Enlaces Institucionales


4.22 Buildings, monuments and public places

Capitalize the official names of specific buildings, monuments, squares, parks, etc.:

  • Robson Square
  • St. Andrew’s Church
  • the Brock Monument
  • the National Gallery
  • the O’Keefe Centre
  • the Peace Bridge
  • the Plains of Abraham
  • the Temple of Cheops
  • the Toronto Public Library
  • the Vancouver International Airport

Do not capitalize words describing these features when they are used generically, in names that are not official, or in plural forms:

  • the city’s war memorial
  • the international bridge
  • an Anglican church
  • an Egyptian temple
  • Yonge and Bay streets
  • the Vancouver airport