Old Longueuil

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Old Longueuil (French: Vieux-Longueuil) is a historic neighborhood located in the borough of the same name, in the city of Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.

St-Charles street in Old Longueuil

Old Longueuil usually refers to the pre-1961 city of Longueuil. Occasionally, Old Longueuil may also include the former territory of Montréal-Sud (except Downtown Longueuil).

Old Longueuil, was named a heritage district by the city in 1993, and features 450 buildings built before 1945.[1] Many historic buildings are found in this district, such as the Co-Cathedral of Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue, the ruins of Fort Longueuil,[2] and Saint Mark's Anglican Church. Rue Saint-Charles is the main street in this neighbourhood and features many small businesses, among them restaurants, bars, and corner stores. The borough hall of Le Vieux-Longueuil borough is also in the neighborhood.

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  1. ^ LINTEAU, PAUL-ANDRÉ; CLAIRE POITRAS. "Longueuil: Cityscape". Cityscape. The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-12-29. 
  2. ^ Fort Longueuil. Canadian Register of Historic Places. Retrieved 7 April 2012.

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