Category archives: Explorations

Inside Ma Brasserie: Oldest Montreal Leather Factory Turned Into a Microbrewery With Go-Van

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When Julien Roussin-Côté founder and captain of Go-Van fame told me he frequently parked his "condo" in front of Ma Brasserie in order to surf their free wifi, I thought there was a terrific storyline right there. I therefore organized a little private tour of the new Microbrewery established in Rosemont, Montréal. Inspiring across America The guy[...]

Haute Voltige! Westmount House Has Tall Atrium Crowned by a Safety Net

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Pictures by Michel Bonomo. I was so pumped, switching lanes back and forth on Sherbrooke street, speeding, trying to get there in time. Arrived on 24 Somerville Street in Westmount, architecture photographer Michel Bonomo and Nathalie Elkouby of Martin Rouleau's team were busy snapping pictures for the upcoming exclusive listing which is about to hit the m[...]

Inside A Grandiose Unit at Le St-Regis with Martin Rouleau and Marketing Author Jules Marcoux

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What are we exactly? Social climbers? Some sort of fancy urban explorers? Imposters? I can hardly describe what we do at TOWER TRIP. Maybe the whole thing is more of a feeling? Something strange and intricate that grows inside, as we slowly climb the metaphorical steps of the most exciting real estate. One sure thing is that our next guest knows exactly[...]

Inside the Luxuriant Residential Complex of Tropiques Nord in Montreal

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  It is spring now and spring is for adventures. On a tropical backdrop, a rare and wild Jeanne RD appears. The instagrammer and creative content producer was invited to tag along for this next exploration. No, we are not in an exotic jungle near Tulum (see previous story) but inside the surreal and huge sunny atrium of the residential project Tropiqu[...]

Low Key Converted Duplex by L'Abri Reveals Brilliant Interiors

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Story by Jeff Lee Pictures by Jack Jérôme Because municipalities like Le Plateau Mont-Royal hold strict building and aesthetic rules when it comes to conversions, some of the most interesting projects simply blend in, behind their conventional former facades. Nevertheless, once you step inside, projects like this new single-family townhouse on rue Rivard[...]

Best 2016 Explorations From TOWER TRIP Correspondents

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For the past two years, TOWER TRIP has been dedicated to those who dream and build. The individuals who dare to envision new neighbourhoods, venues and dwellings, shaping the backdrops on which unfold the stories of our lives.

Restaurant FIORELLINO: Flower Power in Montreal's International Quarter

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Story by Loretta Di Vita Photos by Anisha Patel Additional images from Fiorellino There's something so groovy about the '70s-inspired Italian snack bar-restaurant Fiorellino that makes you want to tuck daisies in your hair and peace sign everybody along the way to your table. Conceived by the four pillars of Buonanotte fame—Massimo Lecas, Angelo Leon[...]

Shooting Inside A Huge Mile End Artist Loft With The Girls of Querelles.ca

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Owned by Montreal based Iranian artist Sayeh Sarfaraz, this 1528 sq/ft loft in The Mile End is indeed masterfully decorated. The space was crafted with a family in mind, providing closed quarters for the kids and parents while the living and cooking areas remain open and wide. Since the property is listed by my colleagues Félix Jasmin & Julie Lem[...]

Inside the Residence and Vision of The Architect who Created the Projet Normanville

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Pictures by Jérome Labrecque Since Marie Champagne and I at Engel & Völkers are bringing to market this last available unit of Projet Normanville in Rosemont, we managed to secure access to the two-floor PH just above our unit, where one of the architects of the project actually resides. You can therefore appreciate how this whole project is consisten[...]

Inside Infopresse Offices by Atelier Pierre Thibault in Montreal

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Story by Michèle Beauchamp-Roy Photos by Alain Laforest Additional Material by Alexis Caron-Côté I admit being a little excited when asked to cover one of Atelier Pierre Thibault’s project,  who - should I mention -  is one of Quebec greatest architect, mostly known for his residential projects in perfect symbiosis with nature. I had the privilege to visi[...]

Sophie Le Guerrier Brings to Market a Beautiful Renovated Cottage in Vieux-Rosemont

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  UPDATE: This property was just sold in record time! If you are looking for a similar product, let us know! We can help finding it.   Cottages are all the craze in Montréal! We met with Sophie Le Guerrier in Vieux-Rosemont, where she's been busy with a special project. This former duplex was completely renovated into a 4 bedroom and 2 [...]

The Durham Hotel - A Stunning Mid-Century Modern Stay in Durham, North Carolina

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About our correspondent: Alison Currier loves to experience local culture at home and abroad. Her work as a training professional for an international jewellery company takes her from coast to coast in Canada and the US, where her curiosity drives her to glimpse into hard-to-access interiors. The Durham Hotel is one of the reason you should visit North [...]