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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1958
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.6 cm
Item No.
060-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Astor Hotel at 4561 Kingsway and McKay Avenue. A hotel sign reads, "Welcome HRH Princess Margaret to Burnaby." The Astor Coffee Shop is to the right of the hotel.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1958
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
060-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.6 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Astor Hotel at 4561 Kingsway and McKay Avenue. A hotel sign reads, "Welcome HRH Princess Margaret to Burnaby." The Astor Coffee Shop is to the right of the hotel.
Subjects
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Names
Astor Hotel
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4561 Kingsway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November 13, 1977
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm
Item No.
556-614
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the Astor Motor Hotel and its hotel sign, located on the 4500 block of Kingsway. The photograph is taken facing northeast.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November 13, 1977
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Item No.
556-614
Accession Number
2017-57
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the Astor Motor Hotel and its hotel sign, located on the 4500 block of Kingsway. The photograph is taken facing northeast.
Photographer
Chapman, Fred
Subjects
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Names
Astor Hotel
Notes
Title taken from project information form
Accompanied by a project information form and 1 photograph (b&w negative ; 9.5 x 12.5 cm)
BPL no. 64
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4500 Block Kingsway
Burnaby - 4561 Kingsway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
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Haida Grill at the Astor Hotel

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37173
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1955 and 1959]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. postcard ; 8 x 13 cm
Item No.
327-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Haida Grill at the Astor Hotel, which was known as being Burnaby's million dollar, ultra-modern hotel.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1955 and 1959]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
327-001
Accession Number
BHS996-13
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. postcard ; 8 x 13 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Haida Grill at the Astor Hotel, which was known as being Burnaby's million dollar, ultra-modern hotel.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Names
Astor Hotel
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Caption on recto of postcard reads: "ASTOR HOTEL . 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."
Caption on verso of postcard reads: "THE HAIDA GRILL/ The delightful setting and excellent cuisine makes the Haida Grill a must for dining pleasure. A Photograph [sic] showing the Haida Grill with its table side service."
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4561 Kingsway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November 1, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 16 cm mounted on cardboard
Item No.
556-247
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph shows the Astor Motor Hotel at 4561 Kingsway. Its prominent sign describes its facilities and directs people to the parking lot in the rear.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November 1, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Item No.
556-247
Accession Number
2013-13
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 16 cm mounted on cardboard
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph shows the Astor Motor Hotel at 4561 Kingsway. Its prominent sign describes its facilities and directs people to the parking lot in the rear.
Photographer
Carr
Vardeman
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Names
Astor Hotel
Notes
Scope note taken directly from BPL photograph description.
1 b&w copy negative : 10 x 12.5 cm accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4561 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.2
Description
Postcard: colour photo, horizontal; white border; in black in bottom border, "ASTOR HOTEL . 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; shows hotel and large neon sign; on reverse in black, "THE ASTOR HOTEL" "Its complete facilities make the Astor..."; at top centre, "POST CARD", underlined; aboriginal anima…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.2
Description
Postcard: colour photo, horizontal; white border; in black in bottom border, "ASTOR HOTEL . 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; shows hotel and large neon sign; on reverse in black, "THE ASTOR HOTEL" "Its complete facilities make the Astor..."; at top centre, "POST CARD", underlined; aboriginal animal logo at left; vertical line divides card in half; at left, "CORRESPONDENCE", at right, "ADDRESS"; addressed in blue pen to "Sybil Johnson" "1415. S. Stoverman" "Alhambra" "California"; message written sideways, "Hi there Friends" "We are just running around here - But we are thinking of you The weather is just lovely and we are enjoying it. dont know when we will be back. Your Friends Gertrude and Gertrude Gross"; at top, "Aug - 23 - 65"; red Queen Elizabeth II stamp, "4" "CANADA" "POSTES POSTAGE"; postmark "VANCOUVER B.C." "AUG 24 9 PM 1965"; stamp cancelled with seven wavy black lines; pencilled "4-", "A+"; some smudging; cancellation lines on front; some bleeding of colour into border at lower left
Title
Astor Hotel
Author
Gertrude and Gertrude Gross
Publication Date
August 24 1965
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.31.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, horizontal; white border; in black in bottom border, "ASTOR HOTEL . 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; shows hotel and large neon sign; on reverse in black, "THE ASTOR HOTEL" "Its complete facilities make the Astor..."; at top centre, "POST CARD", underlined; aboriginal anima…
Object History
Purchased from E-Bay, item #222812557.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.31.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, horizontal; white border; in black in bottom border, "ASTOR HOTEL . 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; shows hotel and large neon sign; on reverse in black, "THE ASTOR HOTEL" "Its complete facilities make the Astor..."; at top centre, "POST CARD", underlined; aboriginal animal logo at left; vertical line divides card in half; at left, "CORRESPONDENCE", at right, "ADDRESS"; outline of rectangle at upper right, "Stamp Here"; black smudge across centre back, small blue smudge; lightly soiled; slight bleeding of colour into border at upper left; unused
Object History
Purchased from E-Bay, item #222812557.
Marks/Labels
Astor Hotel / 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby 1, B.C.
Title
Astor Hotel
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.50.6
Description
Postcard: large horizontal card, white, with five colour photos of the "Astor Hotel"; upper left is exterior with sign; centre is "The Drive-In Lobby", with people; lower right is "The Haida Grill" restaurant, with people; upper right, angled, is "A Deluxe Bed Sitting Room"; lower left, angled, is …
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.50.6
Description
Postcard: large horizontal card, white, with five colour photos of the "Astor Hotel"; upper left is exterior with sign; centre is "The Drive-In Lobby", with people; lower right is "The Haida Grill" restaurant, with people; upper right, angled, is "A Deluxe Bed Sitting Room"; lower left, angled, is "A Double Bedroom"; black print except for hotel name, which is in red; black aboriginal animal logo? at upper right and lower left corners; on reverse in black, "The Hotel Astor is... 4561 Kingsway (at McKay)..." "MEMBER DINERS' CLUB" "4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B. C."; logo; line divides card in half; at left, "CORRESPONDENCE", at right, "ADDRESS" and four horizontal lines; "POST CARD" at top, at bottom, "LITHO IN CANADA" "BULMAN BROS. B.C. VAN.; outline of rectangle at upper right, "Stamp Here"; some smudging, spots, crease; unused
Marks/Labels
Astor Hotel / Member Diners' Club / 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby 1, B.C.
Colour
white
Maker
Bulman Bros. B.C. Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Astor Hotel
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.10
Description
Postcard: colour photo; vertical; "Astor Hotel" neon sign against blue sky; red grid with coloured aboriginal animal logo, yellow-on-blue "Astor" horizontally across top, white-on-red "HOTEL" vertically down right side; brick base with angled left side has two yellow stripes which follow slant then…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.10
Description
Postcard: colour photo; vertical; "Astor Hotel" neon sign against blue sky; red grid with coloured aboriginal animal logo, yellow-on-blue "Astor" horizontally across top, white-on-red "HOTEL" vertically down right side; brick base with angled left side has two yellow stripes which follow slant then change to horizontal, becoming supports for sign; blue-bordered white message sign at lower part, white "BARBER SHOP" "BEAUTY SALON"; black message lettering "RESERVE NOW FOR FALL AND WINTER BANQUETS AND RECEPTIONS"; black arrow suspended from bottom, points left, white "PARKING"; sidewalk, buildings behind, electrical wire support pole, other signs; on reverse in light blue "ASTOR HOTEL - 3985 Kingsway Ave., Burnaby, B.C." "Deluxe guest rooms with T.V. -- Haida Dining Room -- Coffee Lounge -- Banquet Facilities -- Member Diners Club." "Phone: HE. 3-0551"; up centre, "MADE IN CANADA BY GRANT-MANN LITHOGRAPHERS LTD. COLOR CARD DIVISION, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA."; at bottom, "C-135"; at top, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS"; outline of rectangle at upper right, "STAMP"; pencilled "$7" at upper left; lightly soiled, corners worn; unused
Marks/Labels
Astor / Hotel / Reserve Now for Fall and.. / Astor Hotel. 3985 Kingsway Ave., / Burnaby, B.C. / Deluxe guest rooms
Maker
Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Astor Hotel C-135
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Bylaw Number: 3581 - Astor Hotel Lease Authorization Bylaw 1955

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/bylaw20787
Repository
Office of the City Clerk
Bylaw Number
3581
Final Adoption
1955 May 16
Status
Bylaws - Adopted
Provenance
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  1 Document  
Repository
Office of the City Clerk
Bylaw Number
3581
Final Adoption
1955 May 16
Status
Bylaws - Adopted
Provenance
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.2
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; hotel lobby; white border with black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 3985 KINGSWAY, VANCOUVER, B.C."; lobby has c. 1950s furnishings, people seated and standing; image is blurred; on reverse in black, "LOBBY" "Actual photograph of the comfortable lobby of the Astor…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.2
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; hotel lobby; white border with black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 3985 KINGSWAY, VANCOUVER, B.C."; lobby has c. 1950s furnishings, people seated and standing; image is blurred; on reverse in black, "LOBBY" "Actual photograph of the comfortable lobby of the Astor Hotel", aboriginal animal logo, "POST CARD"; line down centre; at left, "CORRESPONDENCE", at right, "ADDRESS"; outline of rectangle at upper right with "Stamp Here"; soiled; surface tears from adhesive? contact; "4.00"? erased at upper left; some wear on corners; unused
Title
Astor Hotel . 3985 Kingsway, Vancouver, B.C.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.8
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; hotel lobby; white border with black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; lobby has c. 1950s furnishings, people seated and standing; image is slightly blurred; on reverse in black, "LOBBY" "Photograph of the comfortable lobby of the Ast…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.8
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; hotel lobby; white border with black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; lobby has c. 1950s furnishings, people seated and standing; image is slightly blurred; on reverse in black, "LOBBY" "Photograph of the comfortable lobby of the Astor Hotel", aboriginal animal logo, "POST CARD"; line down centre; at left, "CORRESPONDENCE", at right, "ADDRESS"; outline of rectangle at upper right with "Stamp Here"; pencilled "$7" at upper left; lightly soiled; unused
Marks/Labels
Astor Hotel. 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby 1, B.C. / Lobby / Photograph of the comfortable lobby
Title
Astor Hotel . 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby 1, B.C.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.9
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; restaurant interior; white border, black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; shows people seated at table in dining room, waiter in background has meat carved by man in white with chef's hat at stainless steel serving station; on revers…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.9
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; restaurant interior; white border, black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; shows people seated at table in dining room, waiter in background has meat carved by man in white with chef's hat at stainless steel serving station; on reverse in black, "THE HAIDA GRILL" "The delightful setting and excellent cuisine..."; aboriginal animal logo; "POST CARD"; line up centre, "CORRESPONDENCE" at left, "ADDRESS" at right; outline of rectangle at upper right, "Stamp Here"; pencilled "$7" at left; lightly soiled; c. 1950s; unused
Marks/Labels
Astor Hotel. 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby 1, B.C. / The Haida Grill / The delightful setting and excellent cuisine..
Title
Astor Hotel 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby 1, B.C.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Lease of Parcel 1, Lot 4, Lot 153, Plan 783 - Astor Hotel Limited

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/councilreport44423
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
44664
Meeting Date
11-Oct-1955
Type/Format
Council - Mayor/Councillor/Staff Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
44664
Meeting Date
11-Oct-1955
Type/Format
Council - Mayor/Councillor/Staff Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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Road Allowance on Grange Street and Pioneer Avenue - Astor Hotel Limited

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/councilreport45091
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
44001
Meeting Date
7-Feb-1955
Type/Format
Council - Mayor/Councillor/Staff Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
44001
Meeting Date
7-Feb-1955
Type/Format
Council - Mayor/Councillor/Staff Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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Application of Astor Hotel Ltd. For Rezoning of the Property Described as Lot 4, DL 153

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/councilreport45301
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
45480
Meeting Date
22-Nov-1954
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
45480
Meeting Date
22-Nov-1954
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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Extension of Liquor Licence Facility Operating Hours Metro Centre Hotel (former Astor Hotel) 4561 Kingsway

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/councilreport14096
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
9004
Meeting Date
7-Mar-1988
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
17
Item No.
4
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
9004
Meeting Date
7-Mar-1988
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
17
Item No.
4
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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John Shaw and Mayor Bob Prittie

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto55597
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1971
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 12.5 cm
Item No.
485-072
Storage Location
65-1
Scope and Content
Photograph of John Shaw (left) receiving a long service award pin from Mayor Bob Prittie (right). The photograph was taken at the Burnaby Long Service Awards ceremony held at the Astor Hotel in 1971. John Shaw had worked for Burnaby for 35 years.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1971
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Civil Service records
Description Level
Item
Item No.
485-072
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Storage Location
65-1
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 12.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of John Shaw (left) receiving a long service award pin from Mayor Bob Prittie (right). The photograph was taken at the Burnaby Long Service Awards ceremony held at the Astor Hotel in 1971. John Shaw had worked for Burnaby for 35 years.
Photographer
LeBlanc, Don
Creator
John Shaw
Subjects
Ceremonies - Award Ceremonies
Occupations - Civic Workers
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Names
Shaw, John H. "Jack"
Prittie, Robert W. "Bob"
Astor Hotel
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note on verso reads: "Me & Mayor Bob Prittie / Astor Hotel / Long Service Awards / 1971"
Photographer's stamp on vrso
Photographer identifies photograph as no. 5830
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4561 Kingsway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
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Lots 17, 18, 19 and 20, Block 4, DL 153, Plan 1316 (Astor Hotel) Rezoning Reference # 18/69

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/councilreport28166
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
21113
Meeting Date
11-Jun-1973
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
43
Item No.
30
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
21113
Meeting Date
11-Jun-1973
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
43
Item No.
30
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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Extension of Liquor Licence Facility Operating Hours Metro Centre Hotel (Former Astor Hotel) 4561 Kingsway (Item 4, Report No. 17, 1988 March 07)

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/councilreport13867
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
9178
Meeting Date
30-May-1988
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
40
Item No.
3
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
9178
Meeting Date
30-May-1988
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
40
Item No.
3
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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Lease of Municipal Land to the Astor Hotel Ltd., 0.152 Acre Portion of Parcel "A" of Lot 4, DL 153, Group 1 NWD

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/councilreport23957
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
17536
Meeting Date
20-Sep-1976
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
58
Item No.
8
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
17536
Meeting Date
20-Sep-1976
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
58
Item No.
8
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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Proposed Sale of Municipal Land to the Astor Hotel Ltd., 0.152 Acre Portion of Parcel "A" of Lot 4, DL 153, Group 1 NWD

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/councilreport24618
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
16875
Meeting Date
23-Feb-1976
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
12
Item No.
5
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  1 Document  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
16875
Meeting Date
23-Feb-1976
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
12
Item No.
5
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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Lease Agreement between the Corporation of the District of Burnaby and Astor Hotel Ltd. - 0.152 Acre Portion of Parcel "A", of Lot 4, DL 153, Group 1 NWD

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/councilreport25224
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
18620
Meeting Date
5-Aug-1975
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
51
Item No.
15
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
18620
Meeting Date
5-Aug-1975
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
51
Item No.
15
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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Lease Agreement between the Corporation of the District of Burnaby and Astor Hotel Ltd. - 0.152 Acre Portion of Parcel "A", Lot 4, DL 153, Group 1 NWD

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/councilreport25565
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
18285
Meeting Date
5-May-1975
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
33
Item No.
10
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
18285
Meeting Date
5-May-1975
Type/Format
Council - Manager's Report
Manager's Report No.
33
Item No.
10
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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Long Service Awards Ceremony 1971

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto55596
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1971
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm
Item No.
485-071
Storage Location
65-1
Scope and Content
Photograph of five men standing inside the Astor Hotel. The photograph was taken at the Burnaby Long Service Awards ceremony in 1971. From left to right they are Hughie Jeboult (retired), Alderman Doug Drummond, Mayor Bob Prittie, John Shaw (35 years with the City), and Charlie Brown, former Muni…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1971
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Civil Service records
Description Level
Item
Item No.
485-071
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Storage Location
65-1
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of five men standing inside the Astor Hotel. The photograph was taken at the Burnaby Long Service Awards ceremony in 1971. From left to right they are Hughie Jeboult (retired), Alderman Doug Drummond, Mayor Bob Prittie, John Shaw (35 years with the City), and Charlie Brown, former Municipal Clerk.
Photographer
LeBlanc, Don
Creator
John Shaw
Subjects
Ceremonies - Award Ceremonies
Names
Astor Hotel
Jeboult, Hughie
Drummond, John D "Doug"
Prittie, Robert W. "Bob"
Shaw, John H. "Jack"
Brown, Charles B. "Charlie"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's stamp on verso
Photographer identifies photograph as no. 5830
Note on verso reads: "Long Service Awards / Astor Hotel / 1971" and identifies the people
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4561 Kingsway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
February 1961
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 8 cm
Item No.
480-122
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby Lawyer Dudley Edwards, when he was a guest speaker at the Burnaby Community Council. He spoke to the Council about juvenile delinquency at a meeting that took place at the Astor Hotel.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
February 1961
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-122
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby Lawyer Dudley Edwards, when he was a guest speaker at the Burnaby Community Council. He spoke to the Council about juvenile delinquency at a meeting that took place at the Astor Hotel.
Subjects
Organizations
Names
Edwards, Dudley
Burnaby Community Council
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4561 Kingsway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1950 and 1969]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Item No.
42674
Storage Location
68-1-3-17
Scope and Content
File consists of promotional materials promotional materials (mainly books of matches) for Burnaby businesses, including; Astor Hotel, Collins Corner, Texaco Service, Glenwood Service, Brenner Service, Irvine's Service, Coconut Grove, Pastime Confectionery, The Cascades Drive In Theatre, Shangri-La…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1950 and 1969]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Description Level
File
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Ephemera Collection
Item No.
42674
Storage Location
68-1-3-17
Accession Number
BHS989-16
Scope and Content
File consists of promotional materials promotional materials (mainly books of matches) for Burnaby businesses, including; Astor Hotel, Collins Corner, Texaco Service, Glenwood Service, Brenner Service, Irvine's Service, Coconut Grove, Pastime Confectionery, The Cascades Drive In Theatre, Shangri-La Supper Club, Gai Paree Supper Club, Rankine's Confectionery and Fountain, Mike's Billiards, George's Coffee Shop, York Grocery, Glenburn Recreations, Rob Roy, Inner-City Bowling Alleys, Benham's Grocery, Crescent Grocery & Coffee Shop, The Spinning Top, The Hot Spot, Sherry's Self Service and Cafe - 99.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
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Chapter Nine: Kingsway West School Neighbourhood, McKay District p. 271

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1994
At McKay was Miss Pitman Drygoods. Wallace’s Groceteria. Up above was the McKay Hall where, among other things, was the Annual May Day Dance for the young people. Before the Astor Hotel there was Tommy Yee’s vegetable gardens where he sold his garden produce. The Royal Bank was on the
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1994
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
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Chapter Nine: Kingsway West School Neighbourhood, McKay District p. 304

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1994
. My husband, Harry and George Nichols, started the first Credit Union in Burnaby, the "Pioneer Credit Union", at 7375 Kingsway. At that time he worked in George’s butcher shop at McKay and Kingsway, where the Piano Store is now, across the street from the Metro Hotel (formerly Astor Hotel
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1994
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
Less detail

Chapter XI: Commerce Along Kingsway p. 73

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Bygones of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1977
. Mrs. Chamberlain remembers, “We used to get our vegetables from a Chinese vegetable store called “Tommy’s.” The vegetables were grown across the street from the store where the Astor Hotel is now.” Axford’s Grocery and Hardware Store was in business on the west side of Royal Oak just south of
  1 Digital Chapter  

Chapter Nine: Kingsway West School Neighbourhood, McKay District p. 299

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumlibrary6023-299
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1994
Buena Motel and Trailer Park, next to the old Astor Hotel, and died of a heart attack while cleaning snow off of his windshield to go to work one morning during the 1970’s. He had never married, never travelled, hardly spent any of his money and left no will. He had spoken of a cousin in Ireland
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1994
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
Less detail

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