St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church (Montreal)

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St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church
Eglise orthodoxe antiochoise St George 06.jpg
Location 555-575, rue Jean-Talon Est
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
H2R 1T8
Denomination Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch
Architecture
Architect(s) Joseph-Raoul Gariépy
Style predominantly Byzantine
Groundbreaking 1939
Completed

1940

Official name St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church National Historic Site of Canada
Designated 1999

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church (French: Église Saint-George Antiochian Orthodox) is a brick Antiochian Orthodox church in the Villeray neighbourhood of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Designed by architect Joseph-Raoul Gariépy, the church was constructed in 1939-40 to serve the Syrian Orthodox community in Montreal. It was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1999 as an important symbol of the history and traditions of this community in Canada.[1][2]

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  1. ^ St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church National Historic Site of Canada. Directory of Federal Heritage Designations. Parks Canada. Retrieved 10 April 2012.
  2. ^ St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church. Canadian Register of Historic Places. Retrieved August 21, 2011.

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Coordinates: 45°32′23″N 73°36′51″W / 45.53972°N 73.61417°W / 45.53972; -73.61417