Molson Bank Building, Montreal

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The Molson Bank building on Saint Jacques Street in Old Montreal.

The Molson Bank Building was built at the corner of St. Peter and St. James streets (now rue Saint-Pierre and rue Saint-Jacques) in Old Montreal as the headquarters of the Molson Bank in 1866 by order of founder William Molson (1793-1875), it was the first building in Montreal to be built in the Second Empire style, designed by George Browne working with his son John James George Browne. [1][2]

The bank later merged with Bank of Montreal in 1925.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Rue Saint-Jacques, Old Montreal Web Site
  2. ^ "Vieux-Montréal – Fiche d'un bâtiment : Édifice de la Banque-Molson". Retrieved 22 August 2017.
  • Rémillard, François, Old Montreal - A Walking Tour, Ministère des Affaires culturelles du Québec, 1992

Coordinates: 45°30′10″N 73°33′33″W / 45.50272°N 73.55903°W / 45.50272; -73.55903