The history of Westmount Square


Thursday September 21st, 2017

Tomorrow at the @villewestmountcity Public Library from 7:00 PM – 9:00PM: The history of Westmount Square, designed by celebrated architect Mies van der Rohe and opened in December 1967, will be traced. The first battle for modern heritage in Quebec in 1988 was a result of renovations to the complex. Actions taken to preserve Mies’ works elsewhere will be presented. The speaker will alternate between French and English.

SPEAKER: Francine Vanlaethem, Professeure émérite, École de design,UQAM; chair, Docomomo Québec