The public terraces to encourage people to return to the city centre of Montreal

Des terrasses publiques pour inciter les gens à revenir au centre-ville de Montréal

The City of Montréal plans to inject$ 400,000 in the development of public terraces in the city centre, to encourage the population to frequent this area abandoned since the crisis of the COVID-19.

Public spaces will include landscaped gardens Centre St Jax, at place d’youville, at the corner of boulevards St-Laurent and René-Lévesque, on the place des Festivals and to the Gardens, Gamelin.

The mayor of Montréal, Valérie Plante

The City hopes to kick-start the city centre, strongly affected by the crisis.

These improvements will be made as early as 31 July and will remain until the fall. This initiative aims to avoid crowding and to encourage ambulation.

The plan of revitalization of the city centre provides for activities of works and pathways that will enable the discovery of the urban space. The City of Montreal noted that the Montreal defecting to the city centre and wants to give them the taste to take advantage of seven large terraces and plazas outside.

There will also be cultural events involving Patrick Watson, The Monastery and XP_MTL, Multicolored, Nursery, and six artists of MU.

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