Category: St. Henri

Gentrification

(n) gentrification: the restoration of run-down urban areas by the middle class (resulting in the displacement of low-income residents)  wordnetweb.princeton.edu Image: Développements à Griffintown, Montréal | Axel Drainville (-AX-) | 2012 Effects As rent-gap theory would predict, one of the most visible changes the gentrification process brings is to the infrastructure of a neighborhood. Typically, areas to be gentrified are deteriorated and…

In the News

No. 23 Fire Hall | Place Saint-Henri | Saint-Henri (le Sud-Ouest), Montreal | 2011 | John Naccarato Currently the city doesn’t belong to those live in it and love it. The city is a playground for promoters and speculators. Whether we’re from St-Henri or from Hochelaga, being a tenant in Montreal is more and more difficult. While we struggle to…

PDFs

Public Space and the Geography of the Modern City Peter G. Goheen Abstract: Public space is often seen as problem space in the modern city: it is now as it has always been a space of contention. It is the visible and accessible venue wherein the public ± comprising institutions and citizens acting in concert ± enact rituals and make claims designed…

Objectifs

Canada Malting Plant, une usine brassicole de Saint-Henri (Montréal). Ce bâtiment est protégé en vertu de la loi du patrimoine du Canal Lachine et des lieux historiques nationaux. Avec ses anciens silos de briques en terre cuite, l’usine demeure un des rares vestiges patrimoniaux du genre en Amérique du nord. Ce joyau architectural de l’ère industrielle, au lieu d’être restauré…