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14 December 2009

1992 – 1000 de La Gauchetière, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Lemay & Associates / Dimakopoulos & Associates 1000 de la Gauchetière is Montreal’s tallest skyscraper, simply named for its address at 1000, La Gauchetiere Street. It rises to the maximum height approved...

14 December 2009

1992 – 1250 René-Lévesque, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates The 1250 René-Lévesque’s architecture is based on another skyscraper by Kohn Pedersen Fox, the 51-story Westend StraàŸe 1 in Frankfurt, Germany. The design is partly dictated by the...

14 December 2009

1989 – Canadian Center for Architecture, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Peter Rose Architect The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) is housed in a building made up of the historical Shaughnessy mansion, and an modern low lying construction which presents the museum entrance....

14 December 2009

1976 – Olympic Village, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Roger Tallibert The Olympic Village is a twin-tower structure,built as the athletes’ residence for the 1976 Summer Olympics. It was built by Rene Lepine, president of the Montreal-based real estate company, Groupe...

14 December 2009

1976 – Biodome, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Roger Tallibert The Montreal Biodome is the largest attraction in Quebec. It houses a tropical forest, a Laurentian forest, the St. Lawrence ecosystem, and the polar world under one vast transparent roof....

14 December 2009

1976 – Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Roger Tallibert Designed for the 1976 Olympic Games, the Olympic Stadium was not completed on time due to a strike by construction workers. The 556 foot leaning tower designed to retract the...

14 December 2009

1971 – Palais de Justice, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: David & Boulva The Palais de justice de Montréal, located in the Old Montreal historic district, is a stronglymodernist structure. The black metal and granite building is adjacent to the Champ de...

14 December 2009

1967 – Habitat ’67, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Moshe Safdie Designed by architect Moshe Safdie based on his masters thesis at McGill University, it was designed to integrate the variety and diversity of scattered private homes with the economics and...

14 December 2009

1967 – National Bank Tower, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: David & Boulva Tall International style office building in an anodised aluminium finish on the historic Place d’Armes. in the centre of Montreal. It’s neighbours on the square include the Saint-Sulpice Seminary,...