Rosemont-la Petite-Patrie

RosemontLa Petite-Patrie is at the top of our hit parade of the most attractive boroughs in Montréal.

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The Borough of Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie has an impressive number of urban villages. The former Angus Shops sector, Little Italy, the area around Molson Park, La Petite-Patrie are all areas with a distinctive personality and featuring active community life. In the heart of these villages, one can find a wide range of properties: single-family homes, duplexes, and triplexes, which are typical Montréal housing solutions.

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The borough Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie at a glance

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Living environment

The  Borough of Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie has an impressive number of urban villages. The former Angus Shops sector, Little Italy, the area around Molson Park, La Petite-Patrie are all areas with a distinctive personality and featuring active community life. In the heart of these villages, one can find a wide range of properties: single-family homes, duplexes, and triplexes, which are typical Montréal housing solutions. There is also a lively cultural life thanks to Cinéma Beaubien and its diversified programming and to “Festival international des films pour enfants de Montréal” (Montréal’s Children Film Festival). There are also hundreds of neighbourhood retailers and unequalled shopping options on the iconic Plaza Saint-Hubert and at Jean-Talon Market.

Neighbourhoods in this borough

  • Little Italy
  • Angus
  • La Petite-Patrie
  • Nouveau-Rosemont
  • Vieux-Rosemont
  • Cité Jardin
  • Parc Molson

Things to do

A few words on the area

RosemontLa Petite-Patrie is at the top of our hit parade of the most attractive boroughs in Montréal.

It is safe, public spaces are congenial and it has a nice ambience to raise one’s children.

…it’s in Rosemont  ̶  La Petite-Patrie that properties sell the fastest.

La Presse, cahier Mon Toit, September 19, 2009 edition.

What borough residents have to say

This is our village.” (CIBL 101.5 Montréal)

What I like in the neighbourhood is the beautiful rue Masson. Every day, I go there to buy bread and fruit.” (CIBL 101.5 Montréal)

It is not yet a commercial street where one may come across snobbish people. It has a nice mix of newcomers and long-time residents. But, when you’re invited by long-time residents, don’t forget that it is their neighbourhood and not yet yours.” (Sébastien Diaz, http://ruemasson.com/?p=7382)

“To be truly lively, a commercial street must have an attraction for other neighbourhoods. There are now restaurants of this calibre. Something brand new.” (Jacques K. Primeau, http://ruemasson.com/?p=7611)

I was so happy in the back lanes. We played hockey, kick-the-can, hide-and-seek, we had wild chases on our bikes. It was our oyster. It’s where we had our first kiss and our first fights.” (Normand D’Amour, http://ruemasson.com/?p=7742)

I like going to Première Moisson. Hearing the employees call my son by his surname, that’s Rosemont.” (François Gadbois, http://ruemasson.com/?p=7979)

Did you know?

  • The name “Rosemont” was given to the neighbourhood by businessman and developer Ucal-Henri Dandurand, in honour of his mother, born Rose Phillips.
  • The rue Masson bears the name of the first French-Canadian millionaire and Lord of Terrebonne seignory, Joseph Masson (1791-1847).
  • The Petite-Patrie neighbourhood takes its name from Claude Jasmin’s 1972 novel, Petite-Patrie, an ode to his childhood neighbourhood.
  • Étienne Desmarteau (name of the electoral riding), was the first Quebecer to win an Olympic medal, in 1904 in St. Louis.
  • Jean Drapeau and Pierre Bourque lived for a long time in the borough and so did the members of the Mes Aïeux group.
  • The Institut de cardiologie de Montréal (on rue Bélanger), was founded in 1954 by Dr. Paul David, the father of Françoise David.
  • A pretty song, À Rosemont sous la pluie, was composed in 1953 by Raymond Lévesque and was first sung by Estelle Caron.

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