1000 de la Gauchetière, Montreal

1000 de la Gauchetière, Montreal

Of all the skyscrapers in the city of Montreal, Canada, 1000 de la Gauchetière is the tallest, touching the city’s approved limit of 205m. This building is 673 feet high and has 51 floors. One of the features that make this a famous tourist attraction is its atrium that has a vast skating rink.

1000 de la Gauchetière was built in 1992 and is an excellent example of postmodern architecture comparable to JPMorgan Chase Tower in the city of Dallas, Texas. A unique feature of this building is its street level design that projects out in a unique style.

The structural core of the building is made of concrete and the rest of the floor plates in steel. There are a total of 22 elevators and as many as 12 corner offices on each floor. Visitors enjoy shopping at the numerous shops and malls. At any given time, you can find thousands of tourists, window shoppers and serious shoppers here.

The major attraction at 1000 de la Gauchetière is of course the indoor skating rink. Apart from this, the center also houses a physical fitness center. 1000 de la Gauchetiere can be easily accessed as it is well connected to the downtown bus terminal and metro stations.
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Sight Name: 1000 de la Gauchetière
Sight Location: Montreal, Canada
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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