Category archives: Montreal

The Devil is in the Details at 6669 St-Urbain in the Mile-Ex, Montreal

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Here we are again in architect's dream land, this time to meet with Ashraf M-Ahmed of Fugère Architectes, who drew and developed the beautiful house who was recently sold for just shy of 1.5M$. We were lucky enough to visit a couple of days before the final delivery to the buyers. The Atrium What imposes as soon as stepping inside the contemporary hous[...]

A New Classic: Perles et Paddock in Griffintown and Their Open Late Kitchen

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When I arrived, restaurateurs Maxime Perrault and Jessica Goulet were busy setting up for happy hour. Tonight, the restaurant will stay open until 2 am, a rare commitment and an appreciated perk for the local residents of Griffintown and Old Montreal. "I always admired the classic and timeless institutions like L'Express or the Ritz, who embrace the af[...]

Cafe Osmo Behind Notman House is your New Favorite Remote Work Station

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Open weekdays from 8 am to 7 pm Weekends 10 am, to 4 pm Officially inaugurated yesterday with a garden party, the backyard and enclosed patio of Café Osmo is definitely the best new hangout to work or enjoy a fresh meal. Safely guarded by the urban beehives of local startup Nectar, come watch the zucchinis grow in the little potager at the centrer of thi[...]

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

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Pictures by Jérome Labrecque Update: The upper unit featured in this story is currently available for rent. Contact real estate broker Marie Champagne for additional info. This following story was originally published on Jun 8, 2016 Since Marie Champagne and I at Engel & Völkers are bringing to market this last available unit of Projet Nor[...]

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[...]

Le Royal: A Refreshing Speakeasy Quietly Nestled under Le Rouge-Gorge on Mont-Royal

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Pictures by Maxime Vincent ( @Maxvinceroswell ) The new jazz-era themed cocktail bar proposes and extensive selection of wines and spirits in a warm and cozy decor created by Atelier Zebulon Perron. The new venue alongside Le Rouge-Gorge upstairs certainly brings a breath of fresh air to the Mont-Royal strip, sometimes overlooked for newly established and[...]

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[...]

DevMcGill and Architecture Provencher-Roy Unveil new Condo Project NOCA in Griffintown

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This morning at Le Richmond in Griffintown was the brokers event to unveil the plans and overall project of NOCA, which stands for "North of Canal Lachine". Pre-construction sales for phase 1 kicked also off at the same time, inviting the public to discover what the developer calls "Griffintown West". "With small to mid-size units, we wanted the comm[...]

Perfectly Nestled and Confidential Architect Cottage Near Bromont Lake

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Last time we where shooting in the Eastern Townships was for this epic 15 acres domain with private waterfalls. We are back today in Bromont with brokers Alexandre Fortin & Luce Deslaurier to capture the inner beauty of this architect home located steps from the Bromont Lake beach and the ski slopes. Offered at 825 000$ This house was created[...]

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[...]

Aquablu Waterfront Condos to Launch New Phase - Buyers Event Soon

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The waterfront luxury project is about to break ground with a new phase and release inventory at pre-construction prices. They will host a sale event on April 29th and you can register on the official website to be notified. The project boasts most of the luxury amenities one should expect: Spa, infinity pools, gym, 24 concierge and more, but a very interes[...]

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[...]

Inside the Most Beautiful Habitat 67 Unit That Just Hit the Market

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Over the years, it is interesting to discover the interiors of the exclusive Habitat 67 units as they hit the market. And they generally don't stay up for long! This new one listed by Martin Rouleau of Engel & Völkers Montreal is our favorite so far, with a level of interior design and sophistication that nears perfection! 2 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms [...]