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Architecture of Quebec City

30 September 2009

1860 – The Finlay Asylum, Quebec City

Architect: Stent & Laver Perspective View published in The Builder, July 7th 1860.

02 August 2009

1865 – Porte St. Jean, Quebec City

The Citadel and walls, built to protect the city, are the largest standing fortifications in North America, earning Quebec a place on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. There are also a product of the...

16 December 2009

1873 – Old Post Office, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Pierre Gauvreau Quebec’s central postal office building, dated 1873 and designed by architect Pierre Gauvreau. In 1913, a false frontage with columns and a cupola were added on the side facing the...

16 December 2009

1876 – L’Hôpital de la Miséricorde, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: David Ouellet The Good Shepherd Museum is located in the fine neo-gothic L’Hôpital de la Miséricorde. The two wings set aside for the museum were built in 1878 and 1887 to plans...

30 September 2009

1878 – New Chateau, Quebec City

Architect: W.H. Lynn Irish architect W.H. Lynn was brought over to Quebec in 1875 by the Governor General, Lord Dufferin, and he produced several designs for gates and towers on the Quebec city...

30 June 2010

1878 – Porte St. Louis, Quebec City

Architect: W.H. Lynn The Citadel and walls, built to protect the city, are the largest standing fortifications in North America, earning Quebec a place on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. There are also a...

02 August 2009

1879 – Porte Kent, Quebec City

Architect: W.H. Lynn Irish architect W.H. Lynn was brought over to Quebec in 1875 by the Governor General, Lord Dufferin, and he produced several designs for gates and towers including Porte St. Louis...

16 December 2009

1884 – St. John the Baptist Church, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Joseph-Ferdinand Peachy Following the fire of 1881 that destroyed Saint-Jean Church (constructed in 1847) and almost the entire Saint-Jean-Baptiste suburb, Joseph-Ferdinand Peachy was asked to construct a new church. He created a...

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...


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