The Canadian Centre for Architecture
The Canadian Centre for Architecture is a famous international research centre and important museum dedicated to the history of the art of architecture and the history of the city of Montreal.
The CCA is praised for the quality of its exhibitions and the richness of its vast collections. Permanent and temporary exhibitions explore urban environment, works of contemporary architect, investigate the place of human beings and many other items.
In addition to exhibitions, the CCA offers a variety of activities throughout the year to suit guests of all ages.
The museum has received numerous awards for the design of its architectural complex, which includes the 19th century Shaughnessy House (built in 1874 by W.T.Thomas and one of the rare 19th century Montreal houses open to the public), a modern building of 1989 (architect Peter Rose) and a lovely the garden of sculptures, designed by Melvin Charney.
The bookstore offers a wide selection of publications including books on architecture, landscaping, garden architecture, design, photography and more.
Address of the Canadian Centre for Architecture:
1920, rue Baile Montreal
CCA, as seen by ProvinceQuebec.com. Photo : © ProvinceQuebec.com
Sculpture Garden. Photo : © ProvinceQuebec.com
Part of the Sculpture Garden of the CCA. Photo : © ProvinceQuebec.com