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List of Famous Montreal Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Montreal skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Montreal architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Montreal are included on this list. Information about these Montreal buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Montreal and older historic landmarks.

This list is made up of buildings like Olympic Stadium and Place Ville Marie.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Montreal?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Montreal. Famous architectural houses within the city of Montreal are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
  • 1000 de la Gauchetière is a skyscraper in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is named for its address at 1000 De la Gauchetière Street West in the city's downtown. It is Montreal's tallest building. It rises to the maximum height approved by the city at 205 m and 51 floors. A popular feature of this building is its atrium which holds a large ice skating rink....  more
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      1000 Sherbrooke West

      1000 Sherbrooke West is a 28-storey128 m skyscraper at 1000 Sherbrooke Street West next to Tour Scotia, and opposite McTavish Street in downtown Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The tower was designed by Rosen Caruso Vecsei Architects in the Brutalist architectural style, with a concrete and glass facade. Construction was completed in 1974 and once housed the headquarters of ICAO. The Centre Mont-Royal conference center is located on site....  more
      • 1250 René-Lévesque, also known as the IBM-Marathon Tower, is a 226 m, 47-story skyscraper in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The building was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates for IBM Canada and Marathon Realty, hence the former name "IBM-Marathon". It is now named for its address at 1250 René Lévesque Boulevard West, in the Ville-Marie borough of Downtown Montreal. It is adjacent to the Bell Centre and Windsor Station to the south, and stands on the site of the former American Presbyterian Church. It is connected to the Bonaventure metro station and the underground city network. 1250 is currently owned and managed by global real estate investor, developer and owner Oxford Properties and...  more
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          1501 McGill College

          Le 1501 McGill College, also known as La Tour McGill, is a 158 m, 36-storey skyscraper in Downtown Montreal. Named for its address at 1501 McGill College Avenue, it was completed in 1992 at the same time as the city's two tallest buildings, 1000 de La Gauchetière and 1250 René-Lévesque. It is connected to the McGill Metro station via the Underground City....  more