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This is a partial view of a luxury hotel with 618 rooms. It defines the Québec City skyline and it is a National Historic Site of Canada. It was designed by American architect Bruce Price, as one of a series of "château" style hotels built for the Canadian Pacific Railway company (aka CPR) during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The newer portions of the hotel—including the central tower—were designed by William Sutherland Maxwell, a well-known Canadian architect. The Château Frontenac opened in 1893, and was named after Louis de Buade, Count of Frontenac, who was governor of the colony of New France from 1672 to 1682 and 1689 to 1698.

A nice view of the entire building is available
here.

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