Confederation Building (Montreal)

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1253 McGill College Avenue.

1253 McGill College Avenue (French: 1253 avenue McGill College) is an office building in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located on the corner of McGill College Avenue and Saint Catherine Street West in Downtown Montreal. It was formerly known as the Confederation Building.[1] It is currently owned by Polaris Realty.

It is 11 stories tall,[2] the first two floors are retail space while the top nine floors are offices.[3] 1253 McGill College Avenue was designed in 1923 by Montreal architecture firm Ross and Macdonald[4] and was completed in 1927.[5] The exterior of the building is in limestone,[2] and its architecture is considered to be Neoclassical.[6]


  1. ^ "Preserving the last vintage office building on McGill College". Polaris Realty. 2006-01-31. Retrieved 25 November 2011.
  2. ^ a b "1253 McGill College". SkyscraperPage. Retrieved 25 November 2011.
  3. ^ "1253 McGill College Avenue, Montreal". Properties. Polaris Realty. Retrieved 25 November 2011.
  4. ^ "1253 McGill College". Polaris Realty. Retrieved 25 November 2011.
  5. ^ Confederation Building (Montreal) at
  6. ^ "Confederation Building". Emporis. Retrieved 25 November 2011.

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Coordinates: 45°30′07″N 73°34′13″W / 45.5019°N 73.5704°W / 45.5019; -73.5704