Saint Hubert Street

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Saint Hubert Street
Rue Saint-Hubert
Location Montreal

Saint Hubert Street (French: Rue Saint-Hubert) is a north-south street that spans the island of Montreal. It is situated to the east of Berri Street.

History[edit]

It seems that the land upon which this street is situated was given up by Hubert-Joseph Lacroix (1743-1821) whose family settled on this street, officially laid out in 1826. The large residences built here in the second half of the nineteenth century, principally by the French-Canadian elite, preserve the character of the street's residential origins to this day.

This large artery provided a privileged site for demonstrations like the Congrès eucharistique de Montréal in 1910, which ran between Saint-Antoine and Cherrier street.

The first St-Hubert restaurant (hence the name) was opened on this street in 1951.

This very long street changes character between Rosemont Boulevard and Jean-Talon Street, where it becomes a strip mall replete with bridal shoppes sheltered by canted glass.

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Coordinates: 45°30′57″N 73°33′35″W / 45.51583°N 73.55972°W / 45.51583; -73.55972