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Barton Building

Built in 1905, thanks to a generous donation from Sir William Macdonald, the Barton Building was one of the original buildings on MacDonald campus. Originally serving as a barn, it now houses the newly renovated Macdonald Campus Library, 50 public computers and a number of study rooms.
Services: 
Macdonald Library and Learning Centre
Campus: 
Macdonald Campus
Address: 
21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada
Postal Code: 
H9X 3V9
Longitude: 
-73.9381
Latitude: 
45.408
Building Code: 
000405
Classified as

Gelber Law Library

Designed by architect Dan Hanganu and opened in 1998, the Nahum Gelber Law Library is a state-of-the-art facility with a collection of over 180,000 volumes of statutes, regulations, law reports, treatises, journals and other legal material.
Services: 
Nahum Gelber Law Library
Campus: 
Downtown Campus
Address: 
3660 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada
Postal Code: 
H3A 1W9
Longitude: 
-73.5808
Latitude: 
45.5034
Building Code: 
000231
Classified as

Burnside Hall

Named after the original home of James McGill, Burnside Hall was constructed for the Faculty of Science in 1970. An underground tunnel system connects it to additional Science and Engineering buildings.

Departments: 
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Department of Geography, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Services: 
Burnside Café, Edward Rosenthall Mathematics and Statistics Library, Walter Hitschfeld Geographic Information Centre
Campus: 
Downtown Campus
Address: 
805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada
Postal Code: 
H3A 0B9
Longitude: 
-73.575
Latitude: 
45.5047
Building Code: 
000110

Education Building

Constructed in 1971, this building's many tiered levels and brick facing allow it to blend in with the older mansions surrounding it despite its modern style.

Departments: 
Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, Faculty of Education, Office of First Nations and Inuit Education, Office of Student Teaching
Services: 
Education Café, Education Library & Curriculum Resources Centre
Campus: 
Downtown Campus
Address: 
3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada
Postal Code: 
H3A 1Y2
Longitude: 
-73.5805
Latitude: 
45.5044
Building Code: 
000168

Music Building (New)

This modern addition to the storied Schulich School of Music building opened in 2006, and houses a world-class sound studio, audio research labs, the Marvin Duchow Music Library, a 200-seat recital hall and the Wirth Opera Rehearsal Room.

Departments: 
Schulich School of Music
Services: 
Marvin Duchow Music Library, Tanna Schulich Hall
Campus: 
Downtown Campus
Address: 
527 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada
Postal Code: 
H3A 1E3
Longitude: 
-73.5733
Latitude: 
45.5063
Building Code: 
000245

Bronfman Building

In 1971, Samuel Bronfman donated this building to McGill to house the newly opened Desautels Faculty of Management. In 2004, renovations to the main floor were completed, including the addition of a steel and granite canopy over the outside entrance.

Departments: 
Desautels Faculty of Management, Desautels Faculty of Management departments
Services: 
Howard Ross Library of Management, Sinfully Asian
Campus: 
Downtown Campus
Address: 
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada
Postal Code: 
H3A 1G5
Longitude: 
-73.5765
Latitude: 
45.5025
Building Code: 
000102

Redpath Library Building

Considered one of the most innovative libraries in existence at the time of its construction in 1893, the library's design by architect Sir Arthur Taylor used steel book stacks and glass floors to make the building fireproof. There is a considerable amount of ornament about this Richardsonian Romanesque building, including gargoyles, arches, stained glass and the Redpath crest, an ostrich holding a key.

Services: 
Blackader-Lauterman Library, Pizza Pizza, Premiere Moisson, Tim Horton's
Campus: 
Downtown Campus
Address: 
3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada
Postal Code: 
H3A 0C9
Longitude: 
-73.5768
Latitude: 
45.5036
Building Code: 
000178
Classified as

McLennan Library Building

Build between 1967 and 1969, McLennan is the largest of McGill's libraries. It was named in honour of Isabella McLennan, who had previously made a significant donation to McGill with which to purchase books.

Build between 1967 and 1969, McLennan is the largest of McGill's libraries. It was named in honour of Isabella McLennan, who had made a significant donation to McGill with which to purchase books.

Services: 
Archives, Arts Multimedia Language Facility, Electronic Data Resources Service, Government Information Service, Humanities and Social Sciences Library, Rare Books and Special Collections, Service Point, Teaching and Learning Services, Welcome Centre
Campus: 
Downtown Campus
Address: 
3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada
Postal Code: 
H3A 0C9
Longitude: 
-73.576
Latitude: 
45.5032
Building Code: 
000108

Raymond Building

Built in 1905, thanks to a generous donation by Sir William Macdonald, this building was originally known as the Agriculture building. Amongst other things, it houses the McGill Herbarium, whose collection of over 140,000 plant specimens documents the research activities of McGill staff and students over the past century and serves as a rich source of research material for biologists.
Departments: 
Department of Plant Science
Services: 
McGill Herbarium
Campus: 
Macdonald Campus
Address: 
21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada
Postal Code: 
H9X 3V9
Longitude: 
-73.9398
Latitude: 
45.4077
Building Code: 
000485

Macdonald Stewart Library Building

A gift to McGill from Sir William MacDonald, the Macdonald-Stewart Library was built in 1893 to serve as a Physics Building. In 1903, Ernest Rutherford published and won the Nobel Prize for discoveries derived from experiments conducted in the Macdonald Physics Building.
Services: 
Schulich Library of Science and Engineering
Campus: 
Downtown Campus
Address: 
809 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada
Postal Code: 
H3A 0C1
Longitude: 
-73.5754
Latitude: 
45.505
Building Code: 
000170
Classified as