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  1. This is for the land currently owned by Provigo on the corner of de Maisonneuve and Claremont on the south east corner. There was a public consultation for residents and the following is the project: 30k square feet for grocery store (Provigo Urban concept) 10 apartments for families of kids who are staying at hospital Office space for Children's foundation 255 senior apartments for 55+ from le Groupe Maurice Not a very nice looking building! 10 story building Construction summer/fall 2015 Opening 2017-2018
  2. On parle ici d'une maison à Westmount, qui est qualifiée de "Number one home in Canada" dans un article du Architectural Digest. Je vous en recommande fortement la lecture. L'article dans Architectural Digest. La firme d'architectes: http://www.ericjsmitharchitect.com Designer d'intérieurs: http://www.davideastoninc.com/
  3. Le 215 Redfern à Westmount est un nouveau projet de condos modernes de 6 étages comprenant 65 grands appar-tements luxueux qui seront érigés sur un site où s'élève actuellement un immeuble à bureaux en voie de démolition. Ce nouvel édifice de prestige, situé dans le quartier convoité de Westmount, sera construit sur une rue résidentielle tranquille dans un emplacement exceptionnel. Il est à quelques pas de l'avenue Greene, de boutiques, de restaurants, de cinémas et du métro. Avec une vue imprenable sur le fleuve, le mont Royal et les parcs avoisinants de Westmount, il s'agit du meilleur endroit pour vous sentir comme chez-soi. Vous devez absolument jeter un coup d'œil au 215 Redfern. http://215redfern.com/accueil.php
  4. http://affaires.lapresse.ca/economie/immobilier/201704/06/01-5085937-immobilier-residentiel-les-acquisitions-chinoises-depassent-mont-royal.php Hâte de voir l'impact à moyen-terme. La PM WYNNE est supposée mettre en place des mesures concrètes sous peu en Ontario pour ralentir la hausse fulgurante des coûts immobliers.
  5. Aimer Montreal - Revue de presse montrealaise | Facebook
  6. http://www.inman.com/buyers-sellers/columnists/stevebergsman/westmount-canadas-beverly-hills According to wikipedia, Place Belvedere is considered the most expensive street on the whole island. I guess when there is only 10 homes on it, would make sense.
  7. Je pense qu'une partie de Westmount a le potentiel pour être un des quartiers plus visités sur l'île par les Montréalais et les touristes. Pour les Montréalais, ils ont pu découvrir un quartier amusante et pittoresque de l'île.Les touristes seraient surpris de la vue nord vers les grosses mansion for la montagne et aussi ils seraient surpris de trouver une telle quartier anglais dans ce qui est connu à travers le monde comme une ville française. La partie dont je parle est de l'avenue Greene, entre Sainte-Catherine et le rue Sherbrooke Street, et de Maisonnneuve et Sainte-Catherine entre l'avenue Greene et Atwater. Cette partie de Westmount est une partie très sûr de la ville; station de métro Atwater quelques minutes de marche; Bureaux et des résidences sur l'ilot avec Westmount Square. Le quartier a le potentiel pour être un de haut de gamme (manger / party / relaxer) et également un pôle touristique. Rue Sainte-Catherine à partir de l'avenue Greene à Atwater: Côté sud- Discothèques, bars et restaurants. Côté Nord - Place Alexis Nihon (existant), un Westmount Square plus "hip et jeunes." Certaines niveaudu Westmount Square pourrait être transformé en hôtel de luxe. (««Quand, à Montréal, rester à l' Hôtel Westmount-Centre-Ville, dans un edifice conçus un des grands nom de l'historie de l'architecture, Mies van der Rohe! ") Avenue Greene de Ste. Catherine à la rue Sherbrooke: Avenue Greene devrait avoir un site web. Boulevard Saint-Laurent en a un, Plaza St. Hubert, Mont-Royal, Sainte-Catherine et Saint-Denis ont des sites Web. Avenue Greene devrait en avoir un aussi. Actuellement les magasins sur l'avenue Greene semblent répondre à une clientèle plus âgée, mais il devrait également avoir quelques magasins pour les jeunes. Pas trop de grands noms, parce que nous voulons que l'avenue reste un peux unique, mais au moins deux magasins de grands noms (comme Forever 21, H & M, etc.). de Maisonneuve à partir de l'avenue Greene à l'avenue Wood: L'entrée d'un hôtel de luxe de 5 étoiles pourrait être juste là à l'entrée résidentiel de Westmount Square. ***** Cette partie de Westmount pourrait vraiment être amélioré au point où il devient un extension du centre-ville de Montréal, qui n'est pas trop loin. I'd like to see this happen! It is good to see a condo being built at the corner of Greene Avenue and de Maisonneuve. Why only have a one storey retail building, when you have increase the density and have retail at grade. Hopefully more development like that happens on Greene Avenue. Greene has a lot of potential to be more than a hub for Westmounters looking to use the BMO, Jean Coutu and the Canada Post, but a hub for many Montrealers and for tourists. It could be the Montreal version of Yorkville in Toronto, Boylston Street in Boston.
  8. 162 condos http://www.mcgillimmobilier.com/lang/fr/jardins-westmount-real-estate-condo-project-for-sale-westmount-atwater-market-condo-montreal-jardins-westmount-projet-immobilier-condo-a-vendre-westmount-marche-atwater-condo-montreal/
  9. Square Dealing: Changes could be afoot at the iconic Westmount Square BY EVA FRIEDE, MONTREAL GAZETTE OCTOBER 10, 2014 2:16 PM Investor Olivier Leclerc outside Westmount Square, who has purchased 84 units in the complex for $70 million. Photograph by: John Mahoney , Montreal Gazette An investor has bought 84 rental units at Westmount Square for $70 million, and says that less than two months after the sale, he has already resold at least 48 of the apartments. Olivier Leclerc, 26, acting with real estate broker and adviser Albert Sayegh, bought the units at the iconic Mies van der Rohe buildings in August from Elad Canada, a division of the Israeli real estate multinational Tshuva Group. The deal means that Elad has sold all of the approximately 220 units in the two residential towers of Westmount Square. Now it is proposing to convert Tower 1, with 200,000 square feet of office space, to condos. But Westmount has slapped a freeze on all conversions from commercial or institutional buildings to residential use and is studying all development in its southeast commercial sector, from Atwater to Greene Avenues. The freeze is in effect until an interim bylaw is adopted and an update on the study is expected in November, said Westmount councillor Theodora Samiotis. Samiotis, who is the commissioner of urban planning for Westmount, said there are two concerns about such a conversion. First is Westmount Square’s heritage value as a Mies van der Rohe mixed commercial-residential project, completed in 1967. “On a heritage value, obviously we would want to make sure that any architectural aspect of the design would respect that,” she said. And there are those who would argue that changing the usage combination would change the architect’s vision, she said. The complex was conceived with three towers — two residential and one office — and an 86,000-square-foot shopping concourse. Equally important to Samiotis is the commercial vibrancy of the area. “So when you tell me you are changing a commercial tower to a residential tower, I am concerned about the impact this is going to have on my commercial district,” she said. Residential tax rates are lower than commercial rates, so the city also could lose revenue. “It’s not just the conversion of any building. It’s a landmark,” she said. They are very much aware of the proposal to convert the office tower, Sayegh said, but the file is currently closed. “If Tower 1 does occur, we will look at it,” he said. Elad Canada owns, operates or is developing such properties as New York’s Plaza Hotel, Emerald City in Toronto and in Montreal, the Cité Nature development near the Olympic Village and Le Nordelac in Point St-Charles. The 84 Westmount Square units were the remaining rental units in two of the towers. In a meeting at Sayegh’s real estate office — he is president of the commercial division of RE/MAX Du Cartier on Bernard St. W. — Leclerc said he bought the apartments in August as an investment, and resold them to various groups of investors, two of which bought about 12 apartments each. Leclerc would not specify how many of the apartments he intends to keep. It is a significant sale, probably the biggest of the year, said Patrice Ménard of Patrice Ménard Multi-Logement, which specializes in sales of multi-unit residential buildings. But it is not a record. By comparison, the La Cité complex of three buildings with more than 1,300 units sold for $172 million two years ago. Also in 2012, Elad sold the Olympic Village to Capreit Real Estate Investment Trust for about $176 million, Ménard said. Both La Cité and the Olympic Village remain rental properties, however. Both Sayegh and Leclerc emphasized that confidence in the economy was a basis for the Westmount Square purchase. The reselling was not a flip, but a long-term strategy, Sayegh said. “He has his own chess game,” Sayegh said. “The context was favourable to take hold of such a prestigious building — the political context,” Leclerc said. “The socio-economic climate in Quebec has never been as conducive to investments as it is today,” Sayegh added. Leclerc would not say what profit he has taken so far, nor what return he is expecting. “It’s a nice acquisition to my portfolio,” Leclerc said. He also owns or has converted buildings in Mont St-Hilaire and Brossard as well as Hampstead Court on Queen Mary, bought in 2011 and now all sold. Four years ago, Leclerc joined his father, Ghislain, in the business of converting rental buildings to co-operatives. Over 25 years, he and his father have converted more than 2,500 apartments, he said. His father is now semi-retired. With his father, he also worked on the conversion of the Gleneagles apartments on Côte des Neiges Rd., bought in 2010 and sold by 2013. “We do major work. We put the building in top shape,” Leclerc said. “Then we make esthetic improvements. After that, we sell the apartments. “We never throw out the tenants. We profit from the fact that the tenants are in place, who pay rent ‘x’ for an apartment in the state it is in. “We respect the rental laws.” Leclerc said he buys only good buildings in good locations. “The area reflects the tenants. Location, location, location.” At Westmount Square, the tenants are not affected, Leclerc said, as the same company, Cogir, manages the building. The range of price for the 84 apartments was $400,000 to $2 million. [email protected] Twitter: @evitastyle
  10. Judge nixes bid to halt Montreal renovation LES PERREAUX From Tuesday's Globe and Mail December 16, 2008 at 3:48 AM EST MONTREAL — The owners of a Westmount house with a million-dollar view will have to give up a slice of their panorama. A judge has refused an attempt by the couple in the affluent Montreal enclave to stop a neighbour from adding a fourth storey and cutting into their spectacular view of the city below. Mr. Justice Robert Mongeon of Quebec Superior Court ruled Steven Goldberg is entitled to raise the roof on his house at 27 Bellevue Ave., even if it cuts into the sight line of his neighbours up the hill. Mireille Raymond and her husband, John Keyserlingk, sought an injunction to block an addition they say will also block sunlight and decrease the value of their $1.7-million property on Sunnyside Avenue by about 30 per cent. Those are exaggerations, Judge Mongeon ruled, after taking the unusual step of holding court on the hillside to check out the view. The judge, who was assisted by a wooden frame and yellow police tape set up on the roof of Mr. Goldberg's house to mimic the new addition, found only a small sliver of the view to the east will be blocked. "The loss must be considered in a much more realistic fashion than was initially presented," he ruled in a judgment handed down late Friday. Mr. Goldberg's lawyers pointed out that he had submitted his plans to the City of Westmount in September of 2007 and his permit was granted after an in-depth study over six months. The city argued nothing guaranteed Ms. Raymond and her husband that they would enjoy their view in perpetuity. Ms. Raymond was upset by the verdict, saying the judge, like the city, seemed to discount the importance of the unencumbered view. Ms. Raymond and Dr. Keyserlingk were ordered to
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  12. Terrains à vendre au pied de l'Oratoire Hugo Joncas, Les affaires Les terrains excédentaires de l'Oratoire Saint-Joseph du Mont-Royal attirent les promoteurs immobiliers. L'institution vient de vendre trois lots au constructeur de maisons de luxe Jean Houde et à la famille Elman, actionnaire majoritaire du fonds d'investissement en santé Persistence Capital Partners. Elle a obtenu près de 2,6 millions de dollars pour les trois terrains. L'Oratoire compte vendre sept autres terrains autour de Surrey Gardens, mais préserver le reste de la ceinture verte entre l'institution et les résidences de Westmount. Les terrains mis en vente sont tous situés dans un boisé à l'extérieur de l'arrondissement historique et naturel du mont Royal protégé par Québec. Le zonage de ces lots, situés dans la Ville de Westmount, prévoit uniquement la construction de maisons unifamiliales détachées. Pour l'instant, la Ville n'a discuté qu'avec Construction Jean Houde, selon Joanne Poirier, directrice de l'urbanisme. " Ils nous ont soumis des plans préliminaires pour un terrain à l'est de la rue Surrey Gardens ", dit-elle. Le produit de la vente de ces lots sera investi dans l'entretien des installations de l'Oratoire. http://www.lesaffaires.com/article/0/immobilier/2009-05-22/493716/terrains-etagrave-vendre-au-pied-de-loratoire.fr.html (22/5/2009 11H27)
  13. La qualité est pas superbe, j'ai juste un petit point n shoot avec pas vraiment de zoom, mais ca donne un appercu de que à quoi Westmount ressemble vu d'en bas de la côte
  14. L’agrandissement du collège anglophone Dawson, qui fait partie des projets d’infrastructure prioritaires du gouvernement Legault, permettra à l’établissement d’accueillir environ 800 étudiants supplémentaires au cours des prochaines années. Cet établissement anglophone situé à Montréal, qui accueille présentement environ 8000 étudiants, est plein à craquer depuis des années. Il y a cinq ans, le ministère de l’Éducation a reconnu que son déficit d’espace était d’environ 10 000 mètres carrés. À l’étude depuis l’an dernier, cet agrandissement fait maintenant partie des 202 projets d’infrastructure mis sur la voie rapide par Québec dans le cadre du projet de loi 61. Ce projet a été bonifié au cours des derniers mois pour tenir compte de la hausse du nombre d’étudiants anticipée dans le réseau collégial au cours des prochaines années. D’ici 10 ans, le réseau collégial pourrait compter 37 000 étudiants supplémentaires, selon des documents budgétaires dévoilés en mars. Le directeur général, Richard Filion, se réjouit que ce projet ait été mis sur la voie rapide. Il est cependant trop tôt pour savoir quels seront réellement les impacts de cette démarche. «Si on peut sauver un an sur notre échéancier, je serai bien content», lance-t-il. La construction d’un nouveau pavillon permettra d’y regrouper plusieurs formations dans le domaine de la santé. https://www.journaldemontreal.com/2020/06/06/800-etudiants-de-plus-au-college-anglophone-dawson Le projet vise à résorber le déficit d’espace reconnu par le ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur et à cesser l’utilisation d’espaces en location à l’extérieur du campus. Plus spécifiquement, les programmes d’études techniques liés au domaine de la santé et des services sociaux et une clinique-école seront regroupés en un seul lieu et deux nouveaux programmes seront ajoutés. https://www.tresor.gouv.qc.ca/public-infrastructures/tableau-de-bord-des-projets-dinfrastructures-de-50-millions-de-dollars-et-plus/?tx_tdbpip_tdbpip[projet]=255&tx_tdbpip_tdbpip[rechercheInfo][motsCles]=dawson&tx_tdbpip_tdbpip[rechercheInfo][avancement]=0&tx_tdbpip_tdbpip[rechercheInfo][activite]=0&tx_tdbpip_tdbpip[rechercheInfo][statut]=&tx_tdbpip_tdbpip[rechercheInfo][region]=0&tx_tdbpip_tdbpip[rechercheInfo][nouveau]=0&tx_tdbpip_tdbpip[rechercheInfo][numero]=&tx_tdbpip_tdbpip[currentPage]=&tx_tdbpip_tdbpip[action]=show&tx_tdbpip_tdbpip[controller]=Projet&L=2&cHash=d7252dc4574bbb75c997c8ae7959c516
  15. Hello all, Bonjour, I am hosting this free tour on Tuesday at 1:45pm, the event is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/381249682329367/ Be sure to follow my Facebook page, as I will host many more tours: https://www.facebook.com/vicsmtltours/ Come all! I'd love to meet all of you! Venez meme si vous etes francophones! Je parlerai les deux langues.
  16. http://montrealgazette.com/business/local-business/real-estate/former-pm-brian-mulroneys-westmount-home-finally-sold?__lsa=4c7f-627d Former PM Brian Mulroney's Westmount home sells for $6 million 1021 photo reimagined MONTREAL GAZETTE More from Montreal Gazette Published on: May 22, 2015 Last Updated: May 22, 2015 11:40 AM EDT Brian Mulroney's home in Westmount sold for about $6 million. Former prime minister Brian Mulroney’s Westmount mansion — which went on the market in 2013 — has at last been sold. The five-bedroom, five-bathroom home on Forden Cres. sold for nearly $6 million, below the original price tag of $7.9 million. On Friday, the real-estate website on which is appeared had marked the home as sold, for $5,799,999. The property includes an outdoor pool, library and fenced-in yard. “This home is for a buyer who seeks an elegant home and privacy,” read the listing by Montreal power broker Marie-Yvonne Paint. “An elegant layout and spacious rooms sets it in a class of its own.” The home, registered in the name of Mulroney’s wife, was purchased in 1993 under her maiden name Mila Pivnicki. The deed of sale lists a purchase price of $1 – buyers could keep those details confidential back in the day – but multiple media outlets pegged the real cost of the home at $1,675,000. Apparently the couple spent another $700,000 on renovations sent via Tapatalk
  17. Dans LaPresse : Publié le 25 juin 2014 à 09h54 | Mis à jour à 09h54 Le Westmount Square transformé en condos [ATTACH=CONFIG]16318[/ATTACH] La ville de Westmount est contre le projet de conversion du Westmount Square en condos. PHOTO EDOUARD PLANTE-FRECHETTE, LA PRESSE ANDRÉ DUBUC La Presse La frénésie entourant la copropriété résidentielle gagne les propriétaires de tours de bureaux du centre-ville. La société Elad Canada souhaite convertir en condos le prestigieux édifice de bureaux du 1, Westmount Square, oeuvre de l'architecte Mies van der Rohe. Lors d'une assemblée publique tenue le 4 juin, Amnon Safran, représentant du promoteur, a chiffré à 20 millions le coût de conversion pour aménager 120 unités de copropriété divises dans les 20 étages de la tour de 200 000 pieds carrés. La Ville est contre La Ville de Westmount reçoit négativement le projet. Le 17 mars 2014, elle a instauré un gel de 90 jours qui empêche la conversion d'immeubles de bureaux en condominiums dans le secteur sud-est de la ville. «Tant que la Ville n'a pas terminé son exercice de vision du quartier, on ne veut pas de conversions», explique Johanne Poirier, directrice de l'aménagement urbain. Parmi les exemples récents de conversion, Mme Poirier parle de l'ex-édifice du Reader's Digest, au 215, rue Redfern, et de l'ancienne école Vanguard, au sud de la rue Sainte-Catherine, rue Metcalfe, qui est en voie de démolition. Elle sera remplacée par des condos. «Le conseil réagit à l'accumulation de ce type de projets, poursuit Mme Poirier. Le conseil veut conserver une vocation commerciale à l'intérieur des limites de Westmount. La Ville ne veut pas devenir un secteur 100% résidentiel. Elle veut avoir un mélange d'usages.» Construit en 1966, le Westmount Square est composé de trois tours et d'un quatrième immeuble de deux étages. Deux des tours ont toujours été à vocation résidentielle. Dans les années 2000, elles sont néanmoins passées d'un statut locatif à celui de copropriétés indivises. L'architecte au dossier, Michel Lauzon, du cabinet Lemay, s'est récemment inscrit au registre des lobbyistes. «Le projet de conversion s'inscrit dans un plan de revitalisation globale du complexe de Westmount Square incluant la transformation du centre commercial, le remplacement de systèmes mécaniques et la rénovation complète de l'enveloppe du bâtiment», lit-on dans sa fiche déposée en mai dernier.
  18. (Courtesy of The Montreal Gazette) Sucks to be them. Guess the SAQ doesn't want to waste tax payers money to wait and see if all will get better, with people moving into the condo being developed next door. I guess the people complaining are just going to have to cab it or take the metro. I just wonder who will take over the 7000 sq.ft at the Pepsi Forum
  19. Top 100 of 2010 1. Thompson family -- $23.36 billion 2. Galen Weston -- $8.5 billion 3. Irving family -- $ 7.46 billion 4. Rogers family -- $6.02 billion 5. James Pattison -- $5.53 billion 6. Paul Desmarais Sr -- $4.28 billion ... 100. Andre Chagnon -- $540 million Top 100 (2010) Its quite amazing how the Thompson family dwarfs the other billionaires. Just combining #2, #3 and #4 together, they are still a few billions shy of the wealth of the Thompson family. The largest growth since 2009, was Chip Wilson with a 66.7% increase. Canada's wealthiest neighbourhoods (Courtesy of Canadian Business)
  20. Westmount building plans hush-hush Court testimony. Westmount neighbours battle over scenic view JAN RAVENSBERGEN, The Gazette Published: 6 hours ago Anytime a Westmount homeowner wants to renovate part of a building or add an extension, their plans are considered confidential - and not the business of any of their neighbours. That's longtime Westmount policy, architect Julia Gersovitz, chairperson since 2001 of the municipality's powerful planning advisory committee, testified in Quebec Superior Court yesterday. Other than Westmount urban-planning staff, city councillors and the mayor, "we at the (advisory committee) do not discuss the cases that are brought to us with anyone because it seems to us that would be a breach of confidentiality," Gersovitz told Justice Robert Mongeon. Two other architects and city councillor Cynthia Lulham sit with Gersovitz on the committee, which she told the court operates by consensus, never takes votes and is responsible for vetting all proposed building-exterior work that requires a municipal permit. Gersovitz is a historic-preservation specialist who is a longtime board member of Heritage Montreal, a practising architect and an auxiliary professor of design at McGill University. A green light her committee gave last March to homeowner Steven Goldberg to add another storey to his home at 27 Bellevue Ave., near the top of Mount Royal, did not require any consultation with nearby homeowners whose panoramic views of Montreal, the St. Lawrence River and the Montérégie vista would be affected, Gersovitz testified. "We have no mechanism for that," she told the court. In a case that has aroused considerable interest, Mongeon has been asked by Mireille Raymond, of 20 Sunnyside Ave., to quash Goldberg's permit. A higher roofline, Raymond contends, would substantially destroy her south-facing view of the city and environs. Hearings on the case continue today. In a related development, at an 8 a.m. council meeting yesterday, councillors Nicole Forbes and John de Castell reversed positions they'd taken Aug. 25 - and voted in favour of a modified version of the permit for Goldberg which would allow him his extra storey. The council vote was 5-2 in favour. On Aug. 25, a similar motion had been defeated 4-3. While de Castell complained about missing information earlier in the Goldberg permit process, he told council that "from everything that I've learned in this file, it (the Goldberg permit) appears to be legal." [email protected]
  21. Demande de projet particulier http://westmount.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/PP-version-20-lo-1.pdf
  22. J'ai aussi dans mes connaissances des personnes disons aisées qui ont acheter dans le vieux MtL, maintenant Pauline qui vend son Chateau a l'ile bizard pour s'installer dans le vieux....ça vient gentrifier le secteur http://fr.canoe.ca/infos/quebeccanada/archives/2013/04/20130412-203332.html
  23. Westmount needs you! With this mailing, we are appealing to your civic duty. We need your input on the most important project the City of Westmount has put forward in its long history: the rebuilding of the Westmount arena and pool. Council would like to proceed with this project, but only if a majority of taxpayers is behind it. It is your money, after all, that will help pay for it. I shall not pretend that the history of this rebuilding project so far has been a smooth one. Mind you, nor was the struggle to restore and expand the Westmount Library in the 1990s, but it was a project most citizens became very proud of. Your Council feels this same success can be repeated with the arena/pool project. But only if it is a rallying point and not a focus of division and rancour. There were two separate designs suggested for the arena/pool project by the previous Council during 2009. A great deal of work went into these proposals, but they received mixed reviews in a series of public meetings. The whole of Westmount, however, was never canvassed. The new Council, since its election in November 2009, has been working on ways to address the objections raised by citizens to the prior proposals. Objectors fell into two broad camps: people in the neighbourhood saw the new arena as a massive intrusion, a wall 30 feet high by 500 feet long from St Catherine Street to de Maisonneuve, jutting into Westmount Park; meanwhile, the pool itself ate up precious green space. For the rest of Westmount, concerns had more to do with the cost: do we really need to go from one-and-one-half to two rinks? Why can’t we just fix up the existing arena? Others felt we needed an indoor pool more than a replication of our current sports mix. The cost concerns were substantially mitigated by the crowning achievement of my predecessor Mayor Karin Marks: she managed, by dint of incredible perseverance - and the help of Jacques Chagnon, our local MNA - to get $20 million of infrastructure grants for the project. It is Canada’s and Quebec’s contribution that allows us to build a $37 million arena/pool complex that will cost Westmounters $17 million. In fact, the cost to taxpayers will probably be closer to $12 million, thanks to contributions from Westmount schools, foundations, and private donors. This cost translates into an additional $200 a year in taxes for the average single-family dwelling. What about the neighbours and the sheer bulk of the arena? Well, if we had to describe the essence of our city, we would surely be torn between invoking Westmount’s unique architectural heritage and Westmount’s prized greenspace. This Council wants a project that respects both. We want the park to win the battle between it and the arena. We do not wish to plunk a massive piece of architecture down in an established greenspace. So we have gone underground. Council’s plan is to bury the ice rinks, putting tennis courts and grass on top of them - creating the ultimate green roof. Skylights will bring in natural light. Only the entrance pavilion and Teen Centre will be above-ground. more pics and full desc. http://www.westmount.org/pdf_files/ArenaPool_Proposal.pdf
  24. Hillside Condominiums - 3 étages (Westmount) http://www.belcourtcondos.com/main.cfm?p=11&l=fr&ProjetID=46 L'emplacement est ici: + I contributed this so I reserve the right to delete it. - [MAPS]http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=hillside+aven ue,+westmount&sll=45.485852,-73.587088&sspn=0.010756,0.01929&g=1233+greene,+wes tmount&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Avenue+Hillside,+Westmoun t,+Communaut%C3%A9-Urbaine-de-Montr%C3%A9al,+Qu%C3%A9bec+H3Z+1V9&ll=45.482239,-73.590438&spn=0.002595,0.004823&t=h&z=18[/MAPS] + Signed, - L'édifice qui sera démoli: Source: http://www.westmountexaminer.com/News/Local/2010-08-19/article-1686062/City-okays-Hillside-condo-project/1
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