Slide Title

Château Frontenac

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Date

1-1-1985

Description

The Château Frontenac is a grand hotel in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, designed by American architect, Bruce Price, in 1893. The hotel was designed and built in the châteauesque style and modeled after French castles to feature ornamented towers, steeply pitched roofs, and elaborate spires. The building is at an elevation of 54 m (177 ft) and has more than 600 rooms on its 18 floors.

Notes

Bibliography: "Le Château Frontenac - Hotel History." Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, 2016 www.fairmont.com/frontenac-quebec/hotel-history. Accessed 24 Mar. 2016. Sabourin, DIane. "Château Frontenac." The Canadian Encyclopedia, 13 Mar. 2015, www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/chateau-frontenac. Accessed 24 Mar. 2016.

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Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Creator 3 Role

Firm

Building Type

Hotel

Building Style

Renaissance Revival

Subject Headings

Renaissance revival (Architecture); Hotels;

Country Name

Canada

Region Name

Quebec

City Name

Quebec City

Street Address

1 Rue des Carrières

Keywords

hotel, renaissance, French, château, historic, historic buildings, Quebec, Quebec City

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