Ville de Montréal
Ville de Montréal
Group of Archivists of the Region of Montréal
Chapter 12 IntroductionHochelaga 1500-1642Ville-Marie 1642-1665Heart of an Empire 1699-1763Small French Town 1665-1760Conquered City 1760-1800British Commercial Takeover 1800-1850Industrial City 1850-1896Canada's Metropolis 1896-1914North-American City 1914-1929Depression and War 1930-1945Modern City 1945-1960Québec's Metropolis 1960-1992ConclusionQuizEducational Resources

Re-structuring the

Urban sprawl

A new francophone

A cultural revival

The modernization of
the political scene

Exterior, Bagg Street Schule.
A fine example of Ashkenazi immigrant synagogue, the "Bagg Street Schule" was opened under the Temple Solomon Congregation, which was founded in 1904. The architecture of the building is representative of the Jewish population that made its home along the Saint-Laurent Blvd area.
Circa 1970.
Source : Jewish Public Library. Historical Photographs Collection, PR000533.