Since its construction in 1963, the Cartier Tower has marked its era with avant-gardist architecture and technology. The Cartier Tower offered a completely new concept for residential apartments, and this spirit of innovation continues today. The Cartier also held the record of being the tallest tower in Canada with rental apartments. The Tower was the first building in Canada with a facade made entirely of glass and aluminum.
Over time, the Tower has undergone several improvements to remain a fine, first-class building. Major changes included modernizing the entrance area and enlarging the lobby. The building’s hallways were also freshened up with new wallpaper, and the pool was converted to a saltwater pool.
Art has played an integral role in the Tower’s history. The Cartier has always supported local artists. The building showcases several works, such as a metal sculpture by Jordi Bonet, Van Fisher’s Cactus, and Paul Lancz’s Tenderness.
The Cartier Tower is managed by Immobilier Lépine.