Define and implement an urban planning concept and a development
Evaluate soil conditions and estimate soil rehabilitation
Analyze the possibility of relocating the existing railway
and expressway closer to the escarpment in order to improve the site’s
access to the existing road network and its development potential. Otherwise,
reconfigure or modify the main intersections and consider extending Irwin
Street to the site in order to provide access from Notre-Dame or Saint-Patrick
Ensure adequate public transportation service.
Favour a relatively dense built environment and the establishment
of job-creating industrial firms.
Ensure quality architecture.
Develop and implement a plan to protect and enhance the
Saint-Jacques escarpment, particularly with respect to erosion.
Support the establishment of the McGill University Hospital
Centre (MUHC) on the western part of the site and develop the eastern part
of the site for residential use while respecting the character of the neighbouring
Improve the site’s accessibility to improve
public safety (study various road redevelopment options, including the
possibility of moving a section of Saint-Jacques toward the base of the escarpment).
Ensure quality architecture and preserve certain views
of Mount Royal and the river.
Ensure an appropriate density and mix of uses in the vicinity
of the Vendôme intermodal station.
Integrate the urban fabric of residential development
with neighbouring areas.
Favour the construction of new public spaces that take
advantage of the different views from the escarpment.