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Parliament of Canada

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Identification

Parliament of Canada
113353

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Structure in General

building with towers
existing [completed]
concrete
masonry
neo-gothic

Usages

governmental office
library museum

Facts

  • There is a public observation deck at the top.
  • The building's facade is constructed out of Nepean sandstone.
  • Peace Tower is a campanile with a 53-bell carillon inside.
  • The four clock faces are 4.8 meters (16 feet) in diameter.
  • The Peace Tower is part of the Centre Block building, which was built in 1922. The West Block was built in 1865, and the East Block in 1866.
  • The exact height of the tower is 302 feet, 6 1/4 inches.
  • The tall central tower is called the Peace Tower. It was named Victoria Tower until 1933.

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Location

127 Wellington Street
Parliament Hill
K1P
Centre Town
Ottawa
Ottawa
Ontario
Canada

Technical Data

302.49 ft
13
1927
1996
1

Involved Companies


T.W. Fuller

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • City landmark
  • National landmark
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