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Viger Square (French: Square Viger) is an urban square in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was greatly changed by the construction of the Ville-Marie Expressway in the 1970s. The square is divided into three sections. It is bordered to the west by Saint Denis Street, to the east by Saint André Street, to the north by Viger Street and to the south by Saint Antoine Street.
Place Viger was both a grand hotel and railway station in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, constructed in 1898 and named after Denis-Benjamin Viger a 19th-century Lower Canadian politician, lawyer, businessman, and Patriote movement member. Although combined stations and hotels were common in the United Kingdom in the late 19th century, the concept was unique to Canada.