Ville de Montréal
Ville de Montréal
Group of Archivists of the Region of Montréal
Chapter 12 IntroductionHochelaga 1500-1642Ville-Marie 1642-1665Heart of an Empire 1699-1763Small French Town 1665-1760Conquered City 1760-1800British Commercial Takeover 1800-1850Industrial City 1850-1896Canada's Metropolis 1896-1914North-American City 1914-1929Depression and War 1930-1945Modern City 1945-1960Québec's Metropolis 1960-1992ConclusionQuizEducational Resources

Re-structuring the

Urban sprawl

A new francophone

A cultural revival

The modernization of
the political scene

Panoramic view of Hydro-Québec headquarters under construction.
Next door is the site of the future Complexe Desjardins, used as a parking lot at the time. Place Ville-Marie can be seen in the distance.
Source : Archives d'Hydro-Québec, H2/663_4.