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ID54
TitleCarl Crow, Advertising Hoarding corner Avenue & Gordon Roads, Cad Lot 3185 (1926)
Year1926
DateFriday 21 May 1926
Estimated period1919-1929
LocationShanghai IS
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Avenue Road - Gordon Road

Bamboo fence - Ruby Queen

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Advertising Hoardings - Carl Crow Incorporated. Western District 5,  Gordon & Avenue Rds. CL 3185 (South West Corner). 1925-1926. Source: SMA (SMC), U1-14-3253 (1504-1510).

Letter from Carl Crow to Commissioner of Public Works applying for a building permit covering the construction of an advertising bulletin at Avenue Road and Gordon Road. Shanghai, May 27, 1925. Source: SMA (SMC), U1-14-3253 (1505).

 We request that a building permit covering the construction of an advertising bulletin at Avenue Road and Gordon Road. This construction comes under classification "A" of your letter of April 12, 1924. The proposed bulletin is to be placed on roof of shops, South West corner - Cad Lot 3185. Trusting we may be favored with an early reply.  

Letter to Carl Crow from Commissioner of Public Works. "Application to erect Advertising Hoarding Corner of Avenue & Gordon Roads - Cad. Lot 3185 Western District." - regretting to be unable to issue a permit on account of the residential nature of the neighborhood. Shanghai, May 29, 1925. Source: SMA (SMC), U1-14-3253 (1507).

"Application to erect Advertising Hoarding Corner of Avenue & Gordon Roads - Cad. Lot 3185 Western District." With reference to your application ofr a permit to erect an advertising hoarding on the above site, I regret being unable to issue a permit for this location, on account of the residential nature of the neighbourhood.

Letter from Carl Crow to Commissioner of Public Works applying for a building permit covering the construction of an advertising hoarding at Avenue Road and Gordon Road as shown on attached sketch. Shanghai, May 21, 1926. Source: SMA (SMC), U1-14-3253 (1508).

 We request that a building permit be issued covering the erection of an advertising hoarding 11'x25' at Avenue Road and Gordon Road, shown on attached sketch. This being covered by paragraph "A" in  your letter of April 12, 1924. Plans of proposed bulletin are held on file in the permit office. Trusting you will give this your immediate attention.

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Advertising
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District NameInternational Settlement - Western - Gordon
District typeresidential
SectorL 1
Type of mediumBillboard/Hoarding
StationRoof of shop, close to a bamboo fence
Dimensions11'x 25' ( 3m x 7,5m)
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LanguageEnglish
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