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Georges-Émile Tanguay

17 December 2009

1902 – Old Fire Station, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Georges-Émile Tanguay In the early 20th Century, Firehouse #5 was designed by Georges-Émile Tanguay (who also built Québec’s City Hall) with a spectacular “Second Empire” façade, flanked by a high tower whose...

17 December 2009

1896 – City Hall, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Georges-Émile Tanguay A statue of Cardinal Taschereau (1820-98) stands in the hotel forecourt, which once served as a marketplace. Taschereau, a former rector of Laval University, was the first Canadian to be...