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Archival Record Series

Public Property: Architecture & Engineering

[Record Group 82-2]

82-2.1 Building Specifications
1952, 1955
2 volumes, no index
Includes:
Specifications for the Mercantile Library, 1952, prepared by Sydney E. Martin, Architect, Harry G. Stewart & Robert W. Noble, Associates.
Paving certain portions of Avon Road, Foster Street, Lawler Street, Proctor Road, and Stevens Road. . . 1955
Each volume includes a copy of proposal, a list of drawings, instructions to bidders, general and special provisions, specifics pertaining to workmanship and materials.
For similar records, 1906, 1911-1912, 1915-1919, see Department of City Property, Specifications
For similar records, 1949, see Department of City Architecture, Specifications.

Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
82-2.2 City Hall Drawings and Plans
18 February 1952 - 1 December 1972
114 plans, index
Drawings of floor plans, corridors, tower, elevations, elevators, office plans, office decorations, heating and ventilation plans, lighting plans, etc. Includes drawings made by Anthony F. Catrambone, George I. Lovatt and Albert W. Martin, City Architects; Howell Lewis Shay & Associates, Herman Polss and Norman N. Rice.
Plans include negatives and whiteprints and drawings made on linen, mylar, paper and tissue. Sizes of the plans range from 12 5/8" x 10" to 43 1/8" to 39 1/2" and are of varying scales.

For similar records see the following:
Commissioners for the Erection of the Public Buildings, Drawings and Plans(1871-1901)
City Architect, City Hall Drawings & Plans (1901-1918)
Department of City Transit, Plans (1916-1928)
City Architect, City Hall Drawings & Plans (1920-1951)
Electrical Bureau, Drawings & Plans (1923-1924)
Department of City Property, City Hall, Drawings & Plans (1934)
Public Buildings Commission, City Hall Floor Plans(1953). Department of Public Property, Electrical Bureau, Plans (1955-1958)

Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104


82-2.3 Architectural Plans for Papal Open-Air Mass at Logan Circle
August-September 1979
6 plans, no index
Each plan includes project title and number, drawing title and number, name of person who drew the plan, date, scale and dates and kinds of revisions to the plan. Plans include A-1, platform Plan which includes an elevation key and has a scale of 1 inch to 40 feet; A-1a, composite /plan sections, revised level #2, added dimensions which includes typical sections through scaffolding, walks, and at walks and which has a scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot; A-2, view volume study which is color-coded to show sitting and standing areas with no scale included; A-2a, platform and altar plan showing total seating and parking lot standing; A-2b, a general area plan with no scale; and P-1, scaffolding/planting plan which shows existing shrubbery, new in-full shrubbery, new flower area, and scaffolding, and which has scale of 1 inch to 20 feet.
Gift of Holy Family College Archives
Location: City Archives, 401 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19108
82-2.3 Architectural Plans for Papal Open-Air Mass at Logan Circle
August-September, 1979
6 plans, no index
Each plan includes project title and number, drawing title and number, name of person who drew the plan, date, scale and dates and kinds of revisions to the plan. Plans include A-1, platform Plan which includes an elevation key and has a scale of 1 inch to 40 feet; A-1a, composite /plan sections, revised level #2, added dimensions which includes typical sections through scaffolding, walks, and at walks and which has a scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot; A-2, view volume study which is color-coded to show sitting and standing areas with no scale included; A-2a, platform and altar plan showing total seating and parking lot standing; A-2b, a general area plan with no scale; and P-1, scaffolding/planting plan which shows existing shrubbery, new in-full shrubbery, new flower area, and scaffolding, and which has scale of 1 inch to 20 feet.
Gift of the Holy Family College Archives
Location: City Archives, 401 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19108

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