History and facts
Among the first modern skyscrapers in Montreal, The Telus tower was built at the same time that the 2 other major towers: Place Ville-Marie and CIBC Tower. This skyscrapers is the only achievement in Montreal of the internationally known firm architect Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM). This firm has made the biggest buildings and skyscrapers in the world, including the gratter of them: Burj Dubai.
Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP
Freedlander & Dunne
Plachta & Kryton
Constructor and other companies involved in construction:
Dominion Bridge Co. , Shector Barbacki Shemie & Associés Ltée
Gare Centrale, Place Ville-Marie Area
This building is located in the «Secteur de valeur patrimoniale exceptionnelle Gare Centrale, Place Ville-Marie» AKA : "Area of outstanding heritage value Gare Centrale, Place Ville-Marie".
Works cited, references and bibliography
[Books] Sur les traces du Montréal Moderne et du domaine de L’Estérel au Québec.
[Books] L'Architecture de Montréal
[Books] Architecture Contemporaine au Québec 1960-1970
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