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The Gazette is reporting that change might finally be afoot on the site of Downtown's most visibly underutilized space, a gigantic parking lot sitting on the southern side of the Boulevard René-Lévesque between De la Montagne and Bishop streets.
Continue reading: » Possible Change in René-Lévesque Lot Ownership
The Gazette is reporting that public consultations are about to begin on a $1.6B redevelopment plan for the Maison Radio-Canada site.
Continue reading: » Public Consultations on Radio-Canada Site About to Begin
Construction on the Griffintown project is delayed until at least 2010, La Presse has reported.
Continue reading: » Griffintown Project Delays
Several sources indicate that the city's vacancy rate went up after July, traditionally the most popular moving time. Daniel Gill, a professor of urbanism at Université de Montréal now puts it at 3%...
Continue reading: » Rental Vacancy Rate Reaches 3%
In writing about UQAM's Îlot Voyageur debacle, Henri Aubin (The Gazette) makes a much bigger point: why is it that in Montréal, the largest projects seem to escape the careful analysis and public scrutiny that are the norm for smaller ones?
Continue reading: » City's Biggest Projects Escape Scrutiny
The Gazette reports that Point St-Charles residents banded together to protect a tiny park at the corner of Wellington and Sébastopol streets. Several companies are trying to transform the turn bordering the park into a roadway for large trucks giving them better access to the former Canadian National rail yard.
Montreal police have responded to statements posted in a Facebook group that claimed a sexual predator was active in the McGill Ghetto. This is simply not true, the police said...
Continue reading: » Police Reassure McGill Ghetto Residents
All the noise about Devimco's Griffintown project may have diverted attention away from the fact that there is another area project on the table, writes Henry Aubin...
Continue reading: » The Twin Towers of Griffintown
Norman Bethune Square (Rue Guy and Blvd de Maisonneuve) is about to get a two-phase upgrade, along with a section of Blvd de Maisonneuve, at a total cost of $22.4M.
Continue reading: » $3M Upgrade For Norman Bethune Square
Debates continue to rage on the merits (and faults) of Devimco's Griffintown redevelopment proposal.
In yesterday's Gazette, Henry Aubin argues that by acquiescing to the developer's wishes, the city would be ignoring its own master development plan...
Continue reading: » City May Be Ignoring Its Master Plan