Snowdon, Montreal

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Snowdon
Neighbourhood
The Snowdon Theatre is an art deco landmark in the Snowdon neighbourhood.
The Snowdon Theatre is an art deco landmark in the Snowdon neighbourhood.
Snowdon is located in Montreal
Snowdon
Snowdon
Location of Snowdon in Montreal
Coordinates: 45°29′01″N 73°37′45″W / 45.483687°N 73.629107°W / 45.483687; -73.629107
Country Canada
Province Quebec
Borough Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 32,160
Supermarket located at 5405 Queen Mary St. in Snowdon in 1941

Snowdon is the name of a neighbourhood located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough. The area is centred on the intersection of the Décarie Expressway and Queen Mary Road.

Snowdon is bordered by Macdonald Street (Hampstead) in the west, Victoria Avenue (Côte-des-Neiges) in the east, Côte-Saint-Luc Road (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce) to the south and Vezina Street and the railway tracks (Le Triangle) to the north.[2] Furthermore, the northwest end borders Côte Saint-Luc and the southeast end borders Westmount.

The neighbourhood is served by the Snowdon metro station. Notable buildings in the neighbourhood include the former Snowdon Theatre.

The district was named for James Snowdon, who owned a farm where the neighbourhood now stands.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Snowdon". Profil de district électoral. Retrieved 9 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Snowdon en photos" (in French). GrandQuebec.com. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Rootsweb
  4. ^ "Snowdon - Québec". ProvinceQuebec.com. Retrieved 1 April 2012.