Activities - Jane's Walk Montréal 2013
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Join us for a walk aimed at discovering Mile End’s rich religious heritage in the context of urban activist Jane Jacobs’s ideas about livable neighbourhoods.
Montreal’s Quartier des Spectacles is rising from the ashes of the storied old Red Light District, but the district has not entirely disappeared!
Join us to explore some of the neighbourhood’s history, visit local residents and merchants to hear their suggestions for a vibrant future.
From urban garden to industrial zone and back again, come learn about the interesting and varied history of Beaumont avenue from Acadie street to Parc avenue.
Residents of Mountain Sights, have come a long way since their street was known for gangs, drugs and violence.
Shaughnessy Village is a small and charming community located in the center of Montreal.
THIS WALK IS CANCELLED - The Village des Tanneries is a small neighborhood on the western edge of St-Henri that has been undergoing both an environmental and social revitalization in recent years, thanks to the combined efforts of local area residents, local community groups and the South West Borough.
Guided tour on the the social and physical evolution of a multi-ethnic neighborhood throughout decades of a variety of immigration cycles.
Jane’s Walk invites you to discover a Village in a neighborhood that is undergoing major change.
Walk to the Meadowbrook golf course and tour the neighbourhood and environs
Exploring main streets, side streets and alleyways, we will uncover 100 years of Jewish history in the Plateau and Mile End.
This tour explores the social, economic, cultural, racial and gender history of Montreal through its former Red Light.
This walking tour on The Main delves into what local writer Marianne Ackerman describes as “anglo Montreal’s longest-running cultural feud”.
Discover hidden and unique greening & urban agriculture initiatives.
Come take a stroll down one of Montréal’s hidden gems : Duluth Avenue.
How does a visually impaired person or someone with reduced mobility get around while guiding you on a neighbourhood walking tour? Find out if you are comfortable walking by her side.
Guided walking tour of the Pointe and Pointe-Claire Village, birthplace of Pointe-Claire. You will discover an exceptional example of territory evolution, from its origins in the French colony to today.
Get to know the neighbourhood and the benefits of acive transportation
From sweat-shop floors to picket lines, discover the stories of women- union organizers, community activists, and factory workers
Walk to the Meadowbrook golf course and tour the neighbourhood and environs.
A visit to Courtai Street including stops at certain temples, the street’s historic features (from its agricultural past in the early 20th century), a visit of Inewa bakery, the youth centre, a presentation of the ongoing Quartier 21 project, housing cooperatives, as well as temple and mosque visits.
This walk will track citizen greening initiatives in the neighbourhood. We will visit inspiring green alleys.
The Committee for the Protection of Patrimony for Nuns' Island (CPP-IDS) invites you to examine two high-density urban planning designs
The founding and peopling of NDG, from its origins, to its rapid growth, and as it changes today.