Côte-des-Neiges Road

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Chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges
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Côte-des-Neiges Road at Swail Avenue in Côte-des-Neiges, with Saint Joseph's Oratory in the distance and a Metro to the right.
Owner City of Montreal
Length 5.1 km (3.2 mi)
Location Between Jean Talon Street and Sherbrooke Street
Coordinates 45°29′43″N 73°35′40″W / 45.495315°N 73.594553°W / 45.495315; -73.594553
Construction
Inauguration 1862

Chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges (official name of Côte-des-Neiges Road) is a street in Montreal, home to Plaza Côte-des-Neiges. It is served by Métro Côte-des-Neiges and two bus lanes, bixi bike rental is also available. It extends from the intersection Sherbrooke Street and Guy Street in the south to the intersection of Jean-Talon Street and Laird Boulevard in the north.

It is the economic and cultural heart of the Côte-des-Neiges neighbourhood. Côte-des-Neiges Road features a variety of culturally diverse cuisine in its many restaurants; Québécois/Canadian, British, French Chinese, Lebanese, Vietnamese and Italian alongside many of the popular fast food franchises. Supermarkets and a farmer market also offer victuals to the local residents. Libraries and a school are also present.

The proximity of the Université de Montréal generates a large student population in the neighborhood alongside the ethnically diverse population.

Notable addresses as it passes over Mount Royal include the Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery and Îlot-Trafalgar-Gleneagles historic block.[1]

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  1. ^ "L'Îlot-Trafalgar-Gleneagles". Canada's Historic Places (in French). Parks Canada. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 

Coordinates: 45°29′43″N 73°35′40″W / 45.495315°N 73.594553°W / 45.495315; -73.594553