Quebec's 'Plan lumière' Sets the City Aglow at Night

As part of its 400th birthday celebration, Quebec City kicked off a plan that involves lighting up its historic landmarks at night.

"Quebec City's Plan lumière represents a breakthrough in urban planning in Canada. Most Canadian cities have landmark properties that have been the objects of individualized special light plans. Quebec's Plan lumière has taken architectural lighting to a more collective level – and yes, it has made a very beautiful city even more beautiful than it used to be."

Full Story: Quebec City lights up the night

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