Just steps from the Laurier metro station, in the heart of the Plateau-Mont-Royal, Chemin Gilford offers pedestrians a glimpse into the history and culture of the surrounding area, with artworks featured alongside spaces for relaxation, all in a safe and lively setting.
The pedestrianization of Rue Gilford between Rue Saint-Denis and Rue Rivard is intended to highlight the multitude of local cultural institutions, with a nod to the quarries and tanneries that marked the area’s past. Walkers coming from Rue Saint-Denis or the Laurier metro station enter a space featuring artistic installations and a shady relaxation zone.
- Structure and revitalize the space by making it greener, while creating a clear link between the Laurier metro station and Rue Saint-Denis.
- Permanent structures that can be appropriated in different ways
- Pergola creating a shady space for socializing
- Luminous artistic elements created by the firms Atomic 3 and Dix2
- Mural installation