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Quartier Concordia

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Quartier Concordia

Quartier Concordia
Sir George Williams Campus

Coordinates: 45°29′45″N 73°34′38″W / 45.495833°N 73.577222°W / 45.495833; -73.577222

Country Canada
Province Quebec
Borough Ville-Marie

Quartier Concordia is a neighbourhood redevelopment project centred around Concordia University's Sir George Williams campus in downtown Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Bordered by Sherbrooke Street, Saint-Mathieu Street, René Lévesque Boulevard and Bishop Street,[1] the district is designed to be a green urban campus that will improve the use and quality of public places and spaces, student life on campus and transportation.[2][3]

As part of the redesign, the small Norman Bethune Square has been redesigned and enlarged. Sidewalks in the area will also be widened, with additional trees.[4]

As of September 2010, an underground tunnel links the university's Hall and J.W. McConnell buildings with the Guy-Concordia metro station. The hallway was completed in Spring 2010.[5] However, a project to create a green space on Mackay Street has been put on hold.[6]


Coordinates: 45°29′45″N 73°34′38″W / 45.49583°N 73.57722°W / 45.49583; -73.57722

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