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  • Blue Bonnets et l’histoire hippique de Montréal - Spacing Montreal
    soif des cavaliers que de leur monture sur le chemin fréquenté entre Lachine et Montréal le village de même que le lieu où se pratiquent les courses auraient fini par être reconnus sous la dénomination Blue Bonnets La construction du chemin de fer entre Lachine et Montréal en 1847 entraîne toutefois la destruction de la piste et du village de Blue Bonnets Malgré cette démolition forcée en 1872 une nouvelle piste de course est aménagée dans le secteur actuel de Montréal Ouest à proximité du lieu originel au grand plaisir des amateurs de chevaux Puisque le nom de Blue Bonnets est déjà à l époque fortement ancré dans la mémoire collective du milieu équestre montréalais la nouvelle piste conserve le nom de la première Site de la deuxième piste de course de chevaux nommée Blue Bonnets Extrait du plan Atlas of the city of island of Montreal de H Hopkins 1879 BANQ La piste de Blue Bonnets est alors un témoin parmi d autres de l importance accordée au cheval à cette époque En effet les chevaux sont fortement mis à profit à Montréal pratiquement jusqu au début milieu du 20 e siècle notamment pour assurer le bon fonctionnement des activités de débardage au port et de la distribution du lait et de la bière Les installations de la Ferme Saint Laurent une coopérative de laitiers 1931 Écomusée du fier monde Le cheval est à cette époque aussi estimé pour ses qualités physiques et esthétiques et constitue une source de fierté pour son propriétaire L abondance d archives photographiques mettant en scène des chevaux dans la collection Notman du Musée McCord en témoigne Mr Chevalier horse Montreal QC 1894 Wm Notman Son Musée McCord Peu de temps après sa fondation en 1905 le Montreal Jockey Club se met à la recherche d un grand terrain plat et nivelé pour une nouvelle piste Après plusieurs démarches le club achète plusieurs lots dans le village de Notre Dame des Neiges Ouest et entreprend les travaux de construction de l hippodrome selon un plan d ensemble s inspirant de celui de Saratoga situé dans l État de New York View from the stands Blue Bonnets Race Track Montreal QC about 1907 Musée McCord La popularité des courses de chevaux est telle dans les années 1930 et 1940 qu on note la présence de nombreux hippodromes en plus de Blue Bonnets dans la région de Montréal dont ceux de Dorval de Richelieu de Mount Royal de King s Park et du Parc De Lorimier tous démolis depuis Image située au début de l article la partie ouest de Ville Mont Royal montrant les hippodromes Blue Bonnets Mount Royal et King s Park Source Archives Ville Mont Royal 1945 Réaménagé dans les années 1950 et 1960 Blue Bonnets est le seul a avoir été en opération au delà des années 1980 Vestige d une autre époque il témoigne toujours de l importance historique des chevaux à Montréal Hippodrome Blue Bonnets 2014 L Enclume Atelier de

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/montreal/2014/02/12/blue-bonnets-et-lhistoire-hippique-de-montreal/ (2015-11-16)
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  • Photo du jour: John Young Monument - Spacing Montreal
    Young Monument Location Corner of rue Saint Pierre rue Marguerite d Youville Date of photo November 5 2013 Photographer Martin New at Montreal in Pictures The John Young Monument that was sculpted in 1895 by Louis Philippe Hébert Young 1811 1878 was born in Scotland and moved to Canada when he was 15 Young became a successful businessman as the co partner of an import export and steamboat company and was a key driving force behind developing Montreal s sea and rail transportation including The deepening of the shipping channel in the St Lawrence river east of Montreal The construction of the Victoria Bridge The development of canal systems The construction of numerous railway lines He became chairman of the Montreal Port Commission in 1853 and was a member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada and a member of Parliament of the House of Commons of Canada The monument was erected in 1908 and originally located in front of the port of Montreal It was moved to the current location on rue Saint Pierre in 1997 The figure of Neptune at the base of the monument represents the Saint Lawrence River Subscribe to Mag Share Post Tweet Post Buy Merch andise Related Posts This Tiny Abandoned Church Perfectly Captures Villeray s Changing Past Montreal Metro Photo Project Captures Design in Motion Tweet More posts by Martin New Neither the author nor Spacing necessarily agrees with posted comments Spacing reserves the right to edit or delete comments entirely See our Comment Policy Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Name Email Website Comment Search Advertisement Spacing Magazine fall 2015 Order issue Subscribe In these stores Popular Posts Montage du jour L orphelinat Notre Dame de Liesse et la crèche

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/montreal/2013/11/06/photo-du-jour-john-young-monument/ (2015-11-16)
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  • Olivia Collette, Author at Spacing Montreal
    Collette Urban Design Rethinking Brossard s Panama Hub Each year Dr Pierre Gauthier a professor in Concordia s Department of Geography Planning and Environment gives his Advanced Urban Read More Search Advertisement Spacing Magazine fall 2015 Order issue Subscribe In these stores Popular Posts Montage du jour L orphelinat Notre Dame de Liesse et la crèche d Youville Le Faubourg à m lasse les origines d une légende urbaine Snowdon

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/montreal/author/olivia/ (2015-11-16)
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  • Photo du jour: Griffintown Condo development - Spacing Montreal
    Engagement Communication Community Culture Curiosities Events Features Food Green Space Headlines History Housing Infrastructure Maps Media Neighbourhoods Parks Photos Politics Services Spacing Streetscape Traffic Transit Urban Design Walking Waterfront Region Topic Photos Comments 0 Tweet Photo du jour Griffintown Condo development July 27 2013 By Martin New Condo development in Griffintown Location Peel Basin Date of photo July 26 2013 Photographer Martin New at Montreal in Pictures Subscribe to Mag Share Post Tweet Post Buy Merch andise Tweet More posts by Martin New Neither the author nor Spacing necessarily agrees with posted comments Spacing reserves the right to edit or delete comments entirely See our Comment Policy Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Name Email Website Comment Search Advertisement Spacing Magazine fall 2015 Order issue Subscribe In these stores Popular Posts Montage du jour L orphelinat Notre Dame de Liesse et la crèche d Youville Le Faubourg à m lasse les origines d une légende urbaine Snowdon discoveries It s Tempo season Centre communautaire de l Est Pierrefonds Roxboro From the Spacing Store 22 Buy yourself a subscription 22 Buy a renewal subscription 22 Buy a gift subscription 5 Back

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/montreal/2013/07/27/photo-du-jour-griffintown-condo-development/ (2015-11-16)
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  • Photo du jour: Construction around the Bell Centre - Spacing Montreal
    Bell Centre will undergo some major changes with the construction of 5 new towers Today s image shows the space which used to be a car parking lot that is now under development and will be the site of L Avenue 50 storey condo tower and the two 40 storey condo towers called Roccabella L Avenue Roccabella The other 2 developments currently under construction are the 50 storey Tour des Canadiens which boasts being the fastest selling condo development in Montréal s history and the 26 storey Deloitte Tower the first privately owned and financed commercial office tower to be built in Montreal since 1992 Tour des Canadiens Deloitte Tower More shots of the current construction sites can be seen over on Montreal in Pictures Subscribe to Mag Share Post Tweet Post Buy Merch andise Related Posts A New plan particulier for the East Plateau Rethinking Brossard s Panama Hub This Tiny Abandoned Church Perfectly Captures Villeray s Changing Past Tweet More posts by Martin New Neither the author nor Spacing necessarily agrees with posted comments Spacing reserves the right to edit or delete comments entirely See our Comment Policy Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/montreal/2013/07/18/photo-du-jour-construction-around-the-bell-centre/ (2015-11-16)
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  • Photo du jour: Water fountains at Quartier des Spectacles - Spacing Montreal
    Culture Curiosities Events Features Food Green Space Headlines History Housing Infrastructure Maps Media Neighbourhoods Parks Photos Politics Services Spacing Streetscape Traffic Transit Urban Design Walking Waterfront Region Topic Photos Comments 0 Tweet Photo du jour Water fountains at Quartier des Spectacles July 7 2013 By Martin New Cooling down at Quartier des Spectacles Location Quartier des Spectacles Date of photo July 06 2013 Photographer Martin New at Montreal in Pictures Subscribe to Mag Share Post Tweet Post Buy Merch andise Tweet More posts by Martin New Neither the author nor Spacing necessarily agrees with posted comments Spacing reserves the right to edit or delete comments entirely See our Comment Policy Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Name Email Website Comment Search Advertisement Spacing Magazine fall 2015 Order issue Subscribe In these stores Popular Posts Montage du jour L orphelinat Notre Dame de Liesse et la crèche d Youville Le Faubourg à m lasse les origines d une légende urbaine Snowdon discoveries It s Tempo season Centre communautaire de l Est Pierrefonds Roxboro From the Spacing Store 22 Buy yourself a subscription 22 Buy a renewal subscription 22 Buy a gift

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/montreal/2013/07/07/photo-du-jour-water-fountains-at-quartier-des-spectacles/ (2015-11-16)
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  • Photo du jour: The Three Towers - Spacing Montreal
    Food Green Space Headlines History Housing Infrastructure Maps Media Neighbourhoods Parks Photos Politics Services Spacing Streetscape Traffic Transit Urban Design Walking Waterfront Region Topic Photos Comments 1 Tweet Photo du jour The Three Towers June 4 2013 By Martin New View from Mount Royal Location Kondiaronk lookout on Mount Royal Date of photo June 02 2013 Photographer Martin New at Montreal in Pictures Subscribe to Mag Share Post Tweet Post Buy Merch andise Tweet More posts by Martin New One comment Neither the author nor Spacing necessarily agrees with posted comments Spacing reserves the right to edit or delete comments entirely See our Comment Policy gds 2 years ago Soon to be 9 towers Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Name Email Website Comment Search Advertisement Spacing Magazine fall 2015 Order issue Subscribe In these stores Popular Posts Montage du jour L orphelinat Notre Dame de Liesse et la crèche d Youville Le Faubourg à m lasse les origines d une légende urbaine Snowdon discoveries It s Tempo season Centre communautaire de l Est Pierrefonds Roxboro From the Spacing Store 22 Buy yourself a subscription 22 Buy a renewal subscription

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/montreal/2013/06/04/photo-du-jour-the-three-towers/ (2015-11-16)
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  • Photo du jour: Japanese Garden - Spacing Montreal
    Curiosities Events Features Food Green Space Headlines History Housing Infrastructure Maps Media Neighbourhoods Parks Photos Politics Services Spacing Streetscape Traffic Transit Urban Design Walking Waterfront Region Topic Photos Comments 0 Tweet Photo du jour Japanese Garden October 20 2013 By Martin New Japanese Garden at the Montréal Botanical Garden Location Japanese garden at the Montréal Botanical Garden Date of photo October 17 2013 Photographer Martin New at Montreal in Pictures Subscribe to Mag Share Post Tweet Post Buy Merch andise Tweet More posts by Martin New Neither the author nor Spacing necessarily agrees with posted comments Spacing reserves the right to edit or delete comments entirely See our Comment Policy Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Name Email Website Comment Search Advertisement Spacing Magazine fall 2015 Order issue Subscribe In these stores Popular Posts Montage du jour L orphelinat Notre Dame de Liesse et la crèche d Youville Le Faubourg à m lasse les origines d une légende urbaine Snowdon discoveries It s Tempo season Centre communautaire de l Est Pierrefonds Roxboro From the Spacing Store 22 Buy yourself a subscription 22 Buy a renewal subscription 22 Buy a gift

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/montreal/2013/10/20/photo-du-jour-japanese-garden/ (2015-11-16)
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