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Grand Central Hotel / Hôtel Grand Central

1877

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2013
1. Grand Central Hotel / Hôtel Grand Central Marker
Inscription.

Built as a grocery store by Thomas Coffey, Sr., this building was the Grand Central Hotel from 1889 to 1907, and a Salvation Army hostel from 1908 to 1949.

Designated Heritage Property
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Construit au départ comme l'épicerie de Thomas Coffey, pére. L'immueble a abrite l'hôtel Grand Central de 1889 à 1907, puis d'auberge de l'Armee du Salut de 1908 à 1949.
Classé Monument Historique

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1982 Award of Excellence
In recognition of the sympathetic work in conserving the architectural character of the Grand Central Hotel
Completed August 1981

1982 Prix d'Excellence
En reconnaissance de l'excellent travail de conservation du caractère architectural du Grand Central Hotel

Terminé en août 1981

 
Erected 1982 by City of Ottawa.
 
Location. 45° 25.625′ N, 75° 41.491′ W. Marker is in Ottawa, Ontario, in National Capital Region. Marker is at the intersection of George Street and William Street, on the right when traveling east on George Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 74 George Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 0A8, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers.
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By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2013
2. Grand Central Hotel Award of Excellence Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. By Ward Market Heritage Conservation District (within shouting distance of this marker); Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Rideau Canal (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Sappers’ Bridge (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Commissariat (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant) (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Lieutenant Colonel Charles-Michel d’Irumberry de Salaberry, CB (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Rideau Waterway (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Ottawa.
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2013
3. Grand Central Hotel / Hôtel Grand Central and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on March 11, 2017.
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