Tag: Plateau

So long, Marie-Anne: Gentrification’s impact in the Plateau (The McGill Tribune)

So long, Marie-Anne: Gentrification’s impact in the Plateau

Many McGill students will tell you that they went ‘home’ over the Thanksgiving long weekend. It’s a revealing statement: Despite spending eight months of the year in Montreal, for many, home still means somewhere else. However, the student body’s effect on the city is permanent. Neighbourhoods like the Plateau, Saint-Henri, […]

Three hole-in-the-wall resto-bars to celebrate the end of the semester

Nowhere has the term “hole-in-the-wall” been more applicable than in Montreal’s Plateau-Mont Royal. Every few blocks, in between the Plateau’s signature brownstone apartments, a bar is hiding on the corner of a residential street. Keeping with the area’s welcoming atmosphere, these bars are filled with friends meeting after work, or […]