Lachine Canal

Copyright Photo: Montreal Skyline - Lachine Canal by Montreal Photo Daily, on Flickr
Copyright Photo: Montreal Lachine Canal Condo Living by Montreal Photo Daily, on Flickr
The Lachine Canal: first opened in 1825 and was an important link in the shipping network between Montreal, the Ottawa River Valley and the Great Lakes. In the 1960s, when the St. Lawrence Seaway was opened, the Lachine Canal was closed and its entrance was filled in. Nowadays, the locks are open for pleasure crafts and some old buildings from the 1840s or 1870s have been restored and made accessible to the public... and a bike path that connects onto the Old Port promenade can be enjoyed by all. It's also a great location to own a condominium: great views, very close to downtown, fabulous bike path and kayak/boating facilities nearby and the Atwater Market is not far from here.