File 363 - Birks Building

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Birks Building

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CA CAC 1-3-363

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Statement of scale (cartographic)

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  • February 1929-September 1929 (Creation)

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162 drawings : 12 ink on linen, 70 pencil on paper, 79 blueprints, 1 photostat
3 photographs

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File consists of architectural drawings for retail store and office building (basement, 4 floors; brick; terracotta; marble; concrete frame) and 3 photographs (1 perspective, 2 finished exteriors). Drawings include:
1 sketch drawing: candlesticks
2 presentation drawings: exterior perspectives
27 development drawings: floor plans, roof plan, elevations, sections, wall section, coping, lighting
15 working drawings: footings, foundation and reinforcement plan, floor plans, roof plan, elevations, sections
58 detail drawings: floor plans, elevations, structure, vault, marble work, entrances, fixtures, stairs, staircase, elevator shaft, windows, terracotta, doors, trims, lighting, fittings, partitions, bronzework, gate, plasterwork (incl. cornice), stonework (including cornice, sills), wrought iron marquise, woodwork (incl. stairway, panelling)
48 shop drawings; stairs, entrances, grilles, threshold, marquise, ash hoist, boiler room, railings, fire escape, hatchway, lift, penthouse, vestibule, doors, parapet
11 consultant drawings: lot plans, floor plans, roof plan, sink-dental, windows

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