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16 December 2009

1688 – Place-Royale, Quebec City, Quebec

Place Royal is a square in the Lower Town of Quebec. Its centrepieces is the little church Notre-Dame-des-Victoires but the entire composition is a beautiful example of the architecture of New France. The...

16 December 2009

1723 – Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, Quebec City, Quebec

Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, a small church in the Lower Town, started in 1687 and was completed in 1723. Originally dedicated to l’Enfant Jésus, in 1690 it received the name Notre-Dame-de-la-Victoire following the retreat of the...

16 December 2009

1822 – Notre Dame de Quebec Basilica, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Jean Baillargé, François Baillargé, Thomas Baillargé Located on this site since 1647, the Cathedral has twice been destroyed by fire throughout the centuries. The interior was designed by Jean Baillairgé and his...

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...

14 December 2009

2005 – Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec, Montreal, Quebec

Architects: Lapointe Magne + à†difica The Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ), a much-maligned Montreal landmark, has often been cited as the worst example of the architectural legacy of the seventies....

14 December 2009

2005 – Concordia Vertical Campus, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: KPMB

14 December 2009

2002 – Palais des congrès de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Mario Saia The Palais des congrès de Montréal is a convention and exhibition center located at the north end of Old Montréal. The Palais was constructed above the Ville-Marie Expressway, the main...

14 December 2009

1994 – Pavilion Jacques Cartier, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Cardinal Hardy et Associés A pavilion including a food hall to cater for the waterfront park attractions during the summer months.