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Location DB > Canada > Quebec > Montreal > Old Boarding House On St-Antoine
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Old Boarding House On St-Antoine
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 Database Info
created by jumpman on 10/3/2004 10:42 AM
last modified by Emperor Wang on 11/17/2022 12:21 AM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
This is a typical late 19th century building, and part of a fairly unique set found just south of the downtown core.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Moderate, climbing required.
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address
116-something St Antoine, Corner of St Felix
Montreal, Quebec
Canada
Owner: unknown (for sale)
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • risk of falling during entry, broken glass, at least one occupant
  •  Interesting Features
    Aside from the interesting fire escape design, The building is largely vacant on the first three floors. The fourth floor currently has at least one occupant, so bypassing it by using the afforementioned fire escape is a pretty good idea. The roof has a particularly nice view of the nearby buildings downtown, but not much else.
     Security Measures
  • locked gates
  • welded doors
  • wooden boarding
  • large amounts of traffic, nearby federal buildings.
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1900
    Closed: 1999
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • rope
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  • sturdy shoes!
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Camera, Binoculars, some way of dealing with occupnt.
     History
    The building has been abandoned for a reasonably long time.

    It appears that it used to be a boarding house for CN and CP rail employees at one point. Currently, the building is used as a squat and is awaiting "renewal" or demolition.
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    someone forgot his tripod
    Wed, Oct 20th, 2004
    posted by jumpman
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    should have gone for coffee
    Thu, Dec 2nd, 2004
    posted by Daius
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    Oct 30 2005
    Sun, Oct 30th, 2005
    posted by Emperor Wang
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    oct29-05 other eyes
    Mon, Oct 31st, 2005
    posted by nel58
    7 pictures
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    SPEK's 1999 Atach Tatuq RU pictures
    Sat, Dec 10th, 2005
    posted by SPEK Photo
    5 pictures
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    stripes' first trip
    Sun, Nov 5th, 2006
    posted by stripes
    6 pictures
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    LeiYa's -outside-
    Sat, Mar 17th, 2007
    posted by LeiYa
    6 pictures
     


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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 11/17/2022 12:21 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Nov 17 22 at 0:21, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Nov 17 22 at 0:21, Emperor Wang changed the following: History
  • on Dec 16 16 at 4:59, Emperor Wang validated this location
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  • on Jan 28 16 at 1:10, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Jan 28 16 at 1:09, Emperor Wang changed the following: Status
  • on Mar 18 07 at 0:49, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Mar 17 07 at 23:16, LeiYa created a new gallery
  • on Nov 5 06 at 19:56, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Nov 5 06 at 17:24, stripes swapped pictures 0 and 5
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