File 2009.002.874 - Vancouver, Nelson Towers (1230-1260 Nelson Street)

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Vancouver, Nelson Towers (1230-1260 Nelson Street)

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  • [May] 1972 (Creation)
    Roaf, John

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2 photographs : b&w

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Two perspectives of the exterior of Nelson Towers in Vancouver, British Columbia. Winner of Award for Residential Design 1971 from the Canadian Housing Design Council. Designer was Erickson/Massey Architects of Vancouver, B.C. Developer of project was Sam & Paul Heller of Vancouver, B.C.

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001: Small tear along edge of print. Emulsion layer missing in centre of print. Finger print damage to photographic coating. Minor creasing throughout. 002: Minor creasing along edge.

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John Roaf Photography. Vancouver, B.C.

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Handwritten in pen on verso: May 72, Nelson Towers, Vancouver, Erickson/Massey (arch). Photographer's stamp on verso. Architectual firm's stamp on verso. Typed notes for Canadian Architect attached to verso.

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Verso: caption with detailed information about Award for Residential Design 1971
Multiple housing: Nelson Towers, Vancouver. Canadian architect, 1972 May, v.17, no.5, p.42-43.

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