Juget-Sinclair Organbuilders are located in a 5000 sq. ft. space on the 3rd floor of the old Crane building on Montreal’s Lachine Canal. Although it’s unusual for organbuilders to set-up shop in an urban center, the old Crane building offers an exceptional opportunity for us to work and live in a culturally vibrant city.

The building dates from 1919 and operated as a plumbing factory until 1974. The Lachine canal was at one time the industrial heart of Canada, but fell into disfavor with the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway in 1959. The canal area has recently been named a National Historic Site by Parks Canada, and the area is quickly becoming gentrified with many of the old industrial buildings along the canal being converted into loft space. Juget-Sinclair Organbuilders have occupied our space on the 3rd floor since 1998. It originally housed the cast iron and brass foundries, but the 29ft cathedral ceilings also offer good height for organbuilding.

 
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