Les jardins verticaux de la fraîcheur (Vertical gardens)

Last updated June 8, 2022
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This project aims to establish a revegetation program for exterior walls on municipal buildings. It was one of the winning projects in the first edition of the city’s participatory budget.

Description

Creation of vertical gardens that are at once attractive, refreshing and nourishing, by pairing plants with mural art.

This project will be implemented in two boroughs, with a total budget of $1.7 million.

Benefits

  • Take advantage of all available surfaces to make the city greener.
  • Integrate beauty into the urban landscape.
  • Make Montréal a pioneer city for vertical gardens.

Progress update

Learn about the details of the project in each borough:

Preliminary analysis

  • Location: Under analysis
  • Budget: $500,000 
  • Delivery date: 2023

Under development

  • Locations: On the walls of the Berri overpass, between Rue Ontario and Rue Sherbrooke
  • Budget: $260,000 
  • Delivery date: Fall of 2022