Vintage Edmonton Heritage: The Hotel Macdonald

                                          Courtesy Of Brent Welch

The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald has had a long and storied history in Edmonton since it's opening on July 5, 1915, and continues to be not only the preeminent hotel in the city, but also the jewel of Edmonton heritage buildings.

From The Edmonton Bulletin, the opening gala on July 5, 1915:

And through the years: