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Place Ville Marie 50th Anniversary Quiz

10 Questions  I  By Hjuhl
Place Ville Marie 50th anniversary quiz
On Sept. 13, architects, engineers and family members of late Place Ville Marie developers, are gathering to share their memories of the core cruciform building they helped complete 50 years ago. When Place Ville Marie opened on Sept. 13, 1962, it made history.

  
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1.  How often does the iconic PVM spotlight flash over your home? (Photo by John Kenney, The Gazette)
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2.  The fastest person to climb the stairs to the top of PVM did it in 8 minutes, 11 seconds. Who was he? (Photo by Marie-France Coallier, The Gazette)
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3.  By what name do Montrealers fondly refer to Place Ville Marie?
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4.  Who designed PVM? (Photo by Norma Gomez)
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5.  When PVM opened, it made history as a pioneer of underground shopping and was the start of Montreal’s 33 kilometres of subterranean passageways. It was also:
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6.  Including the underground levels and the floors used for entertainment at the top, the cruciform office building at PVM was how many storeys high when the project opened? (Photo by Marcos Townsend)
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7.  Which of these popular Montreal retailers had a store in the PVM promenade on opening day? (Photo by Phil Carpenter, The Gazette)
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8.  What was the name of one of the seven original restaurants at Place Ville Marie? (Photo by Tedd Church, The Gazette)
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9.  Which bank was the lead tenant of Place Ville Marie’s office building? (Photo by Marcos Townsend, The Gazette)
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10.  What company currently owns Place Ville Marie? (Photo by Tim Snow)
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