Title and statement of responsibility area
Building Inspection, Demolished Buildings, Plans
General material designation
- Architectural drawing
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Statement of scale (architectural)
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Dates of creation area
- Atchison, John D.
[after 1881]-[after 1954] (Collection)
- Winnipeg (Man.). City Engineer
Physical description area
1719 architectural drawings
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Archival description area
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Transferred from Planning, Property, and Development Department to City of Winnipeg Archives in 2008.
Scope and content
Subseries consists of architectural plans submitted to the City of Winnipeg by persons proposing to construct new buildings or renovate existing structures, all of which have since been demolished. Included are plans for such notable buildings as the Eaton's store on Portage Avenue, the Merchant's Bank on Lombard Avenue, the old Children's Hospital at Redwood and Aberdeen, as well as plans for a variety of schools, theatres, factories and odd civic structures like comfort stations (public washrooms).
Immediate source of acquisition
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Restrictions on access
Fragile: Call for appointment.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Researchers are responsible for observing Canadian copyright regulations.
Building permits are available for most drawings (Fonds 1 Series 6 Subseries 8).
Drawings are grouped into 374 individual construction projects.