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Guide to Montreal Neighborhoods and Communities

From Verdun to the Plateau, Montreal neighborhoods are as diverse as the residents. Learn more about borough stats and unique facts, borough mayors, and community hidden gems, including popular attractions, local businesses and restaurants, parks and other must-do activities.

Montreal's Griffintown
Once described as the Irish gateway to North America, learn a little bit more about Griffintown, Montreal's southwest district, also known as "the Griff."

Montreal Chinatown
Montreal's Chinatown is modest in size compared to those in Toronto and Vancouver but it doesn't seem to matter to locals who keep coming back to this tourist-designated pedestrian area for its specialty shops, activities and festivals in Sun Yat-Sen Square and of course, the food.

Museum Quarter
The Montreal Museum Quarter, better known as the Quartier du Musée, is a tiny stretch of downtown's west end, that, in spite of its name, is better known as a luxury shopping destination than a museum haven.

Montreal Gay Village: A Montreal Neighborhood Guide
One of the largest gay villages in North America, find out more about living, working and playing in Montreal's Village Gai or "le Village."

A Walking Tour of Petite Patrie
The western side of Montreal's Rosemont-Petite Patrie borough is chock full of multicultural flavor including an assortment of local businesses in Little Italy, including the Jean-Talon Market and Plaza St. Hubert. Join me for a walking tour of Petite Patrie.

The Plateau: History and Genealogy
The Société d'Histoire et de Généalogie du Plateau Mont-Royal's official website. Browse through old photos of the then working class district, look into the genealogy service and learn all about the history behind one of Montreal's trendiest neighborhoods. In French only.

Old Montreal Residents Association
Old Montreal is more than a tourist destination. The Association des Résidants du Vieux-Montréal holds monthly meetings with resident members to discuss issues pertinent to living in the picturesque and once fortified city. French Only.

Heritage Montreal
Discover the history of Montreal's neighborhoods. Brought to you by Heritage Montreal and funded by Heritage Canada.

Guide to Montreal Neighborhoods
These pages contain brief descriptions and photographs of the main neighborhoods in Montreal.

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