Les jardins verticaux de la fraîcheur (Vertical gardens)

Last updated October 18, 2023
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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:

Under planning

Installation of three vertical gardens and green walls in the borough.

  • Location:
    • Parc Beaubien
    • Municipal building at 1431 rue Van Horne
  • Budget: $500,000 
  • Delivery date: 2024

Completed

Development of planting pits in the raised section of Rue Berri in order to revegetate the viaduct walls with trailing vines.

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