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Banff National Park Pavilion, Banff, Alberta (1911) (S.170)
 
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BOOKS
Frontier Guide to Enchanted Banff and Lake Louise (1979)

 

A Hostel in the Mountains (1998)
 
 
 
PERIODICALS
 
A3, Art and Architecture
March 1984
 
 
 
APT JOURNAL
 
Vol. 28, No. 2/3. 1997
 
 
 
BANFF CRAG & CANYON
October 11, 1913 October 18, 1913
   
December 6, 1913 June 13, 1914
   
July 10, 1920 December 16, 1964
   
March 10, 1982  
 
   
 
 
THE BEAVER
 
December 1987 - January 1988

 

YEAR TITLE AUTHOR DESCRIPTION PAGES ST#
1913 Banff Crag & Canyon - October 11, 1913 (Published weekly by the Banff Crag & Canyon, Banff, Alberta) Anonymous "Recreation Building. The sealed tenders for the new recreation building to be erected on the south side of the river have been sent to Ottawa, where the decision awarding the contract will be made. Superintendant Clarke hopes to have the building enclosed before cold weather sets in... Work on the recreation grounds has been progressing..." (Photocopy courtesy of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta.) 2.5 x 4. For more information on the Banff National Park Pavilion see our Wright Study. - 0120.05.0910
1913 Banff Crag & Canyon - October 18, 1913 (Published weekly by the Banff Crag & Canyon, Banff, Alberta) Anonymous "Work is Started - On the New $20,000 Recreation Building. Preliminary work was started... The structure will be of rustic frame, one storey in height, with cement and rubble foundation. The outside dimension will be 50x200 feet... The contract has been awarded to Bennett, Debman & Co., of Calgary, and calls for the completion of the building by the first of May..." (Photocopy courtesy of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta.) 2.5 x 6.5. For more information on the Banff National Park Pavilion see our Wright Study. - 0120.06.0910
1913 Banff Crag & Canyon - December 6, 1913 (Published weekly by the Banff Crag & Canyon, Banff, Alberta) Anonymous "It is true a recreation building is now under construction... but the building is only suitable for a very few summer sports, picnicers’ lounging place and drinking of afternoon tea, during four months of the year... The original plans, as outlined by men who would use the building as outlined by men who would use the building and presumably know something of what was required, called for a building containing accommodations for curling, hockey and all kinds of winter sports, and would have cost very little if any more than the one now under construction. These plans were sanctioned by the people of Banff at a mass meeting held in the National Park theater, but their wishes and desires were, as usual, ignored by the 'over lords' at Ottawa, who imagine they are wiser as to conditions in Banff than those who live and have their being here." (Photocopy courtesy of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta.) 2.5 x 4.5. For more information on the Banff National Park Pavilion see our Wright Study. - 0120.07.0910
1914 Banff Crag & Canyon - June 13, 1914 (Published weekly by the Banff Crag & Canyon, Banff, Alberta) Anonymous "Banff Improvements. Sup’t Clarke went down to Calgary on Monday night and all the city papers, Tuesday, contained articles on ‘Improvements Projected at Banff’... Just what use the government will make of the pavilion erected at the recreation grounds last winter... neglected to inform the press of Calgary... Crag and Canyon has contended that the present building was utterly useless and the money used in construction wasted..." (Photocopy courtesy of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta.) 2.5 x 6.5. For more information on the Banff National Park Pavilion see our Wright Study. - 0124.10.0910
1920 Banff Crag & Canyon - July 10, 1920 (Published weekly by the Banff Crag & Canyon, Banff, Alberta) Anonymous "The grounds in front of the recreation building were under water last week, and it was possible for a man, if so inclined, to wade out to the building, sit on the steps and fish... They are neither ornamental nor useful except as a standing monument to the incapacity of Parks Commissioner Harkin." (Photocopy courtesy of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta.) 2.5 x 1.75. For more information on the Banff National Park Pavilion see our Wright Study. - 0142.07.0910
1964 Banff Crag & Canyon - December 16, 1964 (Published by the Banff Crag & Canyon, Banff, Alberta) Anonymous "Swamp Swallows Banff Memorial to Frank Lloyd Wright. The inscrutable mire of the Bow River Valley has consumed the remaining traces of what once was a magnificent monument to the genius of one of the world’s greatest architect... The building was built on boggy ground and was subject to severe frost and water damage and eventually deteriorated to the point where it was torn down during the second World War..." (Photocopy courtesy of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta.) 6 x 6. For more information on the Banff National Park Pavilion see our Wright Study. - 1596.17.0910
1979 Frontier Guide to Enchanted Banff and Lake Louise (Published by Frontier Publishing, LTD. Aldergrove, B.C. Canada) Frontier Publishing, LTD. "The old tourist pavilion at Banff was a masterpiece of architecture. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and believed to be the first major undertaking in Canada by the celebrated architect..." Original Cover Price $2.50. (Photocopy courtesy of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta.) 5.5 x 8.5. (Second Edition)  For more information on the Banff National Park Pavilion see our Wright Study. Pp 33 1979.21.0910
1982 Banff Crag & Canyon - March 10, 1982 (Published by the Banff Crag & Canyon, Banff, Alberta) Anonymous "Banff pavilion may rise again. There has been a recent renewal of interest in the pavilion structure which had been located in Banff but was removed in 1938... The committee for the Reconstruction of the Banff Pavilion was formed in late 1981." (Photocopy courtesy of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta.) 6 x 6.5. For more information on the Banff National Park Pavilion see our Wright Study. Pg 2 1982.34.0910
1984 A3, Art and Architecture - March 1984 (Published Bi-Monthly by the A3 Partnership, Calgary, Alberta) Ferrari, Drew "Frank Lloyd Wright - The Banff Pavilion. ...Recently, the Banff Pavilion Committee was formed with the goal of the pavilion’s reconstruction, to be part of the 1985 centennial celebrations in Banff national Park..." Includes three photographs and one illustration. Original cover price $2. (Photocopy courtesy of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta.) 11 x 17. For more information on the Banff National Park Pavilion see our Wright Study. P 5 1984.34.0910
1987 The Beaver, Exploring Canada’s History. December 1987 - January 1988 (Published bi-monthly by The Governor and Company of Adventurers of England Trading into Hudson’s Bay, known as the Hudson’s Bay Company, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) Chisholm, Dorothy "Francis Conroy Sullivan. An Architect Ahead of His Time... ‘I am your friend because you have tried hard to do something superior in your work and tried to do it honestly.’ In these lines from a letter written around 1917 American architect Frank Lloyd Wright paid tribute to a brilliant, eccentric and neglected Canadian architect named Francis Conroy Sullivan... In 1911 they worked together on the Pembroke Public Library project." (Monograph 3, p 235, 1913). "In 1913 Sullivan had collaborated with Wright on a park shelter (Pavilion) at Banff, Alberta." Banff Park Pavilion (Monograph 3, p 194-5, 1911). Note: Also collaborated on Railway Station for Banff National Park Project (Monograph 3, p 196, 1911); and Ladies Kiosk Project, Ottawa (Monograph 4, p 16, 1914). In 1916 "...His first stop was Taliesin where he worked on drawings for the Imperial Hotel project. ...Wright offered Sullivan a job as supervisor of construction in Tokyo." He declined due to health. "In 1928... Wright invited Sullivan to join his staff in Arizona... In March of 1929 Sullivan collapsed... rushed to the hospital in Phoenix... He was dead at the age of 47. Wright himself made the arrangements to return the body to Canada... In 1951... Wright wrote of his Canadian disciple ‘Fras’ - as we called him - was a brave fellow and a competent one. His end was tragic." Includes five photographs. Original cover price $3.50 (Canadian). 8.25 x 10.75. Gift from Randolph C. Henning For more information on the Banff National Park Pavilion see our Wright Study. Pp 48-54 1987.61.0709
1997 APT Journal, Vol. 28, No. 2/3. 1997 (Published by Association for Preservation Technology International, Springfield, IL) Sinclair, Brian R.; Walker, Terence J. "Frank Lloyd Wright’s Banff Pavilion: Critical Inquiry and Virtual Reconstruction. Using historical research and advanced computer technology, a long-forgotten Canadian structure, demolished in 1938, was described, its design and construction analyzed, and a 2D/3D model created." An in-depth analysis, from original drawings, and creation of a 3D computerized model. The most complete description of the construction of the Pavilion. Includes three photographs and six illustrations. 8.5 x 11. Digital version. For more information on the Banff National Park Pavilion see our Wright Study. Pp 13-21 1997.51.0910
1998 A Hostel in the Mountains: Contemporary Construction in the Canadian Rockies. A Master’s Degree Project submitted to the Programme of Architecture Faculty of environmental design. The University of Calgary (Published by the National Library of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario) Howiett, Jeff "As we re-examine the human presence in our national parks, it is important to consider how the built environment can assist the appreciation and preservation of our natural surroundings." Includes an in-depth analysis of the Banff Pavilion and its site. Includes seven photographs and three illustrations. (Photocopy courtesy of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta.) 8.5 x 11. For more information on the Banff National Park Pavilion see our Wright Study. Pp 107 1998.63.0910

 

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