Rue de la Commune
Known as the Sailors’ Church, this enchanting chapel derives its name from the sailors who left behind votive lamps in the shapes of...
This sprawling neoclassical building houses shops selling arts and crafts, leather goods and garments, and several cafes. The upstairs...
Vieux-Port de Montréal
Montréal's Old Port has morphed into a park and fun zone paralleling the mighty St Lawrence River for 2.5km and punctuated by four grand...
Celebrated chef Chuck Hughes (the mastermind behind Garde-Manger) has wowed his fans with this subterranean, low-lit haunt across from...
Rue de la Commune information
Set back from the waterfront, ‘the Common’ is a showcase of the rejuvenation that has swept Old Montréal. Compare it with old photos and you’ll see the warehouses and factory buildings haven’t changed much on the outside, but the tenants are upmarket hotels, restaurants and converted condos. Though the street has lost its raw, industrial feel, the original stone walls can still be viewed inside many buildings.