The MEM–Montrealers’ Memory Centre invites you to discover a disappeared neighbourhood ofMontreal, the Faubourg à m’lasse. For generations, this neighbourhood was home to French Canadians who supported their families by working in nearby factories. Between 1960 and 1963, hundreds of these families were forced to move out to make place for the CBC/Radio-Canada tower. Get a glimpse of daily life in the vanished Faubourg à m’lasse in this podcast.
Duration : 64 minutes
Start : In front of the Beaudry metro entrance
End : At the corner of boulevard René-Lévesque and rue Panet
Photo : Demolition of the Faubourg à m’lasse, Archives of the City of Montreal, 1963.