A Man in a Hurry: Montreal's John Ostell

Type of resource
Author/collaborator
Title
A Man in a Hurry: Montreal's John Ostell
Abstract
The British-born John Ostell (1813-1892)emigrated to Montreal in 1834 at the age of 21 and was the city's most important architect in the years 1836 to 1859. According to the author, he changed the face of the city with his design of some 25 major religious, civic and industrial buildings, as well as his extensive surveying activities. He was also strong supporter of the Montreal Mechanic's Institution and its successor, the Mechanics' Institute of Montreal.
Publication
Quebec Heritage News
Volume
Vol. 5
Issue
no. 9
Pages
18-21
Date
May-June 2010
Language
en
Citation
McGuire, Susan. “A Man in a Hurry: Montreal’s John Ostell.” Quebec Heritage News Vol. 5, no. 9 (June 2010): 18–21.
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