Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Place d'Armes

Accession Number: 
169536
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module FOUR--6,080 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
View of the Art Deco Aldred building, right, (1929) on the east side of the square
Date of View: 
9/1/2008
Image description: 
The Aldred building, with its setbacks designed to ensure natural lighting for the streets below, is an eloquent example of the Art Deco style. The setbacks were required under a new Montr¿al by-law, inspired by a similar requirement in New York.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module FOUR
Culture: 
Canadian
Subject: 
urban renewal
Subject: 
City planning
Work Types: 
Built Environment; public spaces; squares (open spaces)
Preferred Title: 
Place d'Armes
Agent Display: 
Unknown (Canadian)
Date: 
ca. 1850-1960 (inclusive)
Materials: 
stone; brick; paving
Technique: 
construction (assembling)
Locations: 
Montr¿al, Quebec , Canada
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Twentieth century
Classification: 
Architecture
Classification: 
Urban Design and City Planning