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Architecture of Quebec

16 December 2009

1886 – Hôtel du Parlement, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Eugène-Etienne Tache The Parliament Building (Hôtel du Parlement) is home to the Parliament of Quebec composed of the Lieutenant-Governor and the National Assembly. The building was designed by architect Eugène-Étienne Taché and...

16 December 2009

1887 – Ministry of Finance, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Eugène-Etienne Tache Originally built as a courthouse, and was restored again from 1983 to 1987. Since then it has been Québec’s Ministry of Justice. The architect of the exterior was Eugène-Etienne Tache,...

11 December 2009

1888 – Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: James O’Donnell Notre-Dame Basilica (French Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal), overlooks the Place d’Armes in the heart of Old Montreal. The Roman Catholic Sulpician Order arrived in Montreal (Ville-Marie) in 1657; six years...

06 August 2010

1889 – St. James United Church, Montreal

Architect: Alexander F. Dunlop The present building is the congregation’s fourth home. It was built between 1887 and 1889 after the congregation decided to move uptown from St. James Street, hence the name....

14 December 2009

1889 – Windsor Station, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Bruce Price / E. & W.S. Maxwell In 1887, Canadian Pacific, just after completing the country’s first transcontinental railway, began building Windsor Station. The company wished to have a suitably imposing station...

30 September 2009

1890 – Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: H. Saxon Snell & Son

30 September 2009

1890 – Villa at St. Hyacinthe, Quebec

Architect: Daoust & Gendron

30 September 2009

1891 – Board of Trade, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge

30 September 2009

1891 – First Premiated Design, Quebec City Hall

Architect: E. Charest

30 September 2009

1892 – Bank of Montreal Branch, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Taylor & Gordon Constructed at Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest & Rue Mansfield, and still existing although not in use as a bank. Later extended on the Mansfield facade, this is a fine sandstone...