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Photographs of Resort Development - 1979-1998

  • WA_2018_031-01-001
  • File
  • 1979-1998
  • Part of Sabre Group

Photographs of Whistler Village development taken by Sabre Excavation Corp. between 1979 and 1998. Photographs include Garry Davies, Art den Duyf, and Hugh Smythe making a trip up Blackcomb Mountain to determine where the ski runs should go in 1979, Sabre Excavation completing the excavation of Village Square in Whistler Village in Spring 1979, Sabre completing snow-clearing in 1980, Sabre working on road construction near the Whistler Golf Course in 1980, Sabre Excavation working on the excavation of the site for the construction of the Westin Hotel in 1998, and Sabre excavating in the Creekside Village area.

Captions:
001: "Going up Blackcomb to determine where the ski runs should go - April [19]79 - L[eft] to R[ight :] ?, Garry Davies, Art den Duyf + Hugh Smythe"
002: "Sabre (Art den Duyf Pres) did the excavation of Whistler Village in Spring 1979 where the Drugstore, Grocery Store + Liquor stores were built."
003: "1980 - Sabre used to do all the snowclearing of the Village and subdivisions in Whistler before the RMOW took over."
004: "1980 - Sabre road construction - Whistler Golf Course - Opened in 1981 + redesigned by Arnold Palmer into 18 holes - opened in 1983."
005: "The Westin - Sabre did the excavation for the Westin Hotel (Cressey Dev. Corp.) - 1998"
006: "Sabre - Creekside Development - year?"

Resort Municipality of Whistler

Documents gathered by Geoff Pearce during his time working as Clerk-Treasurer on Whistler's first municipal council between 1976 and 1986.

Resort Municipality of Whistler Recreation Master Plan - 1980

Recreation Master Plan created by Professional Environmental Recreation Consultants Ltd. for the Resort Municipality of Whistler in 1980. The report investigates outdoor recreation demand and analyzes Whistler's physical resource base. The report includes multiple trail maps of the Whistler Valley and manually highlighted text [possibly by Geoff Pearce].

Table of Contents:

  • Letter of Transmittal
  • Introduction
  • Demand - Proposed Park and Recreation Service Standards
  • The Outdoor Recreation System
  • Conclusions
  • Appendix A - Implementation
  • Appendix B - Five Year Capital Cost Program, Estimates, and Priorities
  • Appendix C - The Rationale for the Delivery of Municipal Services
  • Appendix D - Selected Bibliography
  • Appendix E - The Preliminary recreational Land Use Report

Sabre Excavation Corp.

Materials created by Sabre Excavation Corp., a company of Sabre Group originally owned by Art den Duyf. Includes photographs of Whistler Village development taken by Sabre Excavation between 1979 and 1998.

Textual Documents & Ephemera

Letters from Eldon Beck and Mr. Mike Vance, coordinator, planning and design of Whistler Village Land Co. Ltd. Includes various designs and sketches, as well as the initial statement of concept for Whistler Village.

Whistler Village Report issues:
Oct. 1979: articles on the progress of construction in Whistler and the 1988 Olympic bid.
Dec. 1979: pictures and articles on the development of Whistler Village. Includes a picture of mayor Pat Carleton at construction site.
Jan. 1980: articles on phase two of Whistler Village construction.
Mar. 1980: articles on the development of the Mountain Inn Hotel and Whistler Resort Centre.
Apr. 1980: articles on the process of construction in Whistler Village.
July 1980: article on Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay's visit to Whistlers' new golf course. Palmer and Seay designed over 75 golf course in United States and assisted in the development of the Whistler Golf Course.
Feb. 1981: article called 'Whistler - finally a reality'.

Whistler News issues including articles on events and developments in Whistler with maps and pictures from 1979-1980, as well as a summer edition from 1980 including articles on the new 'Resort Centre', getting to Whistler by road, Blackcomb Mountain, and the 'Championship golf course for Whistler'.

"Bank eyes Whistler aid." [1983]: article by William Boei on Whistler's financial troubles and the loan negotiations with the Royal Bank.

"Gold plate to be dropped at Whistler." Jan. 11, 1983: article from The Province by Barbara McLintock on scaling down the Conference Centre in Whistler due to initial overspending on the project.

Whistler Area Map/Lost Lake Park Map: two black and white maps on one sheet from 1979 or 1980.

Poster of Whistler Village from 1979 or 1980.

Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain trail maps from the 1980-1981 winter season.

2 Whistler pamphlets from the early 1980s

Whistler Village parking guide from the early 1980s including a plan of Whistler with a list of lots in Whistler Village and their developers.

Whistler Tenant Graphics Guidelines from 1979, containing rules on free standing signs, projecting signs, wall signs, canopy signs, marquee signs, window signs, and special purpose signs.

Whistler Economic Effects Study Update from Dec. 1979. Report covers the economic effects of several developments in Whistler. Prepared by Urbanics Consultants Ltd. for Whistler Village Land Co.

Parking Policy and Construction Program for Whistler Village from 1979: a draft outlining anticipated demand and supply of surface and covered parking and to propose construction programs for parking structures. Compiled by Sutcliffe Griggd Moodie, development consultants to mayor and alderman, Resort Municipality of Whistler.

A draft on design guidelines for Whistler Village by RMOW, Sept. 26, 1978.

Beck, Eldon