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Architecture of Quebec City

17 December 2009

1915 – Gare du Palais, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Harry Edward Prindle Built in the Chateau style to reflect the dominant Chateau Frontenac on the old town above the station, the real glory of the Gare du Palais is the entrance...

30 June 2010

1916 – L’édifice Jean-Baptiste-De La Salle, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Georges-Emile Tanquay Formerly the Academie Commerciale de Quebec, and now used as Quebec Government offices. Originally the corner was surmounted by a cupola and dome.

17 December 2009

1919 – Pont de Québec, Quebec City, Quebec

The Quebec Bridge is a riveted steel truss structure and is 3,239 feet long, 94 ft wide, and 340 ft high. Cantilever arms of 580 ft support a 640 ft central span, for...

30 June 2010

1921 – Former Église Saint-Coeur-de-Marie, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Arthur Régnault The local priest was a native of Rennes in France, and he commission a Rennes architect Arthur Régnault to design the church. The plans that he sent over to Quebec...

17 December 2009

1930 – Price Building, Quebec City, Quebec

Architects: Ross & MacDonald Built in 1930-1931 amid controversy for Price Brothers Ltd., it is the tallest building in the Old Quebec historical district, and one of the oldest skyscrapers in Canada. The...

17 December 2009

1930s – Former Empire Cinema, Quebec City, Quebec

Former Art Deco cinema now subsumed into the neighbouring department store, but tastefully so. The awning over the sidewalk is still intact as is most of the original Art Deco detailing.

17 December 2009

1940 – Federal Building, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Raoul Chènevert Built in the Chateau style to reflect the dominant Chateau Frontenac on the old town above the station, and adjacent to the railways station in a similar though less successful...

30 June 2010

1969 – Édifice d’Youville, Quebec City, Quebec

Tall bank building in the Upper Town

17 December 2009

2007 – Espace 400e, Quebec City, Quebec

Located alongside Bassin Louise, the Old Port of Québec Interpretation Center recreates the feverish atmosphere of the docks at the time of the legendary raftsmen and tall ship builders when the timber trade...

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