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New condo building on Préfontaine street - HOMA

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This new condo project on Préfontaine street in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district has risen on top of what used to be some offices or businesses (below). I was fortunate enough to have taken screenshots of the area before the new condo project took shape and Google updated their Google Maps/Streetview info. The below image with the grey/blue siding is older than the exposed red brick one directly after it. I don't know if they demolished the entire structure and rebuilt from scratch or that they used the frame or base and build on top of it. If anyone has some info, of what used to be there and if they kept the frame of the old building, please email me.

(image above and below: Google Streetview)

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(image above: Google Streetview)

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(image above: Google Streetview)

You can see the stripped down structure from this Google Streetview shot seen from Moreau street in the screenshot above. Did they keep the old frame and build on top/around it?

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Progress report: corner of Peel and Wellington (June 2013) - Griffintown

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Here are just photos of the progress going on on the corner of Peel and Wellington in Griffintown, photos taken in June 2013. The 3 top photos are of the Griffix building next to the Corlab building which will be demolished. The foundation of the facade from the old building intergrated to the new structure showed some major damage (third photo). I have to say that I like the building with the big windows (4 last photos). I might change my mind once it's completed but for now those windows are impressive and shiny.

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Griffintown district panorama

Griffintown district panoramaHere's a panoramic view of the construction site just next tothe Corlab building and the Pitstop garage. To view what was there before, check this link: Peel and Ottawa and Building on Peel street.

Corlab building on Peel - Griffintown

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The Corlab building on Peel street in Grffintown, near the corner of Wellington, will be demolished. As the second photo shows they moved on Pie-IX street back in January 2013. The owner of the Pitstop garage next to it (last photo) refused any offers until they get what they want...so for now it was still there when I took these photos in June. Apparently the structure of the garage was affected by all the demolition and construction going on there.

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