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The Lighting Plan
Saint-Paul Street

Saint-Paul Street West, at Saint-François-Xavier Street

Here the line of vertical lights emphasizes the winding, narrow feel of Montréal's oldest street.

As you approach the end of each segment, the buildings that have drawn your gaze become luminous markers inviting you
on to the next scene...

Gateway to Saint-Paul Street, from McGill Street



These two buildings, the gateway to Saint-Paul Street from McGill Street, mark the western boundary of Old Montréal.

Western gateway to Saint-Paul Street


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A number of particularly
noteworthy or characteristic façades
are specially highlighted.

On the right, a lovely and exuberant
Victorian building from the early 1870s.

Victorian façade

The Ancienne Douane building


On the left, the Ancienne Douane,
or old Custom House, with its
Classical Revival architecture
typical of the first half
of the 19th century.

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Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel


Subdued lighting through the stained-glass windows of the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours chapel highlights all their majesty.

Stained-glass windowStained-glass window Stained-glass window

Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel



The lighting for the Chapel
was introduced in February 2003.

Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel
Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel
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