Peel (Montreal Metro)

Peel (Montreal Metro)

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Peel (Montreal Metro)

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Peel is a station on the Green Line of the Metro rapid transit system operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM). It is downtown in the borough of Ville-Marie in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The station opened on October 14, 1966, as part of the original network of the metro.

Architecture and art

Designed by Papineau, Gérin-Lajoie, and Leblanc, it is a normal side platform station, built in open-cut under boul. De Maisonneuve. Its mezzanine floats within the open-cut volume, supported by pillar and beams, and contains ticket barriers at either end with the fare-paid zone in the centre. There are two entrances at the west end of the station, one with shops and services, and three at the east end, including underground city access to Les Cours Mont-Royal and points east. All of the street entrances are integrated into other buildings.

A circular theme is present throughout the station's decor, there are bright single color circles on light panels surrounding the advertising posters, circles in the marble of one entrance, circular tiles on the floor and walls but the best-known works of art in the station, and the main artwork are a series of 54 large circles (of which 37 remain) by Jean-Paul Mousseau, one of the few artworks to be integrated into the architecture of the original network rather than commissioned later. Created in collaboration with ceramist Claude Vermette, these circles, set in floors and walls throughout the station, are...
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