[…] Grey Nuns, PARA-SOL, Beaupré Michaud Et Associés, And Civiliti Plan Youville Mother House Revitalization
At a time when there is widespread concern over the future of religious heritage buildings, the congregation of the Grey Nuns of Montreal is pleased to present a major conservation project for the former Hôpital Général de Montréal, located in Pointe-à-Callière, known today as the Youville Mother House.
This heritage-designated building complex includes architectural elements that date back to the 17th century. The project spearheaded by the Grey Nuns — along with PARA-SOL Architecture et développement and Beaupré Michaud et Associés, Architectes and Civiliti — is aimed at breathing new life into the existing site by giving it a new heritage, cultural and educational mission.
Developed by the Grey Nuns, Espace Marguerite d’Youville is the result of many years of work in collaboration with heritage and archeology specialists. The project grew out of an extensive reflection on the future of the congregation’s properties and the legacy it wished to leave to the community and to future generations. […]