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Québec City (aerial)


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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.


Bibliography: Marsh, James. "St. Lawrence River." The Canadian Encyclopedia, 04 Mar. 2015, Accessed 18 Apr. 2016. "Explore Quebec City: Fontaine de Tourny." Québec City Tourism, 2016, Accessed 18 Apr. 2016.


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


downtown, cityscape, aerial, Quebec, Quebec City