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Skyscrapers of Montreal

For more than a hundred years, city by-laws have limited the height of skyscrapers in Montreal. The original limit was ten storeys and was in force until the 1930s when a new law allowed construction to 33 storeys but mandated setbacks above the tenth floor, which accounts for the shape of the Bell, Aldred and Royal Bank buildings.

The current by-law makes the top of Mount Royal the limit for building height. The 1000 de la Gauchetière building comes within 10 meters of this limit.



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1000 de la Gauchetiere
1000 de la gauchetière
Borough Downtown
51 Floors 205 M
1992
8.16 /10 : 779 votes
11 pictures
1000 de la Gauchetiere
Canadiens Tower
Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal Street / Rue de la Montagne
Borough Downtown
50 Floors 167 M
2016
6 /10 : 209 votes
50 pictures
Canadiens Tower
Avenue Condos
L' des Canadiens-de-Montréal Avenue
Borough Downtown
50 Floors 177 M
2017
8.48 /10 : 168 votes
56 pictures
Avenue Condos
Tour des Canadiens II
Rue Saint-Antoine West / Jean D'Estrées
Borough Downtown
49 Floors
2018
7.87 /10 : 15 votes
18 pictures
Tour des Canadiens II
Montreal Stock Exchange Tower
800 Square Victoria
Borough Downtown
47 Floors 190 M
1965
7.37 /10 : 530 votes
12 pictures
Montreal Stock Exchange Tower
1250 Boulevard René-levesque
1250 René-Lévesque Boulevard West
Borough Downtown
47 Floors 195 M
1992
8.32 /10 : 727 votes
13 pictures
1250 Boulevard René-levesque
CIBC Tower
1155 René-Lévesque Boulevard West
Borough Downtown
45 Floors 187 M
1962
6.57 /10 : 529 votes
9 pictures
CIBC Tower
Place Ville-Marie
1 Place Ville-Marie / René-Lévesque Ouest
Borough Downtown
43 Floors 188 M
1962
8.09 /10 : 718 votes
12 pictures
Place Ville-Marie
Tour Lucien L'Allier
Rue Lucien L'Allier
Borough Downtown
42 Floors
8.31 /10 : 16 votes
Tour Lucien L'Allier
Desjardins Complex (South-West tower)
René-Lévesque Boulevard West
Borough Downtown
41 Floors 152 M
1976
6.27 /10 : 150 votes
3 pictures
Desjardins Complex (South-West tower)


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