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OLD MONTREAL & CITY HALL'S BEAUTY AT DUSK
Published: 2015/12/10
Channel: retroolschool
Global National - Police raid Montreal city hall
Global National - Police raid Montreal city hall
Published: 2013/02/20
Channel: Global News
Montreal City Hall Protests - The Concordian
Montreal City Hall Protests - The Concordian
Published: 2017/03/05
Channel: The Concordian
Rebel’s new billboard BANNED in Montreal: City Hall fears Muslim backlash — even Saudi retribution
Rebel’s new billboard BANNED in Montreal: City Hall fears Muslim backlash — even Saudi retribution
Published: 2016/07/07
Channel: Rebel Media
La Meute Protest Outside Montreal City Hall Against M103 Saturday March 4 2017 00006
La Meute Protest Outside Montreal City Hall Against M103 Saturday March 4 2017 00006
Published: 2017/03/04
Channel: Robin Edgar
Demonstration outside Montreal city hall
Demonstration outside Montreal city hall
Published: 2014/06/17
Channel: CJAD800Montreal
La Meute Protest Against M103 Outside Montreal City Hall Saturday March 4 2017 00004
La Meute Protest Against M103 Outside Montreal City Hall Saturday March 4 2017 00004
Published: 2017/03/04
Channel: Robin Edgar
La Meute Protest Against M103 Outside Montreal City Hall Saturday March 4 2017 00005
La Meute Protest Against M103 Outside Montreal City Hall Saturday March 4 2017 00005
Published: 2017/03/04
Channel: Robin Edgar
Montreal Environmentalists Protest Outside Montreal City Hall 00080
Montreal Environmentalists Protest Outside Montreal City Hall 00080
Published: 2016/05/17
Channel: Robin Edgar
Anti-Fascist Counter Protest Against La Meute At Montreal City Hall 00001
Anti-Fascist Counter Protest Against La Meute At Montreal City Hall 00001
Published: 2017/03/04
Channel: Robin Edgar
Montreal City Hall & Basilica
Montreal City Hall & Basilica
Published: 2012/09/11
Channel: Val Gord
Anti-Fascist Counter Protest Against La Meute At Montreal City Hall 00001
Anti-Fascist Counter Protest Against La Meute At Montreal City Hall 00001
Published: 2017/03/04
Channel: Robin Edgar
MONTREAL - Exploring the Old City
MONTREAL - Exploring the Old City
Published: 2016/07/11
Channel: Wanderer
Anti-Fascist Counter Protest Against La Meute At Montreal City Hall 00000
Anti-Fascist Counter Protest Against La Meute At Montreal City Hall 00000
Published: 2017/03/04
Channel: Robin Edgar
The Old Montreal (Montreal City Hall-Hotel De Ville) by Sammy Djamiraga.
The Old Montreal (Montreal City Hall-Hotel De Ville) by Sammy Djamiraga.
Published: 2015/12/01
Channel: Sammy Djami Raga
near Montreal City Hall
near Montreal City Hall
Published: 2007/09/26
Channel: 劉快樂
Montreal city workers fired for ransacking city hall
Montreal city workers fired for ransacking city hall
Published: 2014/10/06
Channel: Global News
2/2 Josef Schovanec
2/2 Josef Schovanec's Conference at Montreal City Hall - May 9th, 2016
Published: 2016/05/15
Channel: Andre Pereira
Tim Raines honoured at Montreal City Hall
Tim Raines honoured at Montreal City Hall
Published: 2017/04/05
Channel: Domenic Fazioli
CANADA COACH PREVOST PASSING MONTREAL CITY HALL
CANADA COACH PREVOST PASSING MONTREAL CITY HALL
Published: 2013/07/24
Channel: retroolschool
Montreal 9/11 Truth Fights City Hall
Montreal 9/11 Truth Fights City Hall
Published: 2008/06/19
Channel: Sam L
Anti-Fascist Counter Protest Against La Meute At Montreal City Hall 00002
Anti-Fascist Counter Protest Against La Meute At Montreal City Hall 00002
Published: 2017/03/04
Channel: Robin Edgar
Montreal, Downtown and Vieux-Montreal - Canada HD Travel Channel
Montreal, Downtown and Vieux-Montreal - Canada HD Travel Channel
Published: 2013/01/08
Channel: myVideoMedia
Caleche drivers protest outside Montreal City Hall
Caleche drivers protest outside Montreal City Hall
Published: 2016/05/24
Channel: Montreal Gazette videos
Montreal protesters storm city hall: RAW VIDEO
Montreal protesters storm city hall: RAW VIDEO
Published: 2014/08/19
Channel: CBC News
City Hall Montréal
City Hall Montréal
Published: 2016/02/04
Channel: Didou Adventures
SPVM Intervention Police behind Montreal City Hall 00038
SPVM Intervention Police behind Montreal City Hall 00038
Published: 2015/10/19
Channel: Robin Edgar
Rainbow flag raising at Montreal City Hall for Sochi games
Rainbow flag raising at Montreal City Hall for Sochi games
Published: 2014/02/07
Channel: CJAD800Montreal
Protesting FireFighters Disrupt Montreal City Council Meeting DSCF0857
Protesting FireFighters Disrupt Montreal City Council Meeting DSCF0857
Published: 2014/08/19
Channel: Robin Edgar
Holocaust Remembrace Day 2014 At Montreal City Hall DSC 4392
Holocaust Remembrace Day 2014 At Montreal City Hall DSC 4392
Published: 2014/04/29
Channel: Robin Edgar
Halle d Honneur Montreal City Hall 00065
Halle d Honneur Montreal City Hall 00065
Published: 2015/03/24
Channel: Robin Edgar
Culture Jam at Montreal City Hall regarding Anti-Mask Law
Culture Jam at Montreal City Hall regarding Anti-Mask Law
Published: 2009/01/30
Channel: OptativeVideo
Anti BSL Protest Montreal City Hall Monday February 20 2017 00010
Anti BSL Protest Montreal City Hall Monday February 20 2017 00010
Published: 2017/02/22
Channel: Robin Edgar
MonsieurTele SoS helped me win against Montreal
MonsieurTele SoS helped me win against Montreal's City Hall when I was 45 years old. In French
Published: 2017/01/28
Channel: Lutz R
Striking Montreal Engineers Protest In Front of Montreal City Hall 00088
Striking Montreal Engineers Protest In Front of Montreal City Hall 00088
Published: 2016/05/17
Channel: Robin Edgar
ANDREAS BOUTSIKAKIS - AT MONTREAL CITY HALL (Part 1) - SEPT. 9, 2011
ANDREAS BOUTSIKAKIS - AT MONTREAL CITY HALL (Part 1) - SEPT. 9, 2011
Published: 2011/10/16
Channel: Christina Fantis
Montreal City Workers Barbecue Protest At City Hall 00009
Montreal City Workers Barbecue Protest At City Hall 00009
Published: 2016/03/23
Channel: Robin Edgar
(1994) SKATEBOARD MONTREAL city hall part 3
(1994) SKATEBOARD MONTREAL city hall part 3
Published: 2009/02/24
Channel: punkempire
Anti-Pipeline Protest During Justin Trudeau Visit To Montreal City Hall 00049
Anti-Pipeline Protest During Justin Trudeau Visit To Montreal City Hall 00049
Published: 2016/03/23
Channel: Robin Edgar
Occupy Montreal in City Hall lobby
Occupy Montreal in City Hall lobby
Published: 2011/10/25
Channel: TheKFRing
Striking Montreal Engineers Protest In Front of Montreal City Hall 00085
Striking Montreal Engineers Protest In Front of Montreal City Hall 00085
Published: 2016/05/17
Channel: Robin Edgar
White Collar City Workers Protest Montreal City Hall March 23 2015 00061
White Collar City Workers Protest Montreal City Hall March 23 2015 00061
Published: 2015/03/24
Channel: Robin Edgar
Occupy Montreal march to City Hall
Occupy Montreal march to City Hall
Published: 2011/10/25
Channel: TheKFRing
Anti-Pipeline Protest During Justin Trudeau Visit To Montreal City Hall 00051
Anti-Pipeline Protest During Justin Trudeau Visit To Montreal City Hall 00051
Published: 2016/03/23
Channel: Robin Edgar
Striking Montreal Engineers Protest In Front of Montreal City Hall 00087
Striking Montreal Engineers Protest In Front of Montreal City Hall 00087
Published: 2016/05/17
Channel: Robin Edgar
SPVM Bicycle Police At Montreal City Hall La Meute Protest 00002
SPVM Bicycle Police At Montreal City Hall La Meute Protest 00002
Published: 2017/03/04
Channel: Robin Edgar
Montreal City Workers Barbecue Protest At City Hall 00010
Montreal City Workers Barbecue Protest At City Hall 00010
Published: 2016/03/23
Channel: Robin Edgar
White Collar City Workers Protest Montreal City Hall March 23 2015 00056
White Collar City Workers Protest Montreal City Hall March 23 2015 00056
Published: 2015/03/24
Channel: Robin Edgar
Masked Dancers: Celebrating Black History Month at Montreal City Hall, Feb 15, 2012
Masked Dancers: Celebrating Black History Month at Montreal City Hall, Feb 15, 2012
Published: 2012/02/17
Channel: Monika Spolia
Mes Aieux at Montreal City Hall, October 18th
Mes Aieux at Montreal City Hall, October 18th '08
Published: 2008/11/27
Channel: frerejaques123
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Montreal City Hall
Hôtel de Ville de Montréal
Montreal City Hall, as seen with a new copper roof
Montreal City Hall in 2012
General information
Location 275, rue Notre-Dame Est
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
H2Y 1C6
Construction started 1872
Renovated 1922, 1932
Design and construction
Architect Henri-Maurice Perrault,
Alexander Cowper Hutchison
Designated 1984

The five-story Montreal City Hall (French: Hôtel de Ville de Montréal) is the seat of local government in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The original city hall was the work of architects Henri-Maurice Perrault and Alexander Cowper Hutchison, built between 1872 and 1878 in the Second Empire style.[1][2] It is located in Old Montreal, between Place Jacques-Cartier and the Champ de Mars, at 275 Notre-Dame Street East. The closest Metro station is Champ-de-Mars, on the Orange Line.

As one of the best examples of the Second Empire style in Canada, and the first city hall to have been constructed in the country solely for municipal administration, it was designated a National Historic Site in Canada in 1984.[3][4]

History and architecture[edit]

City Hall on the evening of March 3, 1922.

Construction on the building began in 1872 and was completed in 1878. The original building was gutted by fire in March 1922, leaving only the outer wall and destroying many of the city's historic records.[5] The architect Louis Parant was commissioned for the reconstruction, who decided to build an entirely new building with a self-supporting steel structure built inside the shell of the ruins.[5] This new building was modelled after the city hall of the French city of Tours.[6] Other changes included a remodelling of the Mansard roof into a new Beaux-Arts inspired model, with a copper roof instead of the original slate tiles.[5]

In 1967 Charles de Gaulle, the president of France, gave his Vive le Québec libre speech from the building's balcony.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jean-Claude Marsan (1 September 1990). Montreal in Evolution: Historical Analysis of the Development of Montreal's Architecture and Urban Environment. McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP. pp. 214–. ISBN 978-0-7735-8037-4. 
  2. ^ Access Guides; Access Guides Staff (1994). Montréal/Québec City Access. Access Press. ISBN 978-0-06-277079-0. 
  3. ^ "Montreal City Hall". Directory of Designations of National Historic Significance of Canada. Parks Canada. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  4. ^ Montreal City Hall. Canadian Register of Historic Places. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  5. ^ a b c d Rémillard, 80.
  6. ^ City of Montreal Web site (in French)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°30′31″N 73°33′14″W / 45.508693°N 73.553928°W / 45.508693; -73.553928

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