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Public Property: Architecture & Engineering

[Record Group 82-2]

82-2.1 Building Specifications
1952, 1955
2 volumes, no index
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 Drawings and Plans
18 February 1952 - 1 December 1972
114 , 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

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