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Location DB > Canada > Quebec > Montreal > Merchants Manufacturing Co.
Merchants Manufacturing Co.
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created by SPEK Photo on 3/6/2004 2:51 AM
last modified by controleman on 9/1/2006 11:32 PM
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A very nice brick and wood building from the industrial revolution heritage.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Active
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
4000 St-Ambroise
Montreal, Quebec
Owner: Hyman Gorodensky & Al
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  •  Hazards
  • camera in some part of the building.
  •  Interesting Features
    Very nice towers with strong pine wooden staircase,

    Not too much transformed basement,

    Boston, New-York style industrial building,

    Could be partly from the same architect as the Canada Malting Co.

    Cut trees are used as column,

     Security Measures
  • looked doors, where you don't belong.
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1880
    Closed: 0
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  •  Recommended Equipment
    Built in 1880 for the Merchants Manufacturing Co., a textile company which was later part of the Dominion Textile Co. Ltd. as the cotton mills branch of Montreal thakns to the addition across the street (4035 St-Ambroise), the building was enlarged in 1892, 1898 across the street, in 1906 for an 7 story brick warehouse and in 1916. The architect was David R. Brown and the work was done by The Hussey Construction Co. for some of the enlarging work. They buildng was also home of the Coleco toy factory. the merchants building for most of the 60s 70s and 80s was owned by coleco and they manufactured board games, electroinic games and cabage patch dolls, (check the boxes on old toys) they loading docks, torn down in the late 90s , had a huge toyland mural on them
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     Future Plans
    Will continue to be home of many small company.

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     Photo Galleries
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    SPEK's Merchant trip.
    Sat, Mar 6th, 2004
    posted by SPEK Photo
    25 pictures
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    SPEK'S Dominion Textile tour.
    Sat, Mar 6th, 2004
    posted by SPEK Photo
    15 pictures
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    Thu, Feb 19th, 2009
    posted by XBEN
    3 pictures

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    SPEK's roof 180 degree view.
    Sat, Mar 6th, 2004
    posted by SPEK Photo
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 2/19/2009 3:36 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Feb 19 09 at 15:36, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Feb 19 09 at 7:33, XBEN added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Feb 19 09 at 7:32, XBEN created a new gallery
  • on Sep 10 06 at 22:33, Mickael validated this location
  • on Sep 1 06 at 23:32, controleman changed the following: Web Links
  • on Jul 25 05 at 23:31, SPEK Photo made this location public
  • on Nov 24 04 at 3:16, NightStalker changed the main information
  • on Mar 6 04 at 6:58, nostra-YOUPPI! changed the main information
  • on Mar 6 04 at 4:33, SPEK Photo changed the main information
  • on Mar 6 04 at 4:29, SPEK Photo made this location public
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    You must log in for this feature to work.neauveau locatairesdrunkm0nk117353/16/2004 11:48 PM by SPEK Photo
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