New stable to be built on site of Montreal”s historic Horse Palace

A charitable foundation in Montreal is tearing down the past in order to preserve its memory, as it prepares to honour the city"s crumbling Griffintown Horse Palace by building a new stable to keep the site in use.

Originally built in 1862, the Horse Palace was once part of a larger stable that played an important role in the growth of the city. Horses housed at the Horse Palace once hauled goods, carried passengers and cleared snow in the early days of Montreal"s history, before the current era of cars and condos.

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