Chateau Laurier

City manager will now have the final say over the hotel design.
City staff had recommended that the designs be approved by city subcommittee.
The latest design will now be seven storeys tall with glass and limestone accents throughout.
The latest designs’ inclusion of limestone – a primary material in the original Château structure – is aimed at appeasing critics who claimed previous versions of the addition were not in keeping…
Wet weather, perception that rooms are sold out have tempered what many hoteliers felt would be a record year, industry leaders say.
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