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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

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...

10 December 2009

1979 – Royal Bank Plaza South, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: WZMH Architects The two Royal Bank Plaza towers are connected by a 39-meter (130 foot) tall glass Banking Hall. All 14,000 windows of the towers are coated with a layer of 24-karat...

10 December 2009

1990 – Canada Trust Tower, Toronto, Ontario

Architects: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP / Bregman + Hamann Architects The Canada Trust Tower is topped with several setbacks and a high decorative tower, making it the most distinctive of Toronto’s tallest...

10 December 2009

1991 – Bay Wellington Tower, Toronto, Ontario

Architects: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP / Bregman + Hamann Architects Part of the BCE Place complex, which also includes the Canada Trust Tower, the Bay Wellington Tower at 207 m and 49...

10 December 2009

1992 – The 250, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Zeidler Partnership Architects / Crang & Boake