Before & After: Horse Palace - Griffintown

3:34 PM

As construction continues around the Horse Palace in Griffintown, here's a Before & After. Ridiculous!

Before & After - Horse Palace - Griffintown

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3 comments

  1. Thank you for the photos. I worked for Leo at the Horse Palace in the 1970s and spent much time in what was left of Griffintown. I can't believe that behemoth rising up behind Leo's house and the tack room behind it. I know it's progress, but it's sad to see what little charm remained being sucked out of the neighbvourhood. I had many a meal at the old Coffee Pot at Wellington and Mountain. According to your caption, that too is going...going...

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  2. Thank you for all of your posts regarding Griffintown. It is always with sadness that I see what is lost. I think the development is needed but it's still sad when history crumbles.
    Was this photo on Ottawa Street near Eleanor?
    I am working on an exhibition of collages, depicting Griffintown in 1940s and 1950s. One piece is about a store owned by the Guys in 50s. It was on the corner of Eleanor at Ottawa.
    Thank for keeping me up to date with what is happening.
    Nancy

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  3. Just as ridiculous is the towering condo dwarfing Horse Palace's closest neighbor on Ottawa street. Another beautiful old house, with a large garden now deprived of much natural light.

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