The abandoned university residence
The abandoned university residence

The abandoned university residence

The abandoned university residence

Abandoned building in the middle of the campus

Montréal (Quebec), Canada

Closed in 1981 following a fire that severely damaged, this former residence for men is now closed. Ironically, the fire occurred just few hours after the rector announcement of an investment of $ 200,000 to improve safety in residences whose deficiencies have been repeatedly denounced by the fire department and the provincial government. It must be said that the building, built in 1905, was not equipped with smoke detectors or automatic sprinkler systems.

It is a forgotten cigarette that is the cause of the fire which. Fortunately, just few injuries have been reported, which some had to jump out the window to escape the smoke.

Today, if the university has undertaken asbestos removal work, it is, alas, all of the progress that has been made since the last 35 years. Nevertheless, the structure remains solid. The roof does not leak, but the floors are rotten to the upper floors and give the illusion that the walker's foot may pass through (fortunately, the structure is concrete). Moreover, on the ground floor, there is no floor, only plated-cons.

The experience of being in such a lifeless place in the middle of campus living as this offers an interesting photographic contrast.

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