Photography Ltd.

Canada Trust building

Height approx. 263.0m, completed 1968. Building is located at 110 Yonge Street in Toronto. View of the main entrance. This building was designated a heritage property in 1990.

Panda Associates Photography and Art Services

Martinez house, Saint-Bruno

Photograph of the exterior, side-view, in winter. A sticker adhered to the back of the photograph reads: "Distinction en architecture 1982/ La résidence Martinez-Camps/ Jorge Martinez-Camps"

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, Cormier House

The house Cormier built for himself (1930-31) in the Golden Square Mile, an elegant Montréal neighbourhood. Cormier experimented with a variety of styles in the house: Art deco on the facade, monumental on one side and more modernist in the back. Cormier created most of the furniture, with remaining pieces acquired at the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes in Paris

Merrett, Brian

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