Archives & Artifacts

Welcome to our Larrivée museum section. Here you will find a visual history illustrating much of our early days right up to the present day.  Over time we will be adding more photos so return and visit occasionally for updated photos and quotes. If you happen to have interesting photos relative to our history, please contact us and share with us your photos at info@larrivee.com.

Locations

1968 • Toronto • First shop was friends basement • Broadview and Dundas.

1968 - 1971 • Toronto • Jean's first basement shop in own home with first wife on Allenbury Gardens • John Jr was born here in 1968.

1971 - 1972 • Toronto • Top floor of Terragon Thatre • Jean's first from home • It was at this time Jean made alliances with Grit Laskin and Srgei de Young.

1972 - 1973 • Toronto • 959A Mt Pleasant Ave. • Jean's first home/shop with inlay artist wife, Wendy Jones • David Wren begins apprenticeship.

1973 - 1975 • Toronto • 67B Portland Ave • Top floor

1975 - 1977 • Last Toronto shop • 9 Dwight Ave. • New apprenticeships begin with Linda Manzer, Tony Duggen-Smith and George Gray • Jean's second son Matthew was also born during this time.

1977 - 1983 • Victoria, BC • Esquimalt Rd. • First shop in British Columbia, Canada.

1983 - 1994 • North vancouver • 267 E 1st St • Jean begins to experiment with electric guitars during this time.

1994 - 1997 • Vancouver • 1896 Victoria Div.

1997 - 2103 • Vancouver • 780 East Cordova St • This would be the final presence in Canada as we know it.

2001 - present • Oxnard, California