VIEW-2701 | Queen's Hotel, Peel Street, Montreal, QC, about 1895

Queen's Hotel, Peel Street, Montreal, QC, about 1895
Wm. Notman & Son
About 1895, 19th century
Silver salts on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
25 x 20 cm
Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd.
© McCord Museum
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The Queen's Hotel, on Peel Street, close to the Grand Trunk's Bonaventure Station and not far from the Canadian Pacific's Windsor Station, opened its doors in 1893. Its reasonable prices must have attracted a varied clientele. It advertised itself as "a modern fireproof hotel." An elegant facing of dressed stone - very fashionable red sandstone - masked the modernity of its structure, which was partly steel.