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Architecture of Quebec

14 December 2009

1926 – Ernest-Cormier Building, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Ernest Cormier The columned neoclassical building erected in 1926 as the city’s main criminal court is today the home of the Quebec Court of Appeal. Its massive bronze doors are richly carved...

16 July 2013

1929 – Bell Telephone Building, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Barott & Blackader Built for the Bell Telephone Co., and was constructed with a steel frame between 1927 and 1929. It has 22 floors and is 96m tall with a series of...

14 December 2009

1930 – Jacques Cartier Bridge, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Monsarrat & Pratley The Jacques Cartier Bridge is a cantilever bridge from Montreal Island, Montreal to the south shore at Longueuil. Locally it is also known as the Pont de la rive-Sud...

17 December 2009

1930 – Price Building, Quebec City, Quebec

Architects: Ross & MacDonald Built in 1930-1931 amid controversy for Price Brothers Ltd., it is the tallest building in the Old Quebec historical district, and one of the oldest skyscrapers in Canada. The...

17 December 2009

1930s – Former Empire Cinema, Quebec City, Quebec

Former Art Deco cinema now subsumed into the neighbouring department store, but tastefully so. The awning over the sidewalk is still intact as is most of the original Art Deco detailing.

14 December 2009

1931 – Aldred Building, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Barott & Blackader Upon completion in 1931, the building was described by the Montreal Gazette as “graceful and dignified, one of the most beautiful structures in the city”. Presently overwhelmed in height...

14 December 2009

1931- Sun Life Building, Montreal, Quebec

Architects: Darling & Pearson The building was one of the first modern skyscrapers in Canada and was, for a time, the tallest structure in the Commonwealth. The building’s enviable reputation made it the...

06 August 2010

1932 – The Chalet, Mont Royal, Montreal

Architect: Aristide Beaugrand-Champagne At the beginning of the 1930s, the City of Montréal decided to replace the existing pavilions with a spacious heated building. Like the work site at lac aux Castors, the...

17 December 2009

1940 – Federal Building, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Raoul Chènevert Built in the Chateau style to reflect the dominant Chateau Frontenac on the old town above the station, and adjacent to the railways station in a similar though less successful...