Place d'Armes

Evolving through the ages

  • Client

    City of Montreal

  • Year

    2008-2011

  • Location

    Canada

2 Awards

2013
Excellence Award, category: Urban Design
Canadian Institute of Planners
2013
National Honour, category: Design
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects
Place d'Armes lemay architecture

This area was a gathering and event space when Montreal was first founded. To recapture that spirit, Lemay unified and enhanced the square and the surrounding streets with a granite cobblestone mosaic and an original take on street furniture.

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Pedestrians and car owners move about seamlessly within this “living street” concept, confirming the square’s role as a focal point in the heart of the old city.

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