MARCHÉ BONSECOURS _ BONSECOURS MARKET

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THIS NEOCLASSIC BUILDING WAS CONSTRUCTED BY THE ARCHITECT WILLIAM FOOTNER BETWEEN 1844-1852. IT HAS BEEN INAUGURATED IN JANUARY 1847. HOWEVER THE INTERIOR DECORATION DONE BY THE ARCHITECT GEORGE BROWNE WAS FINISHED IN 1852.
BETWEEN 26 AVRIL AND 7 MAY 1849 THE GOVERNMENT OF UNITED CANADA RETREATED TO, SO AS TO CONTINUE THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION, AFTER THE PARLEMENT BUILDINGS NEARBY WERE BURNED DOWN BY ANGRY ANGLO MOB IN 25 OF APRIL 1849.
ALSO IT HOUSED THE MONTREAL CITY HALL BETWEEN 1852-1878.
TODAY THE MARKET IS A MULTI PURPOSE FACILITY. WHERE THE HEAD-OFFICES OF CONSEIL DES MÉTIERS D'ART DU QUÉBEC AND INSTITUT DESIGN DE MONTRÉAL ARE THERE.
ON THE MAIN AND SECOND FLOORS THERE ARE OUTDOORS CAFÉS, RESTAURANTS AND BOUTIQUES.
IT WAS RECOGNISED AS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE OF CANADA IN 1984.

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Comments (69)

Alexey Makhin² on March 3, 2013

YSL 60/32, greetings, Alexey

Alla Saed on March 7, 2013

صورة رائعة البوم مميز تحيات م علاء ميلود سعيد من ليبيا like

~adrzym~ on March 7, 2013

Very nice photo! LIKE

Greetings, Adam

Janusz Kulik on March 15, 2013

Piękna fotografia........piękne miejsce i kadr kadr!!!!!!LIKE 63.Pozdrawiam serdecznie i dziękuję za wizytę i miły komentarz,Janusz

dziwnowik on April 4, 2013

♥ ♥ ♥ GOLDEN STAR ♥ LIKE ♥ ♥ ♥

♥ ♥ ♥ greetings from Poland , Peter ♥ ♥ ♥


Mehmet Güçlü on April 8, 2013

Very nice photo. Like & YS - Best wishes, OLYMPIST

tu andy on May 4, 2013

Beautiful perspective and composition. L 67. Best wishes. andy

蒂芙尼.林 on May 15, 2013

wonderful and fabulous shapshot & good composition on colour setting. YS:34 + LIKE:68

congratulation and have a nice day for you Maurice Haddad

best regards from tiffany Liem

Lemonio on May 18, 2013

Nice photo like favorite

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 15, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Maurice Haddad
    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. E-410
    • Taken on 2012/01/08 16:46:03
    • Exposure: 0.033s (1/30)
    • Focal Length: 14.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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