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Location DB > Canada > Quebec > Montreal > Ateliers Rosemont
Ateliers Rosemont
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created by nel58 on 11/23/2005 3:44 PM
last modified by cjb on 3/23/2006 11:58 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
A lot of 33,000sq meters on witch used to be many buildings on 18.500sq meters...To this day,4 are remaining. At least one or two buildings will be renovated.
 Basic Information
Type: buildings
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: worth the trip : it will be gone soon
 Physical Information
700 Rosemont blvd
Montreal, Quebec
Owner: City of Montreal
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • debris from demolition
  •  Interesting Features
    The steam tunnel,of course the buildings that are left .
    The small water-testing lab and the boiler room..And the morbid beauty of a cataclysm-type scenery
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  • workers on the usual working hours
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 2005
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • breathing mask
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Les ateliers minicipaux Rosemont is owned by the "city of Montreal"... They repair all the trucks,plowers,firetrucks etc of the city...They have been talking of moving since 1988. They finally moved to 2269 Viau / 5035 de Rouen in May 2005,a bigger location, bought from "Air Liquide Canada".
    190 employees are working there.
    As for the story of the Rosemont/St-Hubert/des Carrières / St-Vallier location,I am still searching..infos will hopefully come soon
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     Future Plans
    Most of the buildings are being demolished by AM demolition. One of the remaining building is being decontaminated of asbestos etc by Boytech and the hole place will hold a complex of around 300 to 450 lodging units,many of them social housing and community center,commerces and eventually a office tower,on top of the metro station,conception of "Les consultants Geniplus inc"who's work include :Loblaws Jean-Talon,Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve ,Mosaïcultures,Casino(Mtl and Hull), Grande bibliothèque de Mtl ,the dissuasive fence on J.Cartier bridge and others....

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     Photo Galleries
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    "desolating-sight" site Nov20
    Wed, Nov 23rd, 2005
    posted by nel58
    56 pictures
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    Mixing with workers.
    Thu, Nov 24th, 2005
    posted by SPEK Photo
    35 pictures
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    Multiple trips
    Wed, Feb 8th, 2006
    posted by jeremyk
    111 pictures
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    été 2010
    Sun, Feb 12th, 2012
    posted by BFDinze
    20 pictures

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    Pan 1
    Thu, Nov 24th, 2005
    posted by SPEK Photo
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    Photography 9 / 10
    Coolness 9 / 10
    Content Quality 9 / 10
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 2/12/2012 5:26 PM.

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  • on Feb 12 12 at 17:26, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Feb 12 12 at 3:13, BFDinze updated gallery été 2010
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