Events and Heritage Montreal’s principal efforts since 1975
Important events for Montreal's heritage
Heritage Montreal's actions
HM celebrates 40th anniversary.
H-MTL platform launched.
HM, the Daudelin family and several influential figures in the arts and culture community make recommendations in the repurposing of the Square Viger.
HM plays key role in the request for the classification of Maison Alcan.
HM participates in the Agora métropolitaine and the Montreal Thematic Meeting on Metropolitan Areas.
Special assembly held to assess Redpath House file; proposals for Golden Square Mile announced. International symposium, Metropolis and Its Institutional Heritage—The Issue of Repurposing, organized as part of Entretiens Jacques-Cartier.
HM takes part in consultations on Sillery conservation plan in Quebec City.
Third edition of guided tours of Pointe-du-Moulin and Silo No. 5 held.
HM intercedes save Monument-National block on Boul. Saint-Laurent from demolition.
New list of 10 threatened sites launched.
Second edition of guided tours of Pointe-du-Moulin and Silo No. 5 held.
HM takes part in consultations on the Metropolitan Land Use and Development Plan.
HM celebrates 35th anniversary.
First edition of guided tours of Pointe-du-Moulin and Silo No. 5 held.
First Metropolitan Agora for citizens organized.
Lobbying for Guaranteed Pure Milk water tower restoration begins.
Dorchester Square and Place du Canada map/guide launched.
Program of activities celebrating International Day for Monuments and Sites launched.
Principles for high-quality urban development published.
Phase 2 of Montreal InSites educational website launched.
HM contributes to discussions on reforms to Cultural Property Act.
Guiding principles established for revitalization of Griffintown district.
Le patrimoine à Montréal, les 30 ans d’Héritage Montréal presented as part of Belles soirées lecture series at Université de Montréal.
Educational website Montreal InSites (www.memorablemontreal.com) launched.
Guiding principles established for McGill University Health Centre on Mount Royal.
Training handbook on religious heritage interpretation created.
Dalhousie Square heritage circuit and interpretation panels developed.
HM takes part in Mount Royal issue table.
HM publishes its first list of 10 threatened emblematic sites.
Heritage circuit comprising 15 interpretation panels launched in Dorchester Square.
Montreal Heritage Network Day links more than 60 heritage and cultural groups for the first time.
HM begins authoring feature columns on Cyberpresse.ca website.
HM plays key role in protection of Mount Royal.
HM collaborates on Montreal Master Plan and Heritage Policy.
HM takes part in public hearings and in the Montreal Summit.
HM takes part in State of Heritage Around the Lachine Canal.
After lobbying by HM, Conseil du patrimoine de Montréal and Office de consultation publique de Montréal created.
HM takes part in creation of true consultation mechanisms for Montreal.
Heritage Montreal marks 25th anniversary; 400 people take part in celebrations.
HM acts to protect Eaton’s 9th Floor Restaurant.
HM intercedes against Lépine condo project and in favour of Mount Royal.
Advice provided to residents and property owners after ice storm.
Great Heritage Calendar launched; 75,000 copies
HM takes part in actions to save Rue Sherbrooke.
Study on downtown churches published.
Conferences held in collaboration with Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA).
HM takes part in actions to save Jean-Talon Station.
HM supports formation of Coalition Villa-Maria.
Meeting on world heritage held in Montreal.
Coalition for public consultations created.
HM on front lines of fight to save Hôtel-Dieu hospital.
HM helps organize an international conference on public squares.
350th anniversary of founding of Montreal marked with historic plaques and production of 850,000 pamphlets. Efforts made to conserve Windsor Station in development of New Forum project.
HM collaborates on final version of Montreal’s Master Plan.
Opération Patrimoine Architectural de Montréal (Montreal Architectural Heritage Campaign) launched in collaboration with city.
HM takes part in successful consultation sessions on Mount Royal.
Study on conservation of old cinemas published. Sculptures from former Queen’s Hotel preserved.
HM lends support to Avenue Mont-Royal merchants.
HM contributes to establishment of a public-hearing process.
HM takes over from Save Montreal as organizer of ArchitecTours.
Archibus (architectural discovery tours for young people) created.
Master’s program in Conservation introduced at Université de Montréal.
Mount Royal designated a municipal heritage site.
Friends of the Mountain founded in collaboration with Save Montreal.
Demolition of Redpath Mansion averted in cooperation with Save Montreal.
Summer courses offered with Université de Montréal School of Architecture.
HM contributes to Old Port Plan; Milton-Parc co-op project completed.
HM takes part in efforts to save McGill College Avenue.
Conference held on industrial heritage and resident re-appropriation of riverbank access.
Save Montreal revives Oranges and Lemons prizes.
Annual home renovation courses launched.
Storefront office, the Centre Urbain, inaugurated; open to all at no charge.
Youth program created with Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
HM takes part in first public consultation and call for ideas on Old Port of Montreal.
Heritage Montreal (HM) founded to help groups like Save Montreal.
Montreal Society of Architecture awards first Lemon Prize to Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ) building.
Save Montreal begins offering architectural walking tours.
Save Montreal created following the demolition of Van Horne Mansion.
Windsor Station saved from wrecking ball by architect Michael Fish and Friends of Windsor Station.
Old Montreal designated a historic district by Government of Quebec.
Plans for an elevated expressway in Old Montreal abandoned.
Château de Ramezay becomes first property classified a historic monument by Government of Quebec.
Château de Ramezay saved from demolition at the last moment.
Mount Royal Park, created after citizens petition the city, inaugurated.
Sieurs de Saint-Sulpice decide to preserve two towers of Fort de la Montagne.