Montreal is a stronghold of culture. That’s why the country’s top film bureau, the National Film Board of Canada, decided it was time to revamp their facility and look. The NFB will be moving into the Îlot Balmoral, a sleek, modern building contracted by the city of Montreal to be built by the Montreal-based and award-winning architecture firm, Provencher-Roy.

Montreal city hall approved of this plan on Thursday. The project is expected to be complete in 2017, which happens to be the year of Montreal’s 375th birthday. This is just one of the many projects that will be constructed in commemoration of the city’s milestone. A few weeks ago the city announced it would be constructing a pedestrian promenade connecting the river and the mountain. 2017 will be an interesting year for the city of Montreal.

Stay alert of more details to come!

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