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The St. Lawrence River and Boulevard Champlain as seen from the Chåteau Frontenac in Quebec City. The luxury hotel was built in 1893 and is one of the most well known landmarks in the city. This photograph overlooks a large amount of retail and cafe storefronts that line the blocks in front of the river.


Bibliography: "Le Château Frontenac - Hotel History." Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, 2016 Accessed 24 Mar. 2016. Sabourin, DIane. "Château Frontenac." The Canadian Encyclopedia, 13 Mar. 2015, Accessed 24 Mar. 2016.


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Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, MSS-0041, Special Collections, James P. Adams Library, Rhode Island College.


waterfront, hotel, travel, landscape, St. Lawrence River