Saturday, September 5, 2009

City Okays New $760M Griffintown Project

Preliminary plans for residential-commercial redevelopment on site of former Canada Post sorting plant on Ottawa St., next to the Lachine Canal. Photograph by: Canada Lands Company, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

MONTREAL – Demolition of the old Canada Post facility in Griffintown is well under way to make room for a major residential development, but the promoters of the Bassins du Nouveau Havre project prefer the word "deconstruction" to describe the process.

That's because 94 per cent of the materials from the old building will be reused or recycled, rather than landfilled.

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