Concrete-Glass Monolith City

===================================================================================================== The concrete-glass monolith city evolving in the downtown is replacing the charm of traditional old grey stone architecture of Montreal's earlier times. Almost all traces of the past is being erased and absorbed into the new, sterile, secular, cold, uncaring, twenty-first century, dark monolith scene, a mirror image of other similar cities that already … Continue reading Concrete-Glass Monolith City

Montreal Crane Dance

======================================================================================================= A Montreal crane dance was in full swing downtown on the Rene Levesque boulevard last Wednesday when I happened to drop by to have a look. As I already indicated in my earlier post, huge skyscrapers were in the process of completion or augmented progress to what I saw last time. My picture captures … Continue reading Montreal Crane Dance

Construction Beneath Your Feet

In response to The Daily Post's weekly photo challenge: "Beneath Your Feet." =================================================================== Construction beneath your feet is happening at multiple project sites in downtown Montreal like the one depicted in this picture. My recent walk along Rene Levesque boulevard allowed me to see the progress of at least four large downtown projects each one … Continue reading Construction Beneath Your Feet

Crane Operation

===================================================================== The crane operation in progress is this monster tower alongside the massive Bell sports Center. Crane operations blanket this part of downtown Montreal as massive structures are evolving emerging out of deep holes that suddenly appeared since last year. This one is interesting because it seems attached to the Bell Center, at least from … Continue reading Crane Operation

Downtown Early Bird

In response to The Daily Post's weekly photo challenge: "Early Bird." ========================================================================================== I was an early bird last Sunday travelling east along the wide boulevard downtown approaching a cluster of famous Montreal landmarks. Waiting for the green light at the intersection of Peel street and Rene Levesque boulevard I took out my camera and captured … Continue reading Downtown Early Bird

Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity

Early last Summer, 2014, I found serenity while visiting the Mary Queen of the World Cathedral strategically situated on Rene Levesque boulevard near two other famous Montreal landmarks, the Queen Elizabeth Hotel on its East and the Sun Life building on the North side. As many know, places of worship normally provide a sanctuary, a … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity