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Old Posted Oct 31, 2019, 1:58 PM
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Originally Posted by lrt's friend View Post
For eastern Ontario, I would say Kingston. A city with historic architecture, a vibrant downtown, an attractive waterfront, a top notch university, and one of Canada's best known historic sites. Often called the 'Limestone City' for the limestone architecture, it is the largest of the Loyalist towns and cities that line the St. Lawrence River and the north shore of Lake Ontario.
Kingston is a good pick for English Ontario. It features a lot of that Eastern Ontario grey stone architecture that is drastically different than the major population centres of SW Ontario.

Apart from a few isolated examples, I wouldn't expect to find a streetscape like this West of Kingston:

It also features some pretty unique and well-known institutions. Similar to Annapolis it also houses the Royal Military College which carries about a population of 10,000 in the city. With that and Fort Henry, it has a history of being a military town.

Second would be the max-security Kingston Penitentiary, famous for housing Ontario's most notorious serial killer.

Both of these again feature that grey stone that easily set the location apart from more Western towns.


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