By Don Butler, Maria Cook, Doug Fischer
For a hundred years, the area has walked during the foyer of the Fairmont Chateau Laurier, the grand inn set in a picturesque panorama the place the Rideau Canal locks make their descent to the Ottawa River.
From the instant it opened in 1912, it was once within the phrases of an previous brochure "the position the place politics and enjoyment, finance and style meet ... the hub of the capital's wheel of affairs, an exceptional and precious centre of Canadian life."
This was once the place the Canadian govt manage transitority quarters while the Parliament structures burned in 1916. It was once where troops massed sooner than heading to struggle. Photographer Yousuf Karsh lived and labored on the resort. The CBC broadcast from it. The lengthy record of recognized visitors comprises Queen Elizabeth, the Dalai Lama and Nelson Mandela.
The dramatic silhouette of towers and steep roofs of the Chateau Laurier defines Ottawa for viewers and citizens alike. Conical turrets upward push from significant partitions of Indiana limestone. Gables of the warm-coloured stone are carved with vegetation, scrolls and creâsts. Dormer home windows punctuate expanses of eco-friendly copper roof.
Learn extra concerning the Chateau, its background and the folk in the back of it during this beautiful selection of tales and historic images from the Ottawa Citizen.
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A Regular Palace by Don Butler, Maria Cook, Doug Fischer