Debatably one of Canada’s most recognizable structures is the CN Tower, located in Toronto, Ontario. It took 40 months of construction to complete the 553.3-meter-tall communications and observation tower. More than 1.5 million people visit the national tower annually.
The Rideau Canal, located in Ottawa, Ontario, opened in 1932. It is the oldest continuously operated canal system in North America.
Château Frontenac is a hotel in Quebec City, and is a National Historic Site of Canada. The structure was built as a ‘château’-styled hotel by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1892 to entice wealthy tourists to utilize their transportation services.
Canada Place is a convention center located at the waterfront in Vancouver, British Columbia. Construction began on the structure March 9, 1983 and reportedly cost approximately $400 million to complete. After 2 years of work, the center opened on May 2, 1986.
One of Canada’s most distinguishable bridges is the Confederation Bridge, which joins maritime provinces Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. It took 4 years to complete the 12.9km long bridge, and approximately 5,000 workers. Confederation Bridge opened on May 31, 1997.
The primary building of the Canadian parliamentary complex in Ottawa, Ottawa is known as the Centre Block. Construction began on the Gothic Revival-styled building on July 24, 1916.
Calgary’s Saddledome, home of the NHL team, the Calgary Flames, is a multi-use indoor arena. Ground broke for the arena on July 29, 1981, and opened just over 2 years later.