Discussion: From Mile-Ex to Marconi-Alexandra

From Mile-Ex to Marconi-Alexandra
Back to the future

photo : Mehdi Bouhalassa

Marconi-Alexandra is a district with a unique character: a mixture of various land uses, surrounded by railway infrastructure, its history little known.

Comprised of history buffs and residents active in the neighbourhood, our panel will explore issues related to this changing area located north of the railway tracks.


Frédérique Bolté and Élisabeth Leblanc, final year students, bachelor of landscape architecture, Université de Montréal
Justin Bur, urban history researcher; board member, Mile End Memories
Michel Di Bernardo, president of Société d’histoire Rosemont–Petite-Patrie
Julie Patenaude, founding member of Coalition Jeanne-Mance
Simon Van Vliet, member of AmiEs du Parc des Gorilles


Sunday 5 February 2017, 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Mordecai-Richler Library – Mile End District
5434 avenue du Parc, Montreal (south of Saint-Viateur – 80 bus)
in the upstairs meeting room


Languages: Presentation in French, discussion in French and English