Rosemont - La-Petite-Patrie , located in the downtown east of the city, is a borough growing in popularity. Young and relaxed, it is home to several popular tourist attractions in Montreal.
In addition to its long-time residents, young families, professionals and students now see this lively borough as their home. Often compared to a group of "urban villages", each with its unique character, Rosemont - La-Petite-Patrie is not only an intimate neighborhood; it's just cool too.
Since most homes in Rosemont are small apartment buildings and multiplexes, the majority of Rosemont residents are renters. On the other hand, condominiums (usually small and affordable) are becoming more and more common.
The development of condos played a key role in the borough's revitalization effort. The Angus Technopole project, for example, has been an important element. Built on the site of the former Canadian Pacific Railway Shops, this is the first company to have built a green district in Quebec.
This borough includes the Nouveau-Rosemont, Vieux-Rosemont, La-Petite-Patrie, Little-Italy neighborhoods, Cité Jardin, Molson Park and Angus.
transport is easily done via the three metro stations in the district. Bus lines run along major roads such as Bélanger, Beaubien and Rosemont Streets.
If there are more than 50 parks in the neighborhood, it's certainly the Parc Maisonneuve is distinguished by its vast surface area and long cycle path. Within walking distance is the beautiful Botanical Garden , which also houses the Insectarium.
Another iconic Montreal institution is the Jean-Talon Market , a full-fledged market. air offering diversified products throughout the year. Other places of interest, more popular with residents than tourists, include the Promenade Masson, lined with boutiques and cafes, and the Cinema Beaubien, which stands out for its presentations of independent Canadian films.
The Plaza St-Hubert remains unique thanks to its 1.2 km of glass overlooking the sidewalks, thus protecting its pedestrians bad weather, but also thanks to its many textile shops, especially those for the bride.