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14 December 2009

1964 – Tour de la Bourse, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Luigi Moretti & Pier Luigi Nervi La Tour de la Bourse (Stock Exchange Tower) is Montreal’s third-tallest building, an International Style skyscraper by Luigi Moretti and Pier Luigi Nervi. Built in 1964,...

14 December 2009

1962 – Tour CIBC, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Peter Dickinson, Ross, Fish, Duschenes and Barrett La Tour CIBC measures 187 meters in height and counts forty-five storeys.This slender tower has only 1,400 square meters per floor. This is due to...

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...

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

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...

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...

14 December 2009

1882 – Nordheimer Building, Montreal, Quebec

Now part of a large commercial development, the World Trade Center, the Nordheimer Buildingis a fine Victorian survivor amongst the modern office blocks in this part of the old city.

14 December 2009

1870 – Hotel Place d’Armes, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Hopkins & Willy Built in 1870, the original five-story building was built for the insurance company Great Scottish Life Insurance. In 1909, the building was extended by two stories by architects Marchand...

14 December 2009

1889 – Windsor Station, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Bruce Price / E. & W.S. Maxwell In 1887, Canadian Pacific, just after completing the country’s first transcontinental railway, began building Windsor Station. The company wished to have a suitably imposing station...