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Sunday, December 15, 2019|Comments Off on NEW WINTER LECTURE SERIES

Scroll down for a brief look at our upcoming winter lecture series which will  focus on Montrealers–writers, photographers, and architects– who have dedicated their work to the city of Montreal, its architecture and history.

Photo Gallery

Sunday, November 17, 2019|Comments Off on Photo Gallery

A new photo band has been included for the public schools in Westmount.  Further information  about Protestant public schools can be found in the September 2019 edition of The Westmount Historian.

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Order of Canada

Monday, September 9, 2019|Comments Off on Order of Canada

Architect Julia Gersovitz, seen here with her father Ben Gersovitz, daughter Francesca Boretsky, and son Jesse Boretsky. Julia was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada on February 1, 2019 for her work in conservation architecture in Canada and abroad. She chairs Westmount’s Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) and the Local Heritage Council. Photo: Mark Boretsky

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New WHA Board of Directors 2019-20

Tuesday, June 4, 2019|Comments Off on New WHA Board of Directors 2019-20

The Annual General Meeting of the Association took place on Thursday, 23 May 2019. After reports were given, the slate of candidates for positions on the board of directors was presented and elected. A list of the new Board of Directors for 2019-2020 is on our About page. From left to right: Caroline Breslaw, Marlene Chan, Ruth Allan-Rigby, Anne Barkman, Mavis Young, Claudette Stecher Lopez, Louise Carpentier, Jan Fergus.  Missing: Jane Martin, Ann Pearson.

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Latest issue

September 2019

The 44th issue of our newsletter reflects the content of the fall, 2019 lecture series of the WHA, which focused on how long-established institutions in Westmount have changed. It also features an article by Bruce Anderson on the various architectural styles to be found at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Côte St. Antoine Road.

A printed copy is available free to members, or may be purchased for $5 from the WHA Archives.

To view previous issues of our newsletters please follow the link below.

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scheduled events


Looking at Montreal’s Contemporary Architecture

Looking at Montreal’s Contemporary Architecture

DATE AND TIME: Thursday, March 19, 2020 , from 7 to 9 pm
LOCATION: Westmount Public Library

Inspired by Victor Bourgeau’s Churches

Inspired by Victor Bourgeau’s Churches

DATE AND TIME: Thursday, April 16, 2020, from 7 to 9 pm
LOCATION: Westmount Public Library

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become a member


By joining the Westmount Historical Association, you will be supporting our efforts to collect, preserve, and
interpret the history of Westmount.

Annual membership provides free admission to our two lectures series on Westmount’s history and heritage, participation in
walking tours of Westmount, two issues of the WHA newsletter The Westmount Historian, and access to our Archives. Please note that our membership year runs from September 1st through August 31st.


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Email us at info@westmounthistorical.org or use the form below