Stretching for 15 kilometers across the city from east to west, the Street is lined with the major department stores, shops and restaurants that have been the pride of Montreal for more than a century. Today, Sainte-Catherine Street is busier than ever, as more and more office towers shoot up all around it, blending with the underground shopping malls to which it connects. No fewer than eight metro stations the green line running parallel serve the Street, allowing visitors to discover diverse neighborhoods as they travel along.
Other goals included the beautification of the built environmentcreation of elegant city squaresshowcase of Quebec design and public artand stimulation of world-class real estate development at the heart of Montreal.
The completed area of 27 hectares 0. The area is serviced by three stations on the Orange Line of the Montreal Metro and large portions of the underground city. The QIM itself has five main components, from east to west: The extension followed a similar design than the s original, but with less concrete and more coloured glass, giving it a lighter appearance.
The design, which included multicoloured panels and bright pink "tree" sculptures in the lobby, did not please everyone but is generally said to integrate well with the area.
This section is connected to the Place-d'Armes Metro station. Place Jean-Paul Riopelle[ edit ] Main article: His fountain sculpture La Joute was then moved to the square from the Parc Olympique in the district of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve.
Entirely suspended over the trench, the storey building was the "enabler" and is now the centrepiece of the district, stretching between Jean-Paul Riopelle and Victoria squares. Despite its strong architectural qualities, construction was marked by opposition to the huge cost overruns of an already very expensive structure, at the same time as the CDP was losing taxpayers' money from questionable investments made during the dot-com bubble.
The building integrates a new W boutique hotel at the west end on Victoria Square, as well as headquarters of two international organisations: Victoria Square, Montreal Once an empty space crossed diagonally by Beaver Hall and McGill streets, Victoria Square was restored to its original configuration, that of a tree-lined square between parallel avenues.
The modern storey building, completed inhas its main entrance on the west side on University Street. A taller second phase has been announced on the site for quite some time, to fill the void near Tour de la Bourse.
Several trees were planted, and distinctive street furniture and street lighting was installed, including 22 backlit columns adorned with world flags in the median divider on University Street, welcoming southern arrivals from the Bonaventure Expressway.
Architect and urban planner Jean-Claude Marsan also consulted on the project. The district has become a prestigious address for real estate development, with upscale housing built and under construction totalling approximately units as of According to QIM's management, more than half of the overrun resulted from additional work requested by the city, as well as additional expropriation costs.Montreal Quartier International: Read 18, reviews of Quartier International Hotels and Restaurants with a Montreal Quartier International map.
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