office buildings

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300007043

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  • Buildings constructed or used primarily for offices, which are spaces where business, administrative, or professional activities are conducted.

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office buildings

  • UF office building
  • UF buildings, office

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office buildings

62 Archival description results for office buildings

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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

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.

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.

Herald Building

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in purple and gold paint. Printed in gold lettering "T.H. McAllister, Manuf'g Optician, 49 Nassau Street, New York," and on the other side printed is "Herald Building, New York." Sticker on wood frame of a Y. There looks to be some pink newspaper framing the image, perhaps to hold it in place in the frame. Please note that research shows that the image does not look like other photographs of the New York Herald newspaper offices based in New York City. Image is of a building, in a square.

Vancouver, Bank of British Columbia

The HSBC Canada Building is a 23-storey office tower in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. It is located at 885 West Georgia Street. It houses HSBC Canada's headquarters. The skyscraper was originally built, on the site of the former Hotel Devonshire, as the headquarters of the Bank of British Columbia in 1987 by WZMH Architects. The building's lobby features a gigantic magnetically induced pendulum artwork.

Canadian Architect

Bramalea, Northern Electric Co. LTD.

Photographs of the exterior of a low-rise brick office complex on a manicured lawn. Stamps on the back of the photographs give the architect as Gordon S. Adamson & Associates and the photographer as N & H Studio. A piece of paper adhered to the verso has the following text: "Northern Electric Co. Ltd./ Toronto Branch Laboratory/ Bramalea, Ontario/ View looking South/ Gordon S. Adamson & Associates/ Architects". A similar paper appears on the second photo, except the view is looking West. Photograph 3 is a view of the main entrance and photograph 4 is a view looking north.

N. & H. Studio

Canadian Magazine building, 200 Adelaide street west, Toronto

Photograph of a six-story brick and beam office building. Built in 1913 for the manufacture of jewelry and ancillary industrial uses, renovated in 1980s by Dunlop Farrow Aitken Architects. The 1983 renovation was reviewed by Canadian Architect magazine in the December 1983 issue. This building was designated a Heritage Property by the City of Toronto in 2005.

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

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

Atria North

Photographs of the interior and exterior of a high-rise office building with large central atrium, first phase of a four building complex.

Spalding-Smith, Fiona

Bell Trinity square

Aerial view of a high-rise office building. Photographer's stamp visible through tissue on verso: Art James. One interior view showing a board room through a closed door.

James, Arthur

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

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 millwork, storage containers, desks and chairs (designed by the architect).

Wright, Bruce

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.

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.

Montreal, Le 2000 Peel

Artist's conception of the office complex at the corner of Peel Street and Maisonneuve Boulevard. The building was designed to be the world headquarters of the International Air Transportation Association.

Temple Building, Toronto

Contact sheet with four black and white images of the Temple building in Toronto, originally constructed in 1896. The building was Toronto's first skyscraper. Corresponding negatives: 2009.002.2393.

Gouinlock, George W., 1861-[1926-1927]

Toronto Hydro

File consists of 38 photographs of the interior of the Toronto Hydro building. Views include the reception desk, boardroom, meeting room, hallway and kitchen.

Burley, Robert

Nesbitt Burns offices

File consists of 9 images of the interior of the Nesbitt Burns offices. Views include workstations, offices, conference rooms and hallways. Designed by Dermott Sweeny architects.

Burley, Robert

Northstar

File consists of 8 images of the interior of an office building designed by Dermot Sweeny Architects (now Sweeny & Co. Architects Inc.). Views include meeting room, reception desk, kitchen, and waiting area.

Burley, Robert