Develop the underused sites on Laurentien, favouring
housing as well as complementary retail and community facilities.
Support medium-density mixed-use development near the
Bois-Franc commuter train station.
Favour reorganizing certain blocks on Laurentien
to facilitate their development and to improve the image of this City gateway.
Consider relocating the Hydro-Québec substation
and overhead power line located immediately east of the area in order to
support its development.
Control new construction on Laurentien to ensure
better architectural quality and reduce off-street parking in front of buildings.
Improve the quality of public spaces on Laurentien
in order to make it safer and more pleasant, notably by favouring tree planting,
the creation of green spaces, sufficiently wide sidewalks and quality street
Control commercial signage and billboards in
order to limit their visual impact on Laurentien and Gouin West.
Take concerted and integrated action on the area to
be revitalized in order to improve the quality of housing as well as the
interface between residential areas, the railway and Laurentien.
Consolidate retail activities near Gouin West.
Reconvert Lachapelle to a local thoroughfare.
Add bikeways to the area in order to improve links to
the rest of Montréal’s bikeway network.
Enhance features of the waterside roadway, including
the heritage buildings on Gouin West and the views of Rivière