Friday, 16 May 2014

New room names at 395 Wellington

Now that Public Works and Government Services Canada have taken over operation of the ground floor at 395 Wellington Street, the public building the houses Library and Archives Canada there's change underway. Some of the space is being renovated with more light entering. Murals now grace the wall on the east side of the sunken lobby.

Names are replacing numerals and letters to identify the rooms. The auditorium where BIFHSGO holds it's monthly meetings will be known as the John McCrae Auditorium. Others room names are more obscure

Room 154 = Sheila Watson Room
Room 156 = Leslie McFarlane Room
Exhibition Room A = Margaret Avison Room
Exhibition Room  B = Winifred Bambrick Room
Exhibition Room C = Morley Callaghan Room
Boardroom inside Salon C = Matt Cohen Room
Room 129 = Mordecai Richler Room
Room 128 = Yvon Normand Room

via Glenn Wright

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Not all that obscure: all are Canadian writers.