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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...

26 January 2013

1916 – Public Baths, Maisonneuve, Montreal

Architect: Marius Dufresne This magnificent public building was constructed between 1914 and 1916, near the end of the City Beautiful movement. It included a swimming pool and municipal office of public baths.

10 December 2012

1861 – Provincial Exhibition Buildings & Museum, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: J.W. Hopkins Published in The Building News, July 27 1860. Constructed on Rue St. Catherine as a temporary structure for an exhibition of manufacturing. Described as “The form of that portion of...

10 December 2012

1860 – Liverpool and London Insurance Company, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Architect: Hopkins, Lawford & Nelson Published in The Building News, January 27 1860. Possibly the Ontario Bank of 1862 on Place d’Armes in Montreal. Now demolished. Interestingly, in the following issue of the...

16 July 2011

1958 – Le Reine Élizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: George Drummond Completed in 1958, it was built by the Canadian National Railway, but was later sold to Canadian Pacific Hotels, now Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. With 1039 rooms and 21 floors...

06 August 2010

1889 – St. James United Church, Montreal

Architect: Alexander F. Dunlop The present building is the congregation’s fourth home. It was built between 1887 and 1889 after the congregation decided to move uptown from St. James Street, hence the name....

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...

15 December 2009

1992 – Pointe-à -Callière, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Dan S. Hanganu Built in 1992, the “Éperon” building, designed by architect Dan S. Hanganu, is reminiscent of the Victorian structure that formerly stood on this spot, the Royal Insurance Company Building....

15 December 2009

2005 – McGill University Music Faculty, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Saucier + Perrotte Designed by Saucier & Perrotte Architectes, Gilles Saucier, the man behind the concept, emphasizes, “McGill was very brave in devoting the site to the music school when they could...