Place Ville Marie: Montreal's Shining Landmark

Place Ville Marie: Montreal's Shining Landmark

by Collectif (Author)

This book traces the fascinating history of what Montrealers still call the city?s ?grande dame?. From the complex?s earliest beginnings with developer William Zeckendorf, through its later transformations, the reader will discover in these pages a broad swath of our architectural heritage, replete with lavish illustrations.

Authored by a team of seasoned writers to coincide with the celebrations surrounding the 50th anniversary of the complex, this book is intended for both architecture enthusiasts, the people who shaped this showplace of corporate life, and anyone who is simply curious to know more about the circumstances surrounding the creation of this skyscraper that has been, is still today, and will continue to be, the pride of Montrealers.

Book details

Publication date
September 17, 2012
Page count
Paper ISBN
File size
76 MB