Slide Title

Québec City (aerial)

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Date

1-1-1985

Description

Québec City from above with the St. Lawrence River in the background and the Parliament Building located to the right. The Parliament Building is an eight-floor building in Québec City and home to the Parliament of Québec. Architect Eugène-Ètienne Tachè designed the building and it was built from 1877 to 1886. Also located in the Parliament Hill area are a few shopping streets, residential areas, and public green spaces. In 1985, the complex of parliamentary buildings was declared a National Historic Site of Quebec.

Notes

Bibliography: Marsh, James. "St. Lawrence River." The Canadian Encyclopedia, 04 Mar. 2015, www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/st-lawrence-river/. Accessed 18 Apr. 2016. "Explore Quebec City: Fontaine de Tourny." Québec City Tourism, 2016, www.quebecregion.com/en/quebec-city-and-area/fountains/tourny/. Accessed 18 Apr. 2016.

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Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Subject Headings

Saint Lawrence River; Rivers -- North America; Québec City -- Aerial views

Country Name

Canada

Region Name

Québec

City Name

Québec City

Keywords

downtown, cityscape, aerial, Quebec, Quebec City

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