Complexe Guy-Favreau

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Coordinates: 45°30′23″N 73°33′44″W / 45.506484°N 73.562302°W / 45.506484; -73.562302

Complexe Guy-Favreau seen from René Lévesque Boulevard
"Les habitations du centre-ville", the southern residential section of the building complex on De la Gauchetière Street

Complexe Guy-Favreau is a twelve storey building complex containing Canadian government offices built in 1984. It is located at 200 René Lévesque Boulevard in Ville-Marie, Montréal and extends over a six acre plot of land, formerly part of the Montreal Chinatown.[1] The complex is named after Guy Favreau, a former MP, federal cabinet minister and briefly Quebec Superior Court Justice.

The building complex came about as a joint venture between the federal government, who served as the head of the project, as well as private businesses, the City of Montreal, and the Desjardins Group.[2] The multifunctional complex is part of the Montreal underground city network and contains various Canadian governmental offices, rental properties, a housing cooperative, commercial units, a daycare facility, and a small park at its center.

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  1. ^ Yee, Paul (2005), Chinatown: An illustrated history of the Chinese Communities of Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax, Toronto, ON, CAN: James Lorimer & Company Limited 
  2. ^ Clément Demers, Le nouveau centre-ville de Montréal, 1983, p.215