Monday through Friday
Collection access FAQ
In 1968, a major real estate company, Concordia Estates Ltd., announced its intention to completely demolish six square residential blocks of heritage buildings in downtown Montreal, in order to make way for a massive apartment, hotel, and shopping complex. The Milton-Parc Citizens’ Committee was subsequently founded and quickly started to bring together residents to organize an opposition to the destruction of their neighbourhood. Through a rich and vivid selection from the CCA archives, Milton-Parc: How we did it retraces the dramatic struggle of this inner-city community to preserve its neighbourhood. The struggle was part of a collective social vision that created North America’s largest non-profit, cooperative housing project established on a community land trust.
Curators: Dimitrios Roussopoulos, Josh Hawley, John Goedike, Hassoun Karam
Graphic design: Louise Paradis, Montreal
Sign up to get news from us
Thank you for signing up. You'll begin to receive emails from us shortly.
We’re not able to update your preferences at the moment. Please try again later.
You’ve already subscribed with this email address. If you’d like to subscribe with another, please try again.
This email was permanently deleted from our database. If you’d like to resubscribe with this email, please contact us
Please complete the form below to buy:
[Title of the book, authors]
ISBN: [ISBN of the book]
Price [Price of book]
Thank you for placing an order. We will contact you shortly.
We’re not able to process your request at the moment. Please try again later.