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16 December 2009

1824 – Conservatoire d’art dramatique, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: George Blaiklock Based on plans by George Blaiklock, the first Neo-classical architect in Quebec, the Conservatoire d’art dramatique was originally built as Trinity Chapel-of-ease. Paid for by the Chief Justice Jonathan Sewell...

16 December 2009

1817 – Jesuit Church, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Thomas Baillargé Following the plans of architect Francois Baillargé, the construction of the chapel began in 1817. After the Jesuits returned to Canada in 1849, they were asked to assume the direction...

16 December 2009

1810 – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Quebec City, Quebec

The oldest Presbyterian congregation in North America, received in 1802, in response to a petition signed by 148 persons the present Church site granted by George III, although it was not until 1809...

16 December 2009

1808 – Morrin College, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Thomas Baillargé In the days of New France, the Royal Redoubt, stood on the site of the Morrin Centre. These enclosed defensive works were adjacent to the original city walls. Initially used...

16 December 2009

1804 – Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Captain Hall and Major William Robe Designed in the neoclassic Palladian style, the Cathedral was modeled after the famous church of St. Martin-in-the-fields in Trafalgar Square, London. King George III paid for...

16 December 2009

1688 – Place-Royale, Quebec City, Quebec

Place Royal is a square in the Lower Town of Quebec. Its centrepieces is the little church Notre-Dame-des-Victoires but the entire composition is a beautiful example of the architecture of New France. The...

16 December 2009

1723 – Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, Quebec City, Quebec

Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, a small church in the Lower Town, started in 1687 and was completed in 1723. Originally dedicated to l’Enfant Jésus, in 1690 it received the name Notre-Dame-de-la-Victoire following the retreat of the...

16 December 2009

1822 – Notre Dame de Quebec Basilica, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Jean Baillargé, François Baillargé, Thomas Baillargé Located on this site since 1647, the Cathedral has twice been destroyed by fire throughout the centuries. The interior was designed by Jean Baillairgé and his...

15 December 2009

1992 – Pointe-à -Callière, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Dan S. Hanganu Built in 1992, the “Éperon” building, designed by architect Dan S. Hanganu, is reminiscent of the Victorian structure that formerly stood on this spot, the Royal Insurance Company Building....

15 December 2009

2005 – McGill University Music Faculty, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Saucier + Perrotte Designed by Saucier & Perrotte Architectes, Gilles Saucier, the man behind the concept, emphasizes, “McGill was very brave in devoting the site to the music school when they could...