Palais des Congrès

sights / Architecture

Palais des Congrès information

Location
Montréal , Canada
Address
201 Ave Viger Ouest
Telephone
+1 514 871 8122
Getting there
Metro: Place-d’Armes
More information
www.congresmtl.com
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Entering the hall of this convention center with its facade of popsicle-colored panes is akin to strolling through a kaleidoscope. Day brings out the colors, night the transparency. The cutting-edge Palais integrates several historic buildings: a 1908 fire station, the art-deco Tramways building from 1928 and a Victorian-era office complex. Immediately east of the Palais lies a landscape garden with stone pathways linking 31 heaps of earth, each topped off with Montréal’s official tree, the crab apple.