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Finding Aid to the Ghirardelli Square Architectural Records, 1911-1979
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Series 1 Architectural drawings 1910-1966

Physical Description: 16 rolls, 36 oversize folders

Arrangement

Arranged as received.

Scope and Content Note

Architectural drawings and small quantity of promotional sketches.
Oversize Drawer C, Folder 1

1. Underpinning and Shoring - East; Contractor's drawings (12) Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 4

4. Exterior drawings (copies) (9), Wurster, Bernardi and Emmons - mainly exterior details 1965-1966

Oversize Drawer B, Folder 28

5. Building I - Original drawings (8), Wm. Mooser, architect of garage and residences for D. Ghirardelli & Co. Undated

Oversize Drawer B, Folder 29

6. Welfare Building (not built) - Blueprints Undated

Roll 7

7. Building 167 - Entrance for Mustard Building on North Point (Elevations & details), Wm. Mooser, architect Undated

Note

This is a copy. For original, see roll #15.
Oversize Drawer B, Folder 30

8. Pump House J - drawing on linen; Water Tower - drawings - paper, Wm. Mooser, architect 1911, undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 9

9. Loading Shed - Drawings (6) for structural steel work, Golden Gate Iron Works, contractors; Wm. Mooser, architect 1947

Oversize Drawer B, Folder 10

10. Loading Shed - Specifications - Wm. Mooser, architect (7 rough drawings) 1947

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 11

11. Woolen Mill - Building F - Loading plans only; Machine locations; 16 original drawings; Wm. Mooser, architect 1912

Roll 12

12. Façade - Original pencil drawings (3) - Wm. Mooser, architect Undated

Physical Description: fragile
Roll 13

13. Chocolate Building - D - Original drawings (11) - Wm. Mooser, architect 1919-1929

Physical Description: Very fragile
Roll 14

14. Chocolate Building - D - Preliminary drawings (8) - Wm. Mooser, architect 1919-1921

Physical Description: Some are scotch-taped
Roll 15

15. North Point Street Entrances - Elevations and details; 2 drawings on linen - Wm. Mooser, architect Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 10

16. Old Surveys - 8 original linen, paper, and blueprint sheets as well as copies of plans, etc. 1910-

Roll 18

18. Clock Tower - A; North-South-East Elevations - original tracings (3) Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 2

20. Clock Tower - A; Montage of details - 1 blue line print and other in sepia tone Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 3

21. Clock Tower - A; Original construction blueprints (not tracings) (11) Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 11

22. Woolen Mill - Various details and tracings (13) Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 12

23. Rex Goode & Associates - Sketches of buses (4) and prints (2) for carousel (cornice and layout detail for machinery) Undated

Oversize Drawer B, Folder 32

24. Nicolai Restaurant - obverse image copy of layout design (2 sheets) Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 11

25. Woolen Mill - Plans and Elevations, original drawings (6) Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 13

26. Old Box Factory - Foundation blueprint only Undated

Roll 27

27. Clock Tower - A; Montage of details (photostat) and photostat negative Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 14

28. Box Factory - Foundation only (original drawing) Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 14

29. 915 North Point - Black line copies of prints (6) containing obverse images of floor plans, etc. Undated

Roll 31

31. North Point Street - Exteriors (black line drawing copies of pencil sketches) (4) Undated

Oversize Drawer B, Folder 33

31. North Point Street - Exteriors (black line drawing copies of pencil sketches) (4) Undated

Roll 32

32. Clock Tower - A; Detail and Exterior (blue line copy) Undated

Oversize Drawer B, Folder 34

33. Apartment Building - Garage and residences - blue line drawing copies of floor plans and exteriors (19) Undated

Oversize Drawer B, Folder 35

34. La Pantera Restaurant - 2nd Floor - blue line copy of a layout drawing Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 15

35. "North Point Building" - Various blueprints (8) including foundation and skylights Undated

Roll 36

36. Clock Tower - A; Plans and Details - Original black line drawings (9) Undated

Roll 37

37. Mustard Building - B and Chocolate Building - D; Two drawings, both of which are ozalids of original door detail drawings Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 16

38. Loading Shed - Structural Steel Details; Golden Gate Iron Works, contractors (8 drawings) Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 6

39. "Existing Conditions" - Site plans at Ghirardelli, levels 1-7; (18 sheets, including 2 copies of sheets 3-6, 7, & 10) Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 17

40. Loading Shed - Structural Steel Details, Roof plan and Elevation (5 sheets, including 2 copies); one "General Plan" drawing and a copy of a structural steel detail Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 18

41. Clock Tower - A - Detail and exterior (copy); Original drawing for overall site; Construction schedule; Mustard Building - Walks, stairs (east end) (2); a structural steel detail; Apartment Building - I - 2nd floor conversion floor plan; Garage - Suggested traffic pattern drawing Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 19

42. Columns and Beams - Blueprints and black line drawings; basement to 4th story details and floor plans (11 total) Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 20

43. Apartment Building - I; Floor plans (6); Elevations (5); original blueprint drawings Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 21

44. Powerhouse Building - Floor plans (copies) (24) Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 22

47. Powerhouse Building - Miscellany of original drawings (7 blackline) and blueprints (4) Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 23

48. Welfare Building - Miscellany of original black line drawings (17) Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 5

49. Ghirardelli Square - Artists' early concepts and renderings of the completed project; 28 sheets, copies mostly 1962, 1963, 1965

Roll 50

50. Chocolate Building - Miscellany - blueprints of floor plans, skylight, etc. (5); the rest are blackline drawings (7) of roof framing and foundation Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 24

50. Chocolate Building - Miscellany - blueprints of floor plans, skylight, etc. (5); the rest are blackline drawings (7) of roof framing and foundation Undated

Oversize Drawer B, Folder 39

50. Chocolate Building - Miscellany - blueprints of floor plans, skylight, etc. (5); the rest are blackline drawings (7) of roof framing and foundation Undated

Oversize Drawer B, Folder 36

51. Warehouse Building - C; Water Tank only - original drawing Undated

Oversize Drawer B, Folder 37

52. Building Frames - Blueprints of supply and specifications charts for Western Iron Works, contractors (8) 1946

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 25

53. Powerhouse Building - Woolen Mill Building - Apartment Building; Floor plans, roof plans, elevations, etc. in sepia tone (14 sheets total); also, a survey sheet of "Ghirardelli Plant" with an obverse image copy of same Undated

Roll 54

54. Downtown San Francisco - aerial photograph (copy) Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 26

55. Powerhouse - Original construction blueprints (15); Central Iron Works, contractors Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 7

56. Chocolate Building - D - Addition; Original construction blueprints (34); Central Iron Works and Otis Elevator Co., contractors Undated

Oversize Drawer B, Folder 38

56. Chocolate Building - D - Addition; Original construction blueprints (34); Central Iron Works and Otis Elevator Co., contractors Undated

Oversize Drawer C, Folder 27

57. "Ghirardelli West" - Preliminary drawings (48, copies) for Phase II; John Matthias, design consultant 1966

Roll 58

32. Clock Tower - A; Detail and Exterior (blue line and sepia copies) 1914

Note

Same as #32
 

Series 2 Related materials 1962-1979, undated

Physical Description: 1 carton, 8 volumes

Arrangement

Carton is chronologically arranged. Volumes arranged as received..

Scope and Content Note

Contains newspaper clippings, photographs, planning, promotional, and exhibit materials, small quantity of architectural drawings.
Carton 1, Folder 1-26

Newspaper clippings, memos regarding reconstruction project, small quantity of promotional ephemera 1962-1981

Volume 1

Newspaper clippings 1962-1967

Volume 2

Newspaper clippings 1976-1977

Volume 3

Newspaper clippings 1963-1968

Volume 4

Scrapbook of photographs, architectural drawings, planning papers, regarding the history and development of Ghirardelli Square from 1857 to 1968. Includes 5 photographs of Ghirardelli pavilion at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition and 1 photograph of Ghirardelli pavilion at the Golden Gate International Exposition. Also includes advertising materials and photographs of Ghirardelli billboards. circa 1968

Volume 5

Scrapbook of exhibit pieces for redeveloped Ghirardelli Square. Many loose materials Undated

Volume 6

Scrapbook of "development ideas for Ghirardelli Block" Many loose materials Undated

Volume 7

Scrapbook of reconstruction project from 1962-1979, including photographs, plans, memos circa 1979

Volume 8

Scrapbook of proposed banners for Ghirardelli Square circa 1979