August 2016

The City of Montreal

"[Montreal is] not what's inside, but what's on the outside" (Fodor's Guide to Montreal and Quebec City)

Architecture etc.

On top of a highway (autoroute Ville-Marie, aka 720): ISME'16 meeting venue

Habitat 67 apartment complex

Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, Vieux Montreal

Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel (back view), Vieux Montreal

Basilique Notre-Dame-de-Montreal (1829)

Pointe-a-Calliere (Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History): built on top of the archaeological dig.

Hotel de Ville (Montreal turns 375 in 2017)

Hotel de Ville at night. The city hall (1878) is modeled after the one in Tours, France

Juxtaposition of old and new

Juxtaposition of old and new II

Juxtaposition of old and new III

A 1967 gift from the city of Paris (Victoria Square). The work is by Hector Guimard.

Reflections I

Reflections II

Reflections III

Le Rhinoceros Boutique [URL]

In the Quartier des Spectacles

In the Quartier des Spectacles II

In the Quartier des Spectacles III

Sunset from my hotel window

One Hundred Views of Tour de l'Horloge

Cloudy Morning over St. Lawrence River (Jacques Cartier Bridge)

Forever Love

Train transit in the Vieux Port

"The Clock Tower, a link between the port, the river and the city"...

...and a tribute to WWI sailors

The story of Suzanne
("Lulled by the sound of the river's currents, a man and a woman meet at the crossroads of two different realities.")
[Cite Memoire]

From the inside the Tower

Inside the Clock

Plage de l'Horloge (Clock Tower Beach)

Pont Jacques-Cartier

Wash Me

Vieux Port

The only "remnant" of Ville-Marie wall, Champ-de-Mars

Juxtaposition of old and new

Juxtaposition of old and new II

Used to be Balder?

Marina in the morning light

Abandoned Grain Elevator #5

Night Shopping

Night Shopping II

Marina in the morning light II

The Face of Montreal
[Cite Memoire]

Art on the streets

[Learn More]

Hommage a Marguerite Bourgeoys, a pioneer woman and an educator. Place Marguerite-Bourgeoys

Les Chuchoteuses by Rose-Aimee Belanger

Jean Drapeau by Annick Bourgeau

Carbone by Coache Lacaille Paysagistes

Mr. James McGill

1.26 by Janet Echelman, Place Emilie-Gamelin, Quartier des Spectacles.
[Read About The Installation]

After Babel, a Civic Square by Marlene Hilton-Moore and John McEwen (detail)
[Read About It]

The Illuminated Crowd by Raymond Mason


Metro Entrance

Monument a la reine Victoria by Marshall Wood (1869), Victoria Square

A mural by Jason Wasserman


Plage de l'Horloge II


Geese in a Row

Old Piano on the street

Old piano (detail)

Stuffed Animals by Claude Cormier (3000 animals involved)

Abstract Painting with Light

Reflection of Light


The Molson Brewery I

The Molson Brewery II