Parc Metro Station

Parc Metro station (subway) is located on a Canadian Pacific Railway station built in 1931 as a passanger station with routes to the suburbs and ski hills to the city of Montreal.

The building’s designer, Colin Drewitt, used cool travertine walls, exterior columns and an expansive interior to create this neo-classic monument. Art deco fixtures hung from the ceiling and a broze fish gaped from a water fountain. Large windows provide an opulent view from what was the Ladies Waiting Room.

Across the plataial concours there were signs for a few shops and the offices of railway superintendents. A corridor led to a passenger platform that was over a quarter-mile long. In 1984, this station was closed.

The City of Montreal bought the building.

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