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The new $162 million National Gallery of Canada is dramatically situated on Ottawa's Nepean Point across from Parliament Hill. Canadian architect Moshe Safdie's massive structure of granite; glass and concrete contains bright galleries that feel open and airy. The vast interior has been carved into dozens of rooms; some cavernous but many small and intimate. When lit from within at night. Its six glass towers stand out like a jewel on Ottawa's neo-Gothic skyline Open in full size

The new $162 million National Gallery of Canada is dramatically situated on Ottawa's Nepean Point across from Parliament Hill. Canadian architect Moshe Safdie's massive structure of granite; glass and concrete contains bright galleries that feel open and airy. The vast interior has been carved into dozens of rooms; some cavernous but many small and intimate. When lit from within at night. Its six glass towers stand out like a jewel on Ottawa's neo-Gothic skyline

Picture, 1988, English

The new $162 million National Gallery of Canada is dramatically situated on Ottawa's Nepean Point across from Parliament Hill. Canadian architect Moshe Safdie's massive structure of granite; glass and concrete contains bright galleries that feel open and airy. The vast interior has been carved into dozens of rooms; some cavernous but many small and intimate. When lit from within at night. Its six glass towers stand out like a jewel on Ottawa's neo-Gothic skyline

Picture, 1988, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Ottawa - National Art Gallery

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0107429f