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Blueprints and Architectural Drawings: J. B. van Sciver Building, 16-26 West Chestnut Street, Wyomissing New Home Federal Sales, Stevens House, Tobacco Warehouse 512 North Market Street

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives West 2, Flat Files

Description:  This collection contains blueprints and architectural drawings for buildings in Lancaster City and throughout the county. Many different structures are represented, such as schools, churches, offices, a restaurant, apartments and condominiums. Most plans are for new buildings, while others are for renovations or additions.

Creators:  The blueprints and drawings were created by the architects listed at the item level. There were collected by: Lancaster Historic Preservation Trust (Pa.); Lancaster County Historical Society (Pa.) and LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.).

Conditions for Access:  Patrons must make an appointment with the Director of Archival Services at least two weeks prior to visit.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition:   Many of the blueprints and architectural drawings in this collection were transferred from the Historic Preservation Trust. Source of some plans is noted at the item level.

Note:  Some folders contain more than one set of plans, so the folder number may appear more than once in the finding aid.

 

Folder 14  Feasibility Study of the J. B. van Sciver Building for the Pennsylvania School of the Arts. West King Street & Mulberry Street. Lancaster, PA. 17063.Gilbert, Bradley, & Ray. 226 N. Arch Street. Lancaster, PA. 9 May 1986.

 

First Floor Plan. Scale: 1/8’’=One Foot. Drawing No. FS-1. Red Markings and Measurements.

Second Floor Plan. Scale: 1/8’’=One Foot. Drawing No. FS-2. Red Markings and Measurements.

Third Floor Plan. Scale: 1/8’’=One Foot. Drawing No. FS-3. Red Markings and Measurements.

Forth Floor Plan. Scale: 1/8’’=One Foot. Drawing No. FS-4. Measurements.

Fifth and Sixth Floor Plans. Fifth Floor Plan. Measurements. Sixth Floor Plan. Red Markings and Measurements. Scale: 1/8’’=One Foot. Drawing No. FS-5.

3D Front Elevation of the J. B. van Sciver Building.

 

Folder 14  Six Stores. 16-26 W. Chestnut St. Lancaster, PA. for Margaret C. & Kerwin W. Kinred and C. F. Widmyer. 48 North Queen St. Lancaster, PA.  J. B. Harmon Reg. Architect. 54 North Queen St. Lancaster, PA. Job Number 452.

Details for Front. F.S. Inside Sill of Window, F.S. Transome (sic) Bar Over Vestibules. Full Size. Sheet No. 8.

Scale Details. Elevation, Plan. Scale: 3/4’’=One Foot. Sheet No. 3.

Details for Front. F.S. Transome (sic) Head, F.S. Sill Section, F.S. Head Jamb, F.S. Head Jamb at Window Opening in Room. Full Size. Sheet No. 7.

Details for Front. F.S. Transome (sic) Head, F.S. Sill Section, F.S. Head Jamb, F.S. Head Jamb at Window Opening in Room. Full Size. Sheet No. 7. (Copy).

Details for Front. F.S. Jamb at Terra Cotta. F.S. Jamb at Partition. Full Size. Sheet No. 6.

First Floor Plan, Elevations. First Floor Plan, East End Elevation, Market St. Elevation, W. Chestnut Street Elevation. Scale: 1/8’’=One Foot. Sheet No. 2.

           

Folder 14  Wyomissing New Home Federal Savings

Wyomissing New Home Federal Savings Sketch

Front Drawing. Prop. A. 24 July 1979.

Front Drawing. Prop. D. 24 July 1979.

Front Drawing. Prop. C. 24 July 1979.

Front Drawing. Prop. B. 24 July 1979.

3D Drawing

 

Folder 14  The Lancaster Store. West King St. Building. Haak, Kaufman, Reese, and Beers. Registered Architects. 436 North Line St. Lancaster, PA. John J. Snyder Jr. Architectural Historian Consultant. Commission 7629. 3 August 1978.

The Lancaster Store. West King St. Building. Untitled Front Elevation. Scale: 3/8’’=One Foot. Untitled Front Elevation. Scale: 1/8’’=One Foot.

 

Folder 15  Stevens House. Lancaster, PA. John de Vitry. Architect. Drawn by Harold P. Warfel. A.I.A. Historic American Buildings Survey. Under Direction of the National Park Service. United States Department of the Interior.

West Wall, East Wall, North Wall, South Wall. Scale: 3/8’’=One Foot. Plinth. 7 Full Flutes. Full Scale.

West Elevation. Scale: 3/8’’=One Foot. Window Frame First Floor Front. Sill, Jamb. Scale: 3’’=One Foot. Sheet 2.

Elevation, Section, Details, Plan—Reflected Head & Jamb. Scale: 3/4’’=One Foot. Sheet 3.

Floor Plans. 1st Floor, 2nd Floor, 3rd Foor. Section A-A, Section B-B, Section C-C, Section D-D. Elevation 1, Elevation 2. Scale: 3/8’’=One Foot. Det. of Balustrade. Scale: 3/4’’=One Foot. 

 

Folder 15  Work Restoration of Sehner, Ellicott, Von Hess House for the Louise Oteinman von Hess Foundation. 123 North Prince St. Lancaster, PA. G. Edwin Brumbaugh, Albert F. Ruthrauff. Registered Architects. Gwynedd Valley, PA. Harry F. Moore Engineer and/or William E. Fleischer. 16 September 1982.

Plot Plan. Main House, Porch, Kitchen, Wood Shed. Scale: 1/4’’=One Foot. Side Walk Snow melting Plan. Drawn by D. C. E. Drawing No. HPE-1. Revised 2 October 1979. Revised 7 March 1980.

Heating and Air Cond. Plans. Basement Plan, First Floor Plan. Scale: 1/4’’=One Foot. Heat Pump Units. Exhaust Fans. Notes. Drawn by D.C.E. Drawing No. H-2. 23 August 1979. Revised 2 October 1979. Revised 11 March 1980, Revised 18 June 1980.

Heating and Air Cond. Plans. Second Floor Plan, Attic Plan. Scale: 1/4’’=One Foot. Drawn by D. C. E. Drawing No. H-3. 23 August 1979. Revised 2 October 1979. Revised 6 March 1980.

Plumbing Plans. Basement Plan, First Floor Plan. Scale: 1/4’’=One Foot. Fixtures. Drawn by D. C. E. Drawing No. P-2. 23 August 1979. Revised 2 October 1979. Revised 10 March 1980. Revised 18 June 1980.

Plumbing Plans. Second Floor Plan, Attic Plan. Scale: 1/4’’=One Foot. Drawn by D. C. E. Drawing No. P-3. 23 August 1979. Revised 2 October 1979, revised 10 March 1980.

Electrical Plans. Basement Plan, First Floor Plan. Scale: 1/4’’=One Foot. Typical Wall Switch Detail, Typical Receptacle Detail. Notes. Electrical Symbol Schedule. Drawn by I. H. W. Drawing No. E-2. 23 August 1979. Revised 29 May 1980. Revised 24 July 1980.

Electrical Plans. Second Floor Plan, Attic Plan. Scale: 1/4’’=One Foot. Panel A, Panel B. Lighting Fixture Schedule, Apart. Lighting Fixture Schedule Only. Snow Melting Control Detail. Drawn by I. H. W. Drawing No. E-3. 23 August 1979. Revised 29 May 1980. Revised 24 July 1980. Revised 12 August 1980. Revised 10 December 1980.

Study for Treatment of Site. Garden Lighting Plan. Scale: 1/4’’=One Foot. Drawn by D. R. F. Drawing E-4. Operation No. C22. 1 November 1980. (Albert F. Ruthrauff’s name and certification not on blueprint)

Plot Plan. Main House, Porch, Kitchen, Wood Shed. Scale: 1/4’’=One Foot. Side Walk Snow melting Plan. Drawn by D. C. E. Drawing No. HPE-1. Revised 2 October 1979. Revised 7 March 1980. (copy)

Heating and Air Cond. Plans. Basement Plan, First Floor Plan. Scale: 1/4’’=One Foot. Heat Pump Units. Exhaust Fans. Notes. Drawn by D. C. E. Drawing No. H-2. 23 August 1979. Revised 2 October 1979. Revised 11 March 1980. Revised 18 June 1980. (copy)

Heating and Air Cond. Plans. Second Floor Plan, Attic Plan. Scale: 1/4’’=One Foot. Drawn by D. C. E. Drawing No. H-3. 23 August 1979. Revised 2 October 1979. Revised 6 March 1980. (copy)

Plumbing Plans. Basement Plan, First Floor Plan. Scale: 1/4’’=One Foot. Fixtures. Drawn by D. C. E. Drawing No. P-2. 23 August 1979. Revised 2 Oct. 1979. Revised 10 March 1980. Revised 18 June 1980. (copy)

Plumbing Plans. Second Floor Plan, Attic Plan. Scale: ¼’’=One Foot. Drawn by D.C.E. Drawing No. P-3. 23 August 1979. Revised 2 Oct. 1979. Revised 10 March 1980. (copy)

Electrical Plans. Basement Plan, First Floor Plan. Scale: 1/4’’=One Foot. Typical Wall Switch Detail, Typical Receptacle Detail. Notes. Electrical Symbol Schedule. Drawn by I. H. W. Drawing No. E-2. 23 August 1979. Revised 29 May 1980. Revised 24 July 1980. (copy)

Electrical Plans. Second Floor Plan, Attic Plan. Scale: 1/4’’=One Foot. Panel A, Panel B. Lighting Fixture Schedule, Apart. Lighting Fixture Schedule Only. Snow Melting Control Detail. Drawn by I. H. W. Drawing No. E-3. 23 August 1979. Revised 29 May 1980. Revised 24 July 1980. Revised 12 Aug. 1980. Revised 10 December 1980. (copy)

Study for Treatment of Site. Garden Lighting Plan. Scale: 1/4’’=One Foot. Drawn by D. R. F. Drawing E-4. Operation No. C22. 1 November 1980. (Albert F. Ruthrauff’s name and certification not on blueprint) (copy)

 

Folder 15  Tobacco Warehouse. 512 North Market St. Lancaster, PA. 17063. Drawn by K. G. F.

Site Plan. No Scale. Location Plan. Legend. Sht. No. 1/5. Drawing P-1. 16 January 1987.

Basement Plan. Scale: 1/8’’=One Foot. Section Typ. Col. Sht. No. 2/5. Drawing No. P-2. 16 January 1987.

First Floor Plan. Scale: 1/8’’=One Foot. Sht. No. 3/5. Drawing No. P-3. 17 January 1987.

Second and Third Floor Level. Scale: 1/8’’=One Foot. Sht. No. 4/5. Drawing No. 4. 18 January 1987.

Section Transverse. Scale: 1/8’’=One Foot. Typical Exterior Wall. Scale: ½’’=One Foot. Sht. No. 5/5. Drawing No. 5. 18 January 1987.

 

 

 

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