Saturday, October 9, 2010

Towards Downtown

Towards Downtown, originally uploaded by susanvg.
I sometimes have meetings in a building on Fullum Street in Montreal. Inside it is typically bureaucratic, with little cubicles and many people. Those who are lucky enough to be by a window have magnificent view. This was taken through the windows in the cafeteria.

A little further to the right of this photograph is "the mountain" - actually not much more than a hill at 233 m (764 ft). The city has a bylaw restricting the height of buildings so that Mount Royal remains higher thus preserving the wonderful view from the summit. So while Montreal has buildings, some of which top 40 stories, it does not have the skyscrapers that tower over some cities.


  1. I've never been to Montreal, so always enjoy when you show the cityscape.

  2. Interesting pic and piece of info. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Nice view here. Again I love the look of the sky!