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Architecture of Quebec

16 December 2009

1852 – Chalmers-Wesley United Church, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: John Wells This church, inaugurated in 1853, carries the name of Chalmers in honor of Reverend Thomas Chalmers, a former Scottish pastor and former head of the Free Church movement in Scotland....

30 June 2010

1855 – Camille-Roy Building, Seminaire de Quebec

Architect: Charles Baillargé The historical site of the Séminaire de Québec in Old Quebec includes a vast number of buildings, some of which date back to the 17th century and are witnesses of...

16 December 2009

1855 – Presbytery of St. Patrick’s Church, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Goodlate Richardson Browne

11 December 2009

1859 – Christ Church Anglican Cathedral, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Frank W. Wills The present Cathedral was completed in 1859, after fire destroyed the previous church on this site. It is a neo-Gothic building, designed by British architect Frank Wills. The spire...

11 August 2009

1859 – Eglise Notre Dame du Portage, Quebec

10 December 2012

1860 – Liverpool and London Insurance Company, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Architect: Hopkins, Lawford & Nelson Published in The Building News, January 27 1860. Possibly the Ontario Bank of 1862 on Place d’Armes in Montreal. Now demolished. Interestingly, in the following issue of the...

30 September 2009

1860 – The Finlay Asylum, Quebec City

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

10 December 2012

1861 – Provincial Exhibition Buildings & Museum, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: J.W. Hopkins Published in The Building News, July 27 1860. Constructed on Rue St. Catherine as a temporary structure for an exhibition of manufacturing. Described as “The form of that portion of...

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...