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Architects (see also Biographies)
General
Amos, Louis
Anderson, Bruce
Azrieli, David
Baker, Joseph
Bostrom, Robert E.
Boyer, Alphonse & Louis
Cormier, Ernest
Desjardins, Claire
Durnford
Ellwood, Michael
Findlay, Robert
Galt, A.T.
Gersovitz, Julia
Hill, George Roy (see also MONUMENTS – Westmount Cenotaph)
Hogle, Morley W.
Hollinger, Heidi
Hopkins, J. W.
Hutchinson, Alexander Cowper
Lambert, Phyllis
MacDuff, Joseph Honoré
Marchand, J. Omer
Maxwell, Edward & W. S.
Nobbs, Percy Erskine
Rose, Peter
Weintraub, Peter
Whitley, Barbara
Wright, William & J. S.
ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE CAMPAIGN (see also WALKING TOURS – OPAM)
ARCHITECTURE
General
Traditional building materials
BIOGRAPHIES (see also ARCHITECTS, CITY OF WESTMOUNT – employees; MAYORS; OBITUARIES)
 
General A-G, H-M, N-Z
Aislin (Terry Mosher)
Aitken, Gary
Aitken, Sally
Almond, Paul
Azrieli, Sharon
Bates, Catherine
Berliner, Herbert S.
Beveridge, Massey W. (on Cenotaph list)
Bouchard, Eugénie
Bowman, Charles
Bowser, George
Bronfman famiy (see also HOUSES – 15 Belevedere Rd.)
Bulmer family
Caron, Blossom
Carrier Roche
Clark, Joan Ross (see BIOGRAPHIES – Bulmer family)
Clarke, John & Simon
Cohen, Leonard
Collard, Edgar Andrew
Collip
Davis, Dorothy (see ORGANIZATIONS – Children’s Theatre)
Dawson
Decarie family
Drummond, Michael
Dudek, Louis
Duncan, James
Durnford family (see also ARCHITECTS – A.T.G. Durnford)
Earle, Eleanor (see Wardelworth family)
Fish, Michael
Garneau, Marc
Gauthier, Frances
Geoffrion, Louis-Félix Aimé
Gnaedinger family
Gold, Muriel
Goldbloom, Victor
Goodfriend, Mika
Gubbay, Aline
Hallowell
Hamilton, R.H. (on Cenotaph list)
Hammonds, David
Harvie, Robert
Hays, Moses Judah
Hobbs, Anthony
Hodgson
Hogg family
Holgate, Edwin
Hooff, Sally
Hornyak, Jennifer
Hurtubise family (see also HOUSES – Côte St. Antoine – 561)
Hutchison famly
Irving, Colin
Jackson, A. Y.
Jackson, Walter H.
Johnson, J. Seward
Joseph
Kahane, Anne
Kelsey, Charles William
Lam, Lily
Larsen, Wayne
Lawley, Douglas
Leith, Linda
Lighthall, Alice
Lighthall, William (see also MAYORS)
Lighthall/Henderson family
Lindsay, Doreen
Lord, Richard
Low, Colin Archibald
Maillet, Andrée
Malloch, Katie
Mayerovitch, Harry
McGarrigle family
McKenna, Kenneth
Meigs, Mary
Merrett, Brian
Molson family
Morrow, “Bill”
Mosher, Terry (see Aislin)
Murray, William (see also HOUSES – West Mount – demolished)
Nicholson, David & Diana
Nincheri, Guido M.
Notman, William
Ogilvie, John
Packard, Frank
Paltiel, Sarah
Pelletier, Gerard
Prager, Eva
Price, David
Quinlan, John (see also BUILDINGS – Apts. & Condos – St Catherine St. W. – “Quinlan”)
Rafman, Jon
Raynes
Reekie, Robert James
Reid, Eileen
Renaud, Anne
Richler, Mordecai
Roberts, Bruce
Roberts, Goodridge
Robertson, George
Ross family
Ross, Graeme
Saly, Hélène
Sancton, John & family
Saxe, Mary S. (see CITY OF WESTMOUNT – Librarians)
Scott, F.R. (Frank)
Scott, Marian Dale
Segal, Ilse
Shaddick, Maggie
Shearer, Norma
Shemie, Bonnie
Sherriff-Scott, Adam
Smith, Ian
Smith, Jori
Soskin, Gabrielle
Stachiewicz, Wanda
Steinhouse, Tobie
Stern, Harry
Surrey, Philip
Szilasi, Gabor & family (see also BIOGRAPHIES – Lindsay, Doreen)
Taddeo, Donat
Travis, Debbie
Velan family
Wardleworth family (see also HOUSES – Côte St. Antoine – “Metcalfe Terrace”)
Wedge, Don
Wolff, Annette
Wright, James
Young, John
BRIDGES
Glen Arch (see GLEN ARCH)
Western Ave. Bridge (demolished)
BUILDINGS (see also CHURCHES, HOSPITALS, HOUSES, LIBRARIES, SCHOOLS, STREETS, SYNAGOGUES, THEATRES)
 General

 Apartments & Condos:

 General
 Claremont – 418 “Richelieu”
 De Maisonneuve W. – 4300, “Western” (demolished)
 Greene – 1250
 Hillside
 Mount Stephen
 Redfern – 215 (Reader’s Digest)
 Selby St.
 Sherbrooke St. W. – 4943
 St. Antoine St. W.
 St. Catherine St. W. – 4410-12-14 “Quinlan” (demolished)
 St. Catherine St. W. – “Roosevelt” (demolished)
 “Westmount Square”
“1 Wood Avenue”

 Armouries (See also MILITARY; WAR)
 Avenue Theatre (demolished)
 Banks
Claremont – 500 (former Hebrew Orphans’ Home & Congrégation de la Fraternité Sacerdotale building)
 Metcalfe Ave. – 175
 Montreal Arena/Westmount Arena (burned 1918)
Mother House – Congrégation de Notre-Dame (see also SCHOOLS – Dawson College)
 Place Kensington
 Protestant Deaf Mute Building
 St. Catherine St. W. – 4094-4104, 4192
 St. Margaret’s Home
 Victoria – 357-361

 Westmount Municipal Buildings:

General
Victoria Hall
Westmount Arena (demolished 2012)
Westmount City Hall
Westmount Fire Stations
Westmount Flower Conservatory (Greenhouse)
Westmount Gallery at Victoria Hall
Westmount Lawn Bowling Clubhouse
Westmount Police Station
Westmount Post Office (“Old Post Office”, corner of Greene)
Westmount Post Office (closed 2013, Sherbrooke St. W.)
Westmount Power Company (today’s Hydro Westmount)
Westmount Public Library
Westmount Recreation Centre (2013)
Westmount Train Station (closed early 1980s)

BUSINESSES (See also BUILDINGS, STREETS) (*closed)
General
General – Greene Avenue
General – Sherbrooke St. W.
General – Victoria Ave.
Biltcliffe Department Store*
Campbell Gallery
Chatfields Grocery Store*
Les 5 (Cinq) Saisons
Coffee Gourmet
Dionne & Dionne* (see also fonds Dionne & Dionne)
Double Hook Books*
Eatz Encore
Farfelu Gallery
Folklore
Le Fournil Bakery
Galerie de Bellefeuille
Henrietta Antony Antiques*
(H.F.) Jackson Pharmacy*
Metro Supermarket
Nicholas Hoare Books*
Ohman’s Jewellers*
Park Restaurant (Victoria Ave.)
Le Petit Club (4 Somerville)*
POM Bakery*
Serge & Réal Couture*
Smithers Shoes*
Tony’s Shoes
La Transition Restaurant*
Victoria Ave. 357-361
WANT Apothecary
John Watson (Plumbing)
West End Gallery
Westmount Florist
Westmount Stationery
Woven Gardens*
CANNONS (see PARKS – Westmount Park – Cannons)
 
CHURCHES

 General
 Ascension (Roman Catholic)
 Bethel Gospel
 Calvary Church
 Church of the Advent
 Dominion Douglas (see also Mountainside United)
 Melville Church
 Mountainside United
 St. Andrew’s (see also Mountainside United)
 St. Andrew’s-Dominion Douglas (see also Mountainside United)
 St. Léon de Westmount
 St. Matthias
 St. Stephen’s (see also Stanley Presbyterian)
 Seventh Day Adventist
 Stanley Presbyterian
 Westmount Baptist
 Westmount Methodist
 Westmount Park United

CITY OF WESTMOUNT (official) (see also ORGANIZATIONS, MAYORS)
Buildings (see BUILDINGS – Westmount Municipal Buildings)
 City Council
 City crests, coat of arms
 City Services:

Fire
Other

 Coat of Arms
 Department of Public Works
 Director General
 Employees – Library
 Employees – various (see also MAYORS)
 Historical designation 2012 (by Parks Canada)
 Incorporation
 Legal cases
Meetings with citizens (general)
Parking
Planning Advisory Committee (PAC)
Sound Barrier Project
 Traffic Master Plan
 Urban planning (See URBAN DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING)

CLUBS (see also ORGANIZATIONS, SPORTS)

 General
 Côte St. Antoine Tennis Club
 Curling clubs
 MAAA
 Montreal Ski Club
 St. George’s Snowshoe Club
 Weeders and Diggers
 Westmount Golf Club
 Westmount Lawn Bowling Club (see also BUILDINGS)
 Westmount rugby football

COMMUNICATIONS
 Bell Telephone


DOGS
 
EVENTS
 Arts Westmount
 Earth Day
 Flower Show
 Garden tours
 Holiday celebrations
 McEntyre Creative Writing Competition
 Remembrance Day
 St. Patrick’s Day parade
 Various
 Walking tours (see WALKING TOURS)
 Westmount Artisans Festival
 Westmount Centennial 1974
 Westmount Family Day
 Westmount Library Book Sale
 Westmount Street Festival
 Westmount Vin d’honneur
 Westmount Winter Carnival
EXHIBITS & EXHIBITIONS (various art, photographic, etc.)
FEDERAL RIDING OF NDG-WESTMOUNT
 
FLORAL CLOCK (see PARKS – Westmount Park – Floral Clock)
 
GARDENS & PLANTS (see also PARKS)
 Campbell Gardens
GLEN (see also BRIDGES; GLEN ARCH; GLEN PLAQUE 2012; STREETS – ST. Catherine St. W.;BUILDINGS – Westmount Municipal Buildings – Westmount Power Company)
 
GLEN ARCH
 
GLEN PLAQUE 2012
 
GREENHOUSE (See BUILDINGS; Westmount Municipal Buildings – Flower Conservatory)
 
HERITAGE PRESERVATION

(see also ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE CAMPAIGN,CITY OF WESTMOUNT – Urban Planning;STREETS – Selby St.; URBAN DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING)

HISTORY OF WESTMOUNT
General
Civil Defense
Earthquakes
Farming
Floods, rains
FLQ Bombings
Humour
Merger/Demerger ca. 2001
Mysteries, Ghosts
 Old Westmount History Project 1967
Personal anecdotes, memories
Royal Visit 1939
 Titanic(See TITANIC SINKING)
Year in Review (2005, 2006)
HOSPITALS
 McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)
 Queen Elizabeth
 Reddy Memorial
HOUSES (see also ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE CAMPAIGN; BUILDINGS – Apartments& Condos; STREETS)
General

 Carriage/Coach houses

 Demolished

“Clarevue” – above The Boulevard
Côte St. Antoine Rd. – 473
Devon – 28
“Forden”- Forden Cr.
Gaunt family home
“Green Hythe”
Harvie House – 335 Metcalfe
Lansdowne – 383, 385
Leduc House – Côte St. Antoine Rd.
Metcalfe Avenue – 177
Murray House – “West Mount”  (see also PARKS – King George Park)
“Old Clarke Mansion”
St. Germain House
Summit Circle – 22

 Aberdeen – 12, 26, 49
 Anworth – 5
 Argyle – 421, 490, 495, 597
 Belmont – 611
 Belvedere Place
 Belvedere Rd. – 15 “Oaklands”
 Belvedere Rd. – 30, 32, 38, 42
 Burton – 41
 Cedar – 3246, 3255, 3283, 4210
 Church Hill – 85 “Hazelbrae”
 Claremont – 574
 Clarke – 473
 Columbia – 64
 Côte St. Antoine houses, general

 Côte St. Antoine houses, specific:

35 – 37
39
105
168 – 178 “Metcalfe Terrace”
333
334, 354, 649
513 – 515 “Riverview”
561 – 563 “Hurtubise House” (see also OUTSIDE WESTMOUNT – CHQ)
649
5138 (Pink House – not in Westmount)

 Crescent Heights – 99 (no longer a named street)
 De Maisonneuve Blvd. – 4281, 4725, 5138
 Dorchester – 4026-30, 4130-4140, 4258-70
 Dorchester – 4064, 4158, 4264, 4274
 Edgehill – 22, 205
 Elm – 457
 Forden Ave. – 8, 15, 53 (see also HOUSES – Demolished)
 Forden Crescent – 50, 54
 Grosvenor – 447, 483-487, 507, 581
 Hallowell – 61, 63, 73-75
 Lansdowne – 333-335, 536
 Lansdowne – 419 (see also ARCHITECTS – Findlay, Robert)
 Lewis – 111
 Lexington – 736, 757, 765
 Lorraine – 8
 Melville
 Metcalfe – 177, 332, 335 (see HOUSES – Demolished), 344, 364
 Montrose – 4302
 Mountain – 490 “MacFarlane House”
 Mountain –451, 490
 Mount Pleasant – 474, 484, 344
 Mount Stephen – 419
 Murray – 1, 4
 Oakland – 45, 55
 Prospect St. – 65
 Redfern – 368
 Rosemount Ave. – 18, 25, 52(?), 60
 Rosemount Crescent – 5, 64, 70 “Gate Lodge”
 Roslyn –380, 414, 464, 513
 St. Antoine St. W. – 3173, 3555
 St. Catherine St. W.
 St. George’s Place – 16
 St. Sulpice – 60
 Severn – 16-18 “Rosemount” (See also BIOGRAPHIES – Young, John; SCHOOLS – Weston School)
 Sherbrooke St. W. – 49, 4103(?), 4130(?), 4287, 4547
 Shorncliffe – 32
 Somerville – 82
 Strathcona – 478
 Summit Circle – 22 (see HOUSES – Demolished), 68
 Sunnyside – 14, 77, 105
 Surrey Gardens – 18, 40
 Surrey Gardens – 46
 The Boulevard – 3219 “Braemar”
 The Boulevard – 3657, 3664, 3705, 3733, 4732 (see also HOUSES – Demolished)
 Trafalgar – 3021
 Upper Bellevue – 122
 Upper Belmont – 725, 792
 Victoria – 320, 481
 Victoria – 555 “The Well House”
 Victoria – 565
 Weredale Park
 Westmount Ave. – 4363
 Wood – 418, 486 (See ARCHITECTS – Marchand, J. Omer)
 York – 72

LANES
 
LIBRARIES
 General
 Atwater Library
 Westmount Public Library (see BUILDINGS – CITY OF WESTMOUNT)
MAPS AND PLANS
 
MAYORS (see also BIOGRAPHIES)
 General
 Adams, R. Percy
 Cameron, James
 Cutler, May
 Duclos, Charles
 Evans, Frederick
 Galbraith, William
 Gallery, Brian
 Lighthall, William (see also BIOGRAPHIES – Lighthall, William)
 MacCallum, Donald
 MacFarlane, John
 Marks, Karin
 McEntyre, Peter
 McLagan, Peter N.
 Ouimet, Paul
 Prud’homme, Eustache
 Trenholme, W. H.
 Trent, Peter
 Tucker, M. L.
 Various
 Walker, J. R.
 Ward, James Kewley (see also WARD FAMILY ALBUM)
MILITARY (see also BUILDINGS – Armouries; WAR)
 
MONTREAL MELON
 
MONUMENTS
 
Flagpole
Milestone
Totem Pole
Westmount Cenotaph (see also PARKS – Garden Point; BIOGRAPHIES (for engraved names); ARCHITECTS – Hill, George)
MURDERS, CRIME (also suicides)
 
NATIVE PEOPLES
 
NEWSPAPERS
 Local History
 Westmount Examiner
 Westmount News (early 20th C.)
OBITUARIES (see also BIOGRAPHIES)
 
ORGANIZATIONS (see also CLUBS)
 General
 4424 Youth Centre
 Arts Westmount (festival 1980s-90s)
 Children’s Theatre
 Committee for Culture in Westmount (1993-94)
 Contactivity (seniors’ centre)
 Dramatis Personae
 Friends of the Westmount Public Library
 Heritage Westmount
 Old Westmount Club (see also CITY OF WESTMOUNT – History Project 1967)
 Rotary Club of Westmount
 Scouts
 Unity Boys Club
 Weredale House
 Westmount Dog Owners
 Westmount Horticultural Society
 Westmount Municipal Association
 Westmount Poetry Group
 Westmount School Commissioners
 Westmount YMCA
 Westmount Youth Orchestra
PARKS (see also EVENTS)
 General
 Garden Point
 Murray Park (see King George Park)
 King George Park
 Queen Elizabeth Gardens
 Summit Park (see Summit Woods)
 Summit Woods
 Sunnyside Park
 Westmount Athletic Grounds (previous M.A.A.A. grounds)
 Westmount Lookout

 Westmount Park

General
Cannons
Floral Clock

POETRY ABOUT WESTMOUNT (see also BIOGRAPHIES)
 

QUARRIES
RELIGIOUS ORDERS
 Congrégation de Notre-Dame
 Grey Nuns
 Sulpicians
SCHOOLS (see also BUILDINGS; ORGANIZATIONS – Westmount School Commissioners) (* closed)
 General
 Argyle School*
 Côte St. Antoine Academy* (see also Westmount Academy*)
 Dawson College (see also RELIGIOUS ORDERS – Congrégation de Notre-Dame)
 ECS School (Miss Edgar’s & Miss Cramp’s)
 École St-Léon (formerly Academie St-Léon/St. Leo’s Academy)
 French Methodist Institute *
 King’s School *
 MacKay Institute
 Marianopolis College (see also RELIGIOUS ORDERS – Congrégation de Notre-Dame)
 Miss Vicky’s Nursery School
 Queen’s School *
 Rainbow Pre-School *

 Roslyn School:

General History
Additions
1920-23 renovations

 St. George’s School
 St. Leo’s (see École St-Léon)
 St. Paul’s School*
 Selwyn House
 The Study
 Sunnyside School *
 University Boys’ School *
 Villa Maria Academy
 Villa Sainte-Marcelline
 Visual Arts Centre
 Westmount Academy* (see also Côte St. Antoine Academy*)
 Westmount High School
 Westmount Park School
 Weston School*

SPORTS (see also CLUBS)
 General History
Baseball
 Curling
 Cycling
 Golf
 Hockey
 Lawn Bowling
 Misc. Sports
 Tennis, Racquetball
 Winter Sports
STREETS  (see also BUILDINGS; HOUSES; LANES)
 General
 Abbott
 Aberdeen
 Academy
 Anworth
 Argyle
 Arlington
 Atwater
 Barat
 Belfrage
 Bellevue
 Belmont
 Belvedere
 Bethune
 Blenheim Place
 Braeside Place
 Bréhaut’s Hill (see Mountain)
 Brooke
 Bruce
 Burton
 Carleton
 Cedar
 Chesterfield
 Church Hill
 Clandeboye
 Claremont
Clarke
Columbia
Côte des Neiges
Côte St. Antoine
Crescent Heights (see West Crescent Heights)
Daulac
De Casson
Delavigne
De Maisonneuve Blvd. (previously Western Ave.)
Dorchester
Edgehill
Forden
Gladstone
Greene
Grenville
Grosvenor
Hallowell
Hillside
Kensington
Lansdowne
Metcalfe
Mountain (previously Bréhaut’s Hill)
Mt. Pleasant
Mt. Stephen
Olivier
Prince Albert
Ramezay Rd.
Roslyn
St. Catherine St. W.
Selby
Severn
Sherbrooke St. W.
Somerville
Stanton
Stayner
Strathcona
Sydenham
The Boulevard
Victoria
Weredale
West Crescent Heights
Western (see De Maisonneuve Blvd.)

SYNAGOGUES (see also BUILDINGS)
 Shaar Hashomayim
 Temple Emmanu-El – Beth Sholom
THEATRES AND SHOWS (see also WESTMOUNT MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS – Victoria Hall; ORGANIZATIONS – Children’s Theatre, Dramatis Personae)
TIME CAPSULE (at Westmount Recreation Centre)
TITANIC SINKING (Westmount links)
TOLLGATES
TRANSPORTATION
 Bicycle
 Bus, Metro
 Horse, Sleigh
 Railway
 Streetcar, Tram
 Turcot Interchange
URBAN DEVELOPMENT/PLANNING (see also HERITAGE PRESERVATION)
 General
 De Maisonneuve W.
Dorchester
 Victoria Village
WALKING TOURS
 City of Westmount (self-directed) 1975
 Garden tours
 Jane’s walks
 OPAM tours (see also ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE CAMPAIGN)
 Various
WAR (see also BIOGRAPHIES (names on Cenotaph); BUILDINGS – Armouries; MILITARY; MONUMENTS – Westmount Cenotaph)
 Boer War and Westmount
 World War I and Westmount
 World War II and Westmount
WARD FAMILY ALBUM – photocopy  (see also MAYORS – J. K. Ward)

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