Originally Posted by MTLskyline
It's incredible how many churches there were back in the day. Just look at this photo: 3 of them, all Roman Catholic, and all a few blocks from each other.
With the one they tore down to make way for the hospital, that made 4!
This area is in dire need of new dense development, and at least, slowly, this is being accomplished with the CHUM and the 10-17 floor projects on Rene-Levesques. The Radio-Canada lands remain to most crucial aspect of this though, and it doesn't seem to be taking off in any way...