Category : Montreal

Corona Theatre

by Dick Nieuwendyk The Corona Theatre, first known as the ”Family Theatre”, was designed by Montréal architects Joseph Cajetan Dufort and Louis-Théophile Décary, and built in 1912 for the Duchess Amusement Co. Unlike the theatre and opera for the elite in those ...

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Does Montreal really suck?

By: Dan Laxer There is a written piece that’s been making the rounds on Facebook for a few days, and it’s been getting on my wick a bit. All political entities, towns, cities, provinces, and countries, could benefit from some pointed criticism. ...

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Jean-Talon CPR Station

by Dick Nieuwendyk     Designed by architect Colin Drewitt for Canadian Pacific Railways (C.P.R.), the Jean-Talon station, also known as the Park Avenue Station opened in 1931. It was inaugurated in the presence of Camilien Houde, the mayor of Montreal at the time. ...

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