Centre-Sud

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Centre-Sud
The Centre-Sud neighbourhood around the Jacques Cartier Bridge
The Centre-Sud neighbourhood around the Jacques Cartier Bridge
Centre-Sud is located in Montreal
Centre-Sud
Centre-Sud
Location of Centre-Sud in Montreal
Coordinates: 45°31′25″N 73°33′07″W / 45.523565°N 73.55187°W / 45.523565; -73.55187Coordinates: 45°31′25″N 73°33′07″W / 45.523565°N 73.55187°W / 45.523565; -73.55187
CountryCanada
ProvinceQuebec
CityMontreal
BoroughVille-Marie
Population
 • Total26,861[1]

The Centre-Sud neighbourhood is located at the eastern most edge of the Ville-Marie borough of the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The neighbourhood is bordered by the Saint Lawrence River to the south, Saint Hubert Street to the west, the Canadian Pacific rail line to the east and Sherbrooke Street to the north. The Plateau is located to the north, and Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve is located to the east.

The Centre-Sud is home to Montreal's Gay Village and to the Sainte-Marie neighbourhood.

Other features include the Molson Brewery, Radio Canada tower and the charitable organization Dans la Rue, founded by Emmett Johns.

During de Quebec Biker War, the Rock Machine had their bunker in the Centre-Sud.[2]

Popular Culture[edit]

The neighbourhood is the subject of Richard Beaulieu’s Chroniques du Centre-Sud, a 2014 comic portraying the neighbourhood in the 1990s.[3]

Transportation[edit]

The neighbourhood is accessible by the following Montreal Metro stations, Frontenac, Papineau, Beaudry and Berri-UQAM (partially).

Its two main arteries from east to west are Saint Catherine Street and Ontario Street.

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