The Church of Saint-Léon-de-Westmount (French: Église Saint-Léon de Westmount) is a Roman Catholic church located in Westmount, Quebec at 4311 De Maisonneuve Boulevard West. Built in 1901, the church was designed by well known Montreal architect Georges-Alphonse Monette and decorated by Guido Nincheri from 1901 to 1903, using the wet plaster buon fresco technique. Designed in the Romanesque Revival style, and featuring an Italianate façade with bell tower, the Church of Saint-Léon-de-Westmount was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1997 and plaqued in 1999.For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Montreal holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Church of Saint-Leon-de-Westmount and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Romain Pelletier was notably the church's organist from 1909 to 1951. His brother Frédéric Pelletier also briefly served as choirmaster at the church.
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A must see when you are in Montreal, you can never visit too many churches. The architecture of this church is very unique and has a Victorian/Roman style to its architecture. Great place as a quick..... more »
This French Catholic church in the heart of Westmount is a monument to the Victorian era's Romanesque Revival architecture built in 1901, designated a heritage site in 1997. The interior has frescoes.... more »
im not into church but the architecture is beautiful
This is Guido Nincheri's greatest masterpiece. Begun in 1924, and built over the years in detail. Stunning frescos. Hand carved wood working, refined marble, and wonderful stained glass.
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