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30 January 2010

1978 – Silver Tower, Frankfurt

Architects: ABB Architekten Part of the headquarters complex of the Dresdner Bank, the Silver Tower has three main volumes – two service towers and a central lower office area. Clad in silver aluminium...

30 January 2010

1977 – Eurotower, Frankfurt

Architect: Richard Heil The tower is 148 meters (486 feet) tall, has 40 floors and occupies 78.000 m² of office space. It is the seat of the European Central Bank (ECB) and currently...

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...

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

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,...

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

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...