ERA and Kubanek Architecte are pleased to announce a collaboration with the Société immobilière du Québec on heritage conservation work at the Cour d’appel du Québec in Montreal.
The monumental building, located on Notre Dame St. E. in Old Montreal, was designed by Ernest Cormier, Louis-Auguste Amos and Charles J. Saxe, and completed in 1926. Cormier, known for his fine design work and decidedly modern approach to architecture, also designed l’Université de Montréal; St. Michael’s College School, Toronto; the Supreme Court of Canada building, Ottawa; and Cormier House, which for several years served as the Montreal home of Pierre Trudeau.
The Cour d’appel du Québec is a late and particularly modern take on Beaux-Arts neoclassicism, and is notable for its giant order columns along Notre-Dame Street, its semi-circular entrance porch, its projecting cornice, and its fine stone masonry.
ERA and Kubanek Architecte are proud to be overseeing heritage conservation work in the interior entrance hall, including repair and restoration of travertine and marble finishes.