Montreal in Evolution: Historical Analysis of the Development of Montreal's Architecture and Urban Environment

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, Sep 1, 1990 - Architecture - 456 pages
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Montreal in Evolution presents the rich and complex history of Montreal's architectural and environmental development from the first fort of Ville-Marie to the skyscrapers of today. It also examines the forces which shaped the city during the past three hundred and fifty years.
  

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Contents

Where the Old World and the New World Meet
1
The Island Colony
20
The Frontier Town 16421840
47
The Frontier Town
70
Architecture and Environment in the Frontier Town
97
Years of Transition
126
Victorian Montreal 1840World War I
167
Public
193
Domestic
256
The Victorian Legacy
284
Montreal in the Twentieth Century
309
The New Core of the City
342
Abbreviations
399
Selective Bibliography
431
Index
451
Copyright

Commercial Architecture
228

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