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East Block Plans

“The Eastern Block of the Departmental Buildings is of an irregular and picturesque shape. The west front or that which faces the square, is 245 feet [75 m], and 319feet [97 m] on the south front or that which faces Wellington street. Messieurs Stent and Laver, [were] the Architects, and Messieurs Jones, Haycock and Co., the contractors for the Departmental Buildings.”

from Hand Book to the Parliamentary and Departmental Buildings, Canada, by Joseph Bureau (1867)