UTSC Archives Legacy Collection

Demolition of Bladen Library for construction of ARC building
Photograph shows the demolition of the Bladen Library, where the second UTSC Library was located, in order to make way for the Academic Resource Centre (ARC). The ARC is the location of the current UTSC Library. Inscribed on back: Bladen Library demolished - September 2002. Photo by Ken Jones. Photograph has loss (pin holes).
Roof of Academic Resource Centre
Photograph shows construction on the roof of the Academic Resource Centre. Inscribed on back: Spring 2003 roof of ARC. Construction begins 24/7. Photo by Ken Jones. Photograph has surface grime
Groundbreaking Event for V.W. Bladen Library
Photo of the Groundbreaking event for the V.W. Bladen Library in 1981. Photograph is yellowing.
Putting Finishes on the Academic Resource Centre
Construction workers placing copper plating on the outside walls of the Academic Resource Centre in August 2003. There are no windows and some walkway construction. The photo is south facing. Photograph is stained.
Facade of Academic Resource Centre
Facade of the completed Academic Resource Centre at Scarborough Campus. The photo shows the south face of building, on November 5, 2003. Photograph is stained.
Excavation site
Photograph shows two workers in an excavated pit. Construction project unknown. Inscribed on back: please credit: Scarborough College University of Toronto Ontario, Canada Photograph has yellowing, crackling, dents, creases & stains.
Construction site with rebar
Photograph shows two workers overseeing rebar in an unidentified construction site. Inscribed on back: please credit: Scarborough College University of Toronto Ontario, Canada Photograph has yellowing, crackling, dents, creases, tear & stains.
Concrete foundation construction
Photograph shows frames for concrete foundations. Inscribed on back: please credit: Scarborough College University of Toronto Ontario, Canada. Photograph has yellowing, crackling, crease, dents & stains.
Academic Resource Centre Architects
Photograph shows architects Bob Boyko and Brian MacKay-Lyons posing with a model of the Academic Resource Centre. Inscribed on back: ARC Architects with model. (L) Bob Boyko of Rounthwaite, Dick & Hadley. (R) Brian MacKay-Lyons with model. Photo by Ken Jones. Photograph has scratches & crease.
Margaret Birch, President J. M. Ham, John Ball and Others at Groundbreaking for V.W. Bladen Library
Photo of Margaret Birch MP, UofT President James Milton Ham, Librarian John Ball, and others at the groundbreaking event for the V.W. Bladen Library in 1981. Photograph is yellowing and showing signs of loss from pinholes.
Construction vehicles on construction site
Photograph shows construction vehicles in an unidentified building site. Inscribed on back: please credit: Scarborough College University of Toronto Ontario, Canada Photograph has yellowing, crackling, dents, creases, tear & stains.
Construction of New Academic Resource Centre
Drilling takes place for the construction of the Academic Resource Centre in 2002. Photograph is yellowing, scratched, creased, stained, and shows signs of loss.
Principal Foley Looking at V.W. Bladen Library Plans
Principal Joan Foley looking at the future V.W. Bladen Library Plans in 1981. Photograph is yellowing, stained, dented, and has surface residue.
Putting Finishes on the Academic Resource Centre
Construction workers placing copper plating on the outside walls of the north face of the Academic Resource Centre in spring 2003. Photograph is stained and shows signs of loss.
Truck full of roof trusses for Academic Resource Centre
Photograph shows the delivery of roof trusses for the Academic Resource Centre. Inscribed on back: Roof trusses being brought on site. Winter 2003. Photo by Ken Jones. Photograph has surface grime.
Cross-section of Lecture Theatre
Cross-section of Lecture Theatre, Academic Resource Centre, Scarborough Campus. East face of building, spring 2003, Steps and seating area base and interior walls constructed with a frame for outside wall. Photograph is torn, stained, has adhesive residue on the verso, and shows signs of loss.
Large Panes of Glass for Upper Windows of the ARC
The photo shows construction workers carrying large panes of glass for the upper windows on the south side of the Academic Resource Centre in summer 2003. Photograph is stained.