Cultural and Convention Center, Norfolk, Virginia, Construction Plans, 1966
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Brief Description: Construction plans for the Cultural and Convention Center (Scope Arena and Chrysler Hall theater) in downtown Norfolk, Virginia. Included are original architectural drawings, copy prints of these and other architectural drawings, and engineering reports. The bulk of the materials are from 1966 and were produced by Studio Nervi, a prominent architectural and engineering firm based in Rome, Italy. Some of the copy prints were created jointly by Studio Nervi and the local Norfolk architects Williams and Tazewell.
Held at:
Sargeant Memorial Collection
Slover Library
235 East Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 7574317429
Email: localhistory [at] norfolk.gov
Record Series Number: 002/RG 08/02/0000-001
Created by: Studio Nervi (Firm)
Volume: 2.0 Boxes
Acquired: 00/00/0000.
Arrangement: By record type, in numeric order where appropriate.
Biographical Note for Studio Nervi (Firm) : Studio Nervi was an architectural and engineering firm based in Rome, Italy. The firm was founded by Pier Luigi Nervi (1891-1979), a prominent 20th century architect renowned for his advanced structural designs using reinforced concrete.
Access Restrictions: This collection is available to researchers by appointment.
Subject Index
Architecture--Designs and plans
Architecture--Virginia--Norfolk
Buildings
Norfolk (Va.)
Urban renewal
Genres/Forms of Material
Architectural drawings (visual works)
Municipal government records
Reports
Technical drawings
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.
Acquisition Notes: Department of City Planning, Norfolk, Virginia, by donation
Related Materials: There are digital reproductions of the oversized Studio Nervi original drawings from Box 1, available by appointment only.
PreferredCitation: Cultural and Convention Center, Norfolk, Virginia, Construction Plans, RG 08-0000-001, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.