North and Central America

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265 Archival description results for North and Central America

[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"

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.

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.

Village Terraces

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

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, The Qube (1333 West Georgia Street)

Recipient of the 1970-71 Design in Steel Award from the American Iron and Steel Institute.
This building was portrayed as the "Phoenix Foundation" in the TV series, MacGyver.
Fully renovated in 1990.
This building was built from the top down. The core was built first then steel was hung from cables at the top and floors were added all the way down. The first floor starts at the fourth level. Over the years the cables have stretched so that today a pencil might roll off your desk if you're not paying attention.
Converting to 180 condominiums by mid-2005.
Known as the Westcoast Transmission Building from 1969-2000 and Duke Energy Building from 2000-2004.
Address was changed from 1333 to 1383 West Georgia in 2005 following conversion to condos.

Fulker, John

Vancouver, Simons residence

Folder contains 4 black and white photographs of the interior of a private residence in West Vancouver, British Columbia. Folder also includes 1 colour photograph of an aerial view of the residence.

Pullan, Selwyn

Vancouver, Pacific Centre

Folder contains 1 b&w photograph of the Pacific Centre in Vancouver, B.C. The photograph is an exterior view of shopping mall, under construction.

Canadian Architect

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

Vancouver, Lansdell house

Folder contains 5 b&w photographs of the Lansdell House renovation. Architect was Fred Thornton Hollingsworth. CA Magazine January 1965. Part of FT Hollingsworth's portfolio.

Pullan, Selwyn

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

Vancouver, Hotel Europe

Hotel Europe is a six-story heritage building located at 43 Powell Street (at Alexander) in the Gastown area of Vancouver, British Columbia. The building was commissioned by hotelier Angelo Calori and built in 1908 - 1909 by Parr and Fee Architects. Situated on a triangular lot, the building is designed in the flatiron style. It was the first reinforced concrete structure to be built in Canada and the earliest fireproof hotel in Western Canada. Contractors had to be brought in from Cincinnati, Ohio for the necessary expertise; the Ferro-Concrete Construction Company began this project six years after constructing the first tall concrete building in the world.

With funding from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, the building was renovated in 1983 as affordable housing with A. Ingre and Associates as the project designers. The residential units are now managed by the Affordable Housing Society. A beer parlour formerly existed below the ground floor, which included areaways extending underneath the above sidewalks. To prevent a cave-in from the weight of pedestrians and above ground traffic, the City of Vancouver filled the areaway in with pea gravel at a cost of $215,000, which presumably can be easily removed in the event of future restoration.
The Hotel Europe was one of the filming location for the suspense movie The Changeling. In it, the building houses the Seattle Historical Society, but the hotel sign can be seen on the right side facade of the building in some takes. Some scenes are set on its spectacular roof terrace.

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, Hornby Court

Folder contains a photograph of a drawing of Hornby Court in Vancouver, B.C. The architecture firm was the Buttjes Group: Architects & Planners of Vancouver, B.C.

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, Grant residence

Folder contains 3 b&w photographs of the Smith Residence in South Delta, B.C. The architect was John Kay who is known for his organic architecture. Photographs are from CA Magazine September 1970.

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, Graham residence

Folder contains 6 b&w photographs of the Graham Residence in West Vancouver, B.C. featured in CA Magazine July 1966. Architect was Arthur Erikson. The architectural marvel that Arthur Erickson has credited with kick-starting his career is in danger of being torn down. "The David Graham house in 1963 launched my reputation as the architect you went to when you had an impossible site, Erickson is quoted as saying in 1988's The Architecture of Arthur Erickson."

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ouno/3551583809/ http://blog.ounodesign.com/2009/05/20/goodbye-arthur-erickson/

Fulker, John

Vancouver, Forrest residence

Folder contains 3 b&w photographic prints of the Forrest Residence in Vancouver, B.C. The residence was designed by Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners, Architects Engineers Planners. In a website pertaining to the photographer Selwyn Pullan, it features the architecture of numerous west-coast architects."His shot of Ron Thompson Forrest residence in West Vancouver makes it look like a living creature about to spring into the sky."
"As a body of work, his photos of Vancouver's modern architectural movement are a one-of-a-kind treasure trove, the primary photographic history of the heyday of Vancouver modernism."

http://blog.ounodesign.com/2009/08/22/vancouvers-architectural-photographer-selwyn-pullan/

Pullan, Selwyn

Vancouver, Forbes residence

File consists of 1 b&w photograph of the Forbes Residence in Vancouver, B.C. Architect was James K.M. Cheng. Appears to have been used in the June 1980 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, Filberg house

Filberg House is an ethereal, glass-walled pavilion with undulating 14-foot ceilings and views that stretch across mountains, water and a seemingly infinite sky. The residence, hailed in a 1961 issue of Canadian Homes magazine as ''the most fabulous house in Canada,'' was an important early project of Arthur Erickson, the globe-trotting Vancouver architect whose recent work includes the Museum of Glass that opened last July in Tacoma, Wash.

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/03/23/arts/art-architecture-canada-s-most-fabulous-house-makes-a-comeback.html?sec=&spon=&pagewanted=all

Scott, Simon

Vancouver, False Creek

Folder consists of a number of photographs of the False Creek townhouses and the surroudning urban landscape. Many of the photographs contain caption and information for articles on the back.

Fulker, John

Vancouver, F.P housing project

This dense 100 unit public housing project will provide for single parent families and low income larger families. The idea is to integrate families with similar needs and life styles and to help to minimize stresses associated with public housing.

CA Magazine May 1972

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, Era townhouses

Folder consists of 5 b&w photographic prints of the Era Townhouses in Vancouver, B.C. The architecture firm on the project was Hawthorn Mansfield Towers Architects of Vancouver. The owner of the townhouses project was Werner Kahn. The project received an honour award from Canadian Architect magazine in June 1980.

Bryan, Jack

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

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, Danto house

Folder contains 6 black and white photographic prints of the Danto Residence. The concept of the Danto house was a grand staircase-- a series of terraces following the slope of the site. Architect was Arthur Erikson.

Schiffer, Fred S.

Vancouver, Dalby residence

Folder contains 4 b&w photographs of the Dalby residence in Vancouver, B.C. This water front home was built on a rock ledge to avoid disturbing the natrual gorwth and to necessitate little rock blasting. The architect was Fred Thornton Hollingsworth.

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

Vancouver, Blackcomb

This building features western Red Cedar as its main material and reveals it's flexibility. In the Blackcomb style, this material is extremely durable and can withstand the variable conditions of the mountain.

Canadian Architect

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

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

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

Vancouver, Bayles house

Credit photograph to Fred S. Schiffer, Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society.
The architect was inspired by the Japanese style SUKIYA, which means to bring harmony to a composition of disparate materials found in the rough.

Schiffer, Fred S.

Vancouver, Barnett house

Verso: This attractive residence, owned by Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Barnett of Burnaby BC, earned an Award of Excellence for its designers Fred Thornton Hollingsworth and Barry Vance Downs in the recently concluded Canadian Wood Design Awards program of 1965. According to the judges, "traditional West Coast Materials, in the form of rough cedar boards, with carefully selected finishes, have provided an elegant and empathetic dwelling." The awards program was sponsored by the National Design Council and the Federal Department of Industry in association with the Canadian Wood council.

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, BC Skytrain station

Construction of the original skytrain line began on March 1, 1982 under the Social Credit government of Bill Bennett,who inaugurated the system at Waterfront Station. SkyTrain was conceived as a legacy project of Expo 86 and the first line was finished in 1985 in time to showcase the fair's theme: "Transportation and Communication: World in Motion ? World in Touch".SkyTrain opened on December 11, 1985 with free weekend service, and entered full revenue service on January 3, 1986.Commuter station; part of Greater Vancouver's Advanced Light Rapid Transit system. Article published in Canadian Architect magazine also contains photos., secns., site plan, dets., sketches.

Perspective 5 photography & design Ltd

Vancouver, 7235 Arbutus Place

Winner of Award for Residential Design 1971. Owner: Mr. & Mrs. HP Brasso. Extract from jury report: "A large house on a magnificent site... the planning, materials and form are well used to support the grand nature of the interior spaces and vistas to the sea".

Fulker, John

Vancouver, 6350 Alma St

Winner of Award for Residential Design 1971. Owners: Mr. & MRS. B.C. Cobanli. Extract from jury report: " An exelent open-planned house... sky lights allow light to flood into rooms; cosy alcoves and depressed floors offset wide open speces".

Roaf, John

Vancouver, 6028 Eagleridge Dr

Canadian Housing Design Council Award for Residential Design 1971. Extract from jury report: "Subtle and beautifully proportioned forms and openings frame the views and the sense of exhilaration is heighened by cantilevered spaces and decks". Owners: Mr & Mrs David Catton.

Fulker, John

Vancouver, 5177 Sarita Place

Winner of Award for Residential Design 1971. Extract from jury report: "... materials and form relate sympathetically to the tall trees retained on the site... a sensitive siting and solution for a house which makes the most of the natural amentities of forest and stream".

Boutry, Bryan

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, 2970 Roseberry Street

Canadian Housing Design Council Winner, Award for Residential Design 1971. " An outstanding example of how a simple design ('L" shape) can be set to achieve maximum privacy and capture the joys of site and sun".

Fulker, John

Vancouver, 2131 Riverside Drive / Kiyooka residence

Folder contains 6 b&w photographs of the Kiyooka residence in Vancouver, B.C. A residence for artist Roy Kenzie Kiyooka and his wife Monica Kiyooka. Winner ward for residential design 1971 from the Canadian Housing Design Council. The designer of the residence was Mrs. Monica Kiyooka.
Caption on verso: "A delightful house which takes full advantage of a forest-river orientation...an open, stepped, plan with soaring spaces."

Pullan, Selwyn

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/

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

Toronto, Sutton Place hotel

Photograph of the Sutton Place Hotel, taken from the corner of Bay and St. Joseph Streets, looking South on Bay Street. Two car dealerships are visible on opposite sides of the street, advertising car brands Imperial, Chrysler, Dodge, Plymouth, Valiant.

Jowett, Henry Roger

Toronto, Queen's Quay Terminal building

Exterior views of terminal building after conversion to multi-purpose building, from the water and interior views of south atrium with shopping concourse. One architectural drawing with caption: Architectural rendering of Terminal Warehouse façade when Queen's Quay Terminal at York is completed. One reprint of a newspaper photo of the terminal building when still in use as railroad terminal and offices of CN Rail.

Spalding-Smith, Fiona

Toronto, Hilton Hotel

Architect's model for a hotel tower on the South side of Queen Street, situated across from Nathan Phillips Square and Toronto City Hall. Published in an article in Canadian Architect magazine indicating this was the winning design. The location is now home to the Four Seasons Sheraton Hotel.

Jowett, Roger

Toronto, 250/260/270 Queen's Quay West

Photoprint of model buildings. 1 photograph is airview of the constructed buildings. Verso: The Canadian Architect Magazine 1985 Award of Exellence to James A. Murray, Norman Hotson, Alfred C. Roberts. B&W. photograph of the buildings and York Quay Park at lake Ontario.

Spalding-Smith, Fiona

Toronto Stock Exchange building

Photograph of a model design proposed for the redevelopment of the old stock exchange building. The design included a tower with 13 storeys of office space and 11 storeys of condominiums. The design was never implemented, and instead the Ernst & Yonge Tower was constructed on the site.

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

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

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)

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.

Single family home renovation

Interior views of a remodelled 3-storey, semi-detached Victorian home, showing hallways with transom windows, stairwells, kitchen banquettes, shower stalls, and one exterior view of a Juliet balcony.

Burley, Robert

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