This striking all glass office tower is perhaps best known for the sculpture at its base on McGill College Avenue : Raymond ... More
BNP-Paribas Tower and The Illuminated Crowd
This striking all glass office tower is perhaps best known for the sculpture at its base on McGill College Avenue : Raymond Mason's "The Illuminated Crowd" is a life-size group of men, women and children looking amazed at something the passersby can only imagine. It is one of downtown's most visited attractions, a real touch of whimsy amidst the shadows of downtown. The building itself dates from 1983, when the broad avenue was re-modeled in the spirit of Paris' Champs-Elysees.
This church, designed by Quebec architect Victor Bourgeau and built between 1870 and 1894, is an exact one third replica
of St Peter's Basilica in Rome. Set among the bleak skyscrapers of downtown, it makes a particularly striking sight. ...
Located on the banks of the Rivière des Prairies, this 30 hectare (75 acre) shore side park combines historical sites
with parkland. Guests enjoy guided tours, a theater, a boutique and even an outdoor cafe, as well as observation ...
This is one of Canada's foremost galleries of Native artwork, and has recently relocated to the poshest stretch of Sherbrooke
Street West, next to many other prestigious galleries. A recent exhibit featured striking Inuit sculptures by well known artists ...