Mansfield Street, Montreal

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Mansfield Street
Rue Mansfield
Length 1 km (0.62 mi)
Location Between Sherbrooke Street and Saint Antoine Street
Coordinates 45°30′06″N 73°34′21″W / 45.501707°N 73.572384°W / 45.501707; -73.572384
Construction
Inauguration 1845

Mansfield Street (French: Rue Mansfield is a north-south commercial street located in Downtown Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is situated two blocks from Peel Street and links Sherbrooke Street in the north to Saint-Antoine Street in the south.

History[edit]

Constructed around 1845 by the Honorable James Smith and Duncan Fisher, Mansfield Street was named for William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield (1705-1793), a Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench.

Points of interest[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Ville de Montréal. Les rues de Montréal. Répertoire historique. Montréal,Méridien, 1995, p. 332-333