500 Place D'Armes

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500 Place D'Armes
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General information
Status Complete
Type Office
Architectural style International style
Location 500 Place d'Armes, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 45°30′15″N 73°33′27″W / 45.50428°N 73.5574745°W / 45.50428; -73.5574745Coordinates: 45°30′15″N 73°33′27″W / 45.50428°N 73.5574745°W / 45.50428; -73.5574745
Construction started 1965
Completed 1968
Height
Roof 132.67 metres (435.3 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 32
References
[1][2]

500 Place d'Armes is an International style building on the historic Place d'Armes square in Old Montreal quarter of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Completed in 1968 as the Banque canadienne nationale tower,[3] it is Montreal's 11th tallest building, at 133 m (435 ft), 32 storeys.

It was designed by Montreal architects Pierre Boulva and Jacques David, whose other prominent Montreal projects included the Palais de justice de Montréal, Théâtre Maisonneuve, the Dow Planetarium and the Place-des-Arts, Atwater and Lucien-L'Allier metro stations.[4][5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 500 Place D'Armes at SkyscraperPage
  2. ^ 500 Place D'Armes at Emporis
  3. ^ Vieux Montreal, Place d'Armes
  4. ^ "Montréal's Architects: David et Boulva". Images Montréal. Archived from the original on 30 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-21. 
  5. ^ "2007 BOMA Canada National Awards Finalists" (PDF). Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada. Retrieved 2008-03-21.