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Le Châtelet, a century of history: from mansion to housing co-op Sunday November 27, 2:00 p.m. On Park Avenue, just north of Fairmount, there is a rare example still standing of a Belle Époque mansion – from the time when the avenue was a prestigious residential address. The house and […]

Talk: Le Châtelet
















Presentation Queer Mile End: Production of another LGBTQ+ neighbourhood The recent creation of queer neighbourhoods outside of traditional gay villages suggest changes among LGBTQ+ generations and urban species in central cities. Based on a series of interviews among LGBTQ+ youth living in Mile-End in 2013, this presentation explores the process in […]

Presentation: Queer Mile End





Family archives: their contributions to history and challenges of conservation in French Sunday 6 October 2019, 2 pm Bibliothèque Mordecai-Richler 5434 Park Avenue ** Please note that the multipurpose room upstairs, where the activity takes place, will be open as usual. Only the adult section of the library, downstairs, is closed. ** […]

Presentation – Family Archives




book: Portraits du Mile End 2
Update 2019-09-23: Photos from the event. Join us for the launch of a book that celebrates Mile End diversity! Mile End Memories, the local history group, joined with two local graphic artists, Michel Hellman and Pascal Girard, to produce a richly illustrated book linking the history of the neighborhood to […]

Book launch: Mile End Portraits


Mile End Memories is offering eight walking tours in the neighbourhood this year, on Sunday afternoons (and a couple of Saturdays) at 2 pm, between 16 June and 13 October. Reservations not required. A voluntary contribution ($10 suggested) would be appreciated, to support the organization’s programs. Sunday 13 October – […]

Walking Tours 2019