Discover the Faubourg des Récollets and Griffintown, the cradle of the Industrial Revolution and a key factor in Montreal’s transformation into a metropolis. Beginning in 1850, the pace of industrialization grew, and new residential neighbourhoods were built near the factories and warehouses, for workers and their families.
DEPARTURE: Corner of Wellington and McGill. Near Square- Victoria-OACI Metro Station, walk south (10 minute walk) or take the 61 W. bus.
ENDING: Near Bonaventure Metro Station
All ArchitecTours guided tours are two hours long and are offered in French as well as in English on Saturdays and Sundays, at 2:00 p.m., from August 12 to October 8, 2017. The visits are offered rain or shine. Tickets are sold at the departure point 15 minutes before the designated start time of the visit. They are offered on a first come first served basis. Payment on-site, cash only. To learn more about this series of walking tours visit our website: http://www.heritagemontreal.org/en/activite/architectours/