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- Beck, Eldon
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3 cm textual material
3 maps ; 44 x 38 cm
1 poster ; 46 x 41 cm
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Name of creator
Eldon Beck was the original Whistler Village designer. He was later brought back to design Village North, Main Street, and Blackcomb Village.
Scope and content
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." : 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.
Good (November 2016)
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Donated by Eldon Beck, 2008.
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All inquiries regarding use, reproduction, and publication should be addressed to museum staff.
Previous accession number for file 001
Previous accession number for file 002-018
Previous accession number for file 019-022
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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.
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Revised November 2016.