Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Historic Building Threatened

The building that once housed the New City Gas Company in the Griffintown district of Montreal could be threatened by a new bus corridor. Photograph by: File, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

The red brick and greystone building with the sloped roof at Ottawa and Dalhousie Sts. was built long before the advent of buses and electricity in Montreal.

But now, more than 160 years after the New City Gas Co. plant was erected, those two inventions are threatening to bring it down if municipal authorities allow a high-traffic bus corridor to be built next to it, heritage experts and Griffintown residents say.

Read more ....

No comments: