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Office : 7.92 / 10 - 92 votes
Building's name

Canada Cement Company Building


Location / address
606 Cathcart Street / Square Phillips
Montréal
Quebec, Canada

  Bus : 15

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Borough Downtown
Arrondissement Ville-Marie
Centre de l'Île

10 floors(overground)

Architect

Ernest Isabell Barott & Blackader  


Year of completion
1922

Building type
Office, Skyscraper

Last update:
2014-06-07

CodeIMTL 248



Canada Cement Company Building


Picture by Alexis Hamel
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Architect

Ernest Isabell Barott & Blackader  
Constructor and other companies involved in construction:
Geo. A. Fuller

    Skyscrapers of second generation

    This building was built after the new municipal bill of 1901 that limits commercial skyscraper's height at 10 floors or 130 feet. This regulation was in force until 1923 and marked the second generation of skyscrapers in Montreal. In addition to the height, another characteristic of this generation of skyscrapers is the division into three parts of the facade. The first part, one to two floors generally offers larger windows and a different facade materials. The second part between the second and eight or ninth floor shows smaller windows close to each others, very regular. The third part usually includes the top two floors and marks a break in the rhythm of the front with an horizontal line and often a decoration more pronounced of windows.

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    [Books] Les gratte-ciel de Montréal
    [Books] Répertoire d'architecture traditionnelle: Les Hôtels Les immeubles de bureaux

    Architectural Elements

    Architectural elements
    Palmette




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