The Edward Drake Building represents one of the best examples of modernist architecture in Canada's National Capital Region. This article is concerned with architectural aspects of Modernism; for the most recent developments in architecture see Contemporary architecture. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page The National Capital Region is an official federal designation for the Canadian capital of Ottawa, Ontario, the neighboring city of Gatineau, Quebec
Located in Ottawa, Ontario, the building was designed by D. Ottawa (ˈɒtəwə or sometimes /ˈɒtəwɑː/ is the Capital of Canada and the country's fourth largest municipality. Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec G. McKinstry and constructed between 1961 and 1964. Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar. It originally served as the headquarters of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, although significant CBC budget cutbacks in the 1990s led to the relocation of the head office staff (now housed in the CBC Ottawa Broadcast Centre) in 1997. The CBC Ottawa Broadcast Centre is located in Ottawa, Canada and is home to the head office of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the CBC's various The building is now occupied by the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), Canada's national cryptologic agency, and was renamed in honour of the first Director of CSE’s predecessor organisation, the Communications Branch of the National Research Council. The Communications Security Establishment Canada ( CSEC or CSE) (Centre de la sécurité des télécommunications Canada ( CSTC or CST) is
The building occupies a large site bordered by Riverside Drive, Heron Road and Bronson Avenue. Riverside Drive ( Ottawa Road #19) is a major road in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada that follows along the eastern bank of the Rideau Heron Road ( Ottawa Road #16) is a major road in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Bronson Avenue ( Ottawa Road #79) is a major north-south arterial road in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. For more than four decades, it has been a landmark in south Ottawa as it is set apart from any other buildings, and it was particularly known for the large CBC/Radio Canada logo on one wing of the building (since removed). It has been designated as a "classified federal heritage building", which means that it is a federal government building that has been assigned the highest level of heritage protection.