19-storey tower to rise from old Loew’s Theatre site in Montreal
Montreal developer Brivia Group plans to start construction this summer on a new 19-storey residential building at the site of the old Loew’s Theatre in the city’s downtown.
The tower, just off the corner of Sainte-Catherine and Mansfield streets, will include commercial space on the lower floors and 248 residential units.
Designed by Béïque Legault Thuot Architectes (BLTA), Brivia said the neoclassical-inspired building includes reminders of the theatre that closed its doors in 1999 after 80 years. The Mansfield Athletic Club has most recently occupied the site, which the developer plans to convert to 191,101 sq. ft. of space over 19 storeys, not including the levels below ground.
“Demand for downtown residential units is not diminishing,” Kheng Ly, Brivia’s president and CEO, said in a release. “With this brand-new project, Brivia Group is offering buyers a unique opportunity to be in the heart of the action and perpetuates our tradition of excellence and quality.”
Construction is scheduled to start this summer, with the first occupancies expected by 2024.