Olympic Village (Montreal)
Aerial view of the Olympic Village in 2008
|Alternative names||Village Olympique, Olympic Pyramids|
Athletic residences (originally)Residential, Offices (present)
|Location||5111 Sherbrooke Street East
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Cost||$90 million (1976)
$370 million (2011 dollars)
El-Ad Group (2004-2012)
|Management||Cogir Management (2009-present)|
|Floor count||23 (each)|
|Floor area||? of residential space
200,000 square feet (19,000 m2) of office space
|Design and construction|
|Architect||D'Astous & Durand|
The Olympic Village is a twin-tower structure in Montreal, Quebec, Canada built as the athletes' residence for the 1976 Summer Olympics. It was built by René Lépine, Chairman of Groupe Lépine, and his associates through the company Zarolega Inc. The Olympic Village is situated on the northeast corner of Sherbrooke Street East and Viau Street in Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie.
The Régie du logement has an office and court rooms on the ground floor.
In 2004, El-Ad Group bought the buildings from Metcap Living Inc.
- The Olympic Village chooses natural gas and saves more than $65,000 a year, Canada Newswire, 24 January 2011
- Dubuc, André (2012-02-27). "Le Village olympic mis en vente". La Presse.
- Shauly, Avi (2012-07-26). "Tshuva's Elad sells Montreal's Olympic Village". Globes.
- Olympic Village on emporis.com
- The history of the Montréal Games, RIO Web site
- 1976 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 94-105.
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