Gunnar Birkerts papers: 1930-2017
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Container / Location Title
 
Papal Altar and Furniture, Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan 1987 [subseries]
 
Project Files
Box   9  
Newspaper Articles 1987
 
Architectural Drawings
 
Conceptual Sketches. Undated, except as noted
Drawer   8 Folder   2
[Early Site Plan] (Pencil, orange pencil and ink sketch on tracing paper, initialed, 18x28-1/2 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   2
[Early Sketches of Throne], untitled. 04/12/1987 (Brown ink sketches on tracing paper, 12x23-1/2 inches) [view bl000578]
Drawer   8 Folder   2
[Early Sketches of Throne], untitled 04/12/1987 (Brown ink sketches on tracing paper, 12x18-3/4 inches) [view bl000579]
Drawer   8 Folder   2
[Early Sketch of Throne], untitled 04/12/1987 (Brown ink sketch on tracing paper, 12x19-1/4 inches) [view bl000580]
Drawer   8 Folder   2
[Sketch], untitled (Blue ink sketch on tracing paper with yellow marker coloring, 12x18-1/2 inches) [view bl000581]
Drawer   8 Folder   2
[Sketches of Throne], untitled (. Black and blue ink sketches on tracing paper with yellow marker coloring, 18x29-3/4 inches) [view bl000582]
Drawer   8 Folder   2
[Sketches of Throne and Cardinal's Chairs], untitled (Black and blue ink sketches on thirteen sheets of tracing paper, 12x8-1/2 to 18x26-3/4 inches)
 
Schematic Design Drawings
Drawer   8 Folder   2
[Throne Elevation and Section], untitled 04/18/1987 (Pencil and red pencil drawing on vellum, initialed, 24x36 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   2
[Throne Elevation and Section], untitled 04/24/1987 (Pencil and red and purple pencil drawing on vellum, 21x24 inches) [view bl000583]
Drawer   8 Folder   2
[Sections of] Acolyte's Bench 06/29/1987 (Pencil-on-vellum drawing with brown pencil coloring, initialed, 12x14 inches)
 
Millwork Conceptual Sketches. Undated, except as noted
Drawer   8 Folder   3
[Altar Plans], untitled (Blue ink sketches on three sheets of tracing paper with marker coloring, 12x21 to 18x21-1/4 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   3
[Altar], untitled 05/19/1987 (Green ink sketches on electrostatic print, initialed, 11x17 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   3
[Altar], untitled undated, 05/20/1987 (Black and blue ink sketches on five sheets of tracing paper, 13-1/4x18 to 12x28-1/2 inches, one initialed and dated 5/20/87)
Drawer   8 Folder   3
[Candleholder], untitled (One electrostatic print, 8-1/2x14 inches)
 
Millwork Schematic Design Drawings
Drawer   8 Folder   3
[Plan and Elevation of] Altar 06/21/1987 (Pencil and red pencil drawing on black-line print, 19-1/2x24 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   3
[Candleholder Plan and Elevation], untitled 06/21/1987 (Pencil and red pencil drawing on vellum, initialed, 14x12 inches)