Heritage inventories and statements

Interested in learning more about Montréal’s heritage? Ville de Montréal makes a variety of databases available online. With the simple click of a mouse, you can expand your knowledge and discover Montréal’s rich heritage.


Heritage of Old Montréal in detail

This detailed map helps you locate the public artworks, archaeological remains and buildings of Old Montréal. Learn about the history of the old city through the ages and research a street, event or historical figure using a catalogue arranged by theme.

Municipal properties of heritage significance

With the help of a form or map of the boroughs, this directory allows you to search the city’s properties of heritage significance. Each inventory record contains, among other information, the history of the building from its construction to the present day, a list of its famous occupants or renters, an architectural analysis and a detailed bibliography.

Built heritage directory

This inventory lists buildings and sectors that enjoy protected status under the law. Its search tool allows you to sort through records by address, year of construction, borough, protected status and much more.

Statements of heritage significance

These records, in PDF format and arranged by borough, state our historical, symbolic, landscape, artistic, archaeological, social, architectural and technical values. They also contain a chronology of important milestones, along with detailed bibliographies for each indexed site. All these features are determined through an evaluation process. While these records are intended for professional use, they contain a wealth of information that will fascinate the curious.

Inventory of Mount Royal

The natural, material and commemorative heritage of Mount Royal is revealed in these records. Organized by theme, object or period, these descriptive records contain photos, general information, a history and a mapped location of each indexed item.