“It is not the beauty of a building you should look at;
it’s the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.”
David Allan Coe
Going on a tour of a city through its architecture? It sure is possible! Sometimes you don’t even have to travel far to find architectural gems. You certainly have some right in your own backyard and they are just about everywhere you look. However, due to our fast paced-life, we often take them for granted or consider them as normal and some even insignificant.
I was recently going through my photo archives and I found a folder of photos taken of impressive and striking buildings found right here in my own city. I was pleasantly surprised to realize that we actually have numerous structures and outstanding landmarks that no other city in the world has! There is an interesting mixture of old and new, historic and modern. It’s a true feast for the eyes.
As incredible as it may seem, you can travel to the past, enjoy the present and foresee the future all in one place!
So I invite you to come join me and Discover Montreal through its architecture.
Enjoy the photographic tour!
Le 1000 de la Gauchetière
IBM Marathon Building
Tour KPMG Tower
Banque Nationale de Paris
Tour Astral Media Tower
Les Archives Nationales du Québec
Residences in Old Montreal
Palais des Congrès
Bank of Montreal
Basilique Notre-Dame Basilica
Royal Bank Branch in Old Montreal
Canadian Bank of Commerce
Bains Publics Maisonneuve Public Baths
La Patrie Building
I hope you enjoyed this photographic tour.
Now tell me…
What are the most famous buildings in your city?
Are you a fan of architecture?
Let me know by leaving links to your favorite structure or even better, add photos.
As you know, I totally LOVE looking at beautiful and interesting photographs!
Until next time.
All the best,