Arts & Culture / Montreal

An Untapped Guide to Montreal’s Underground City: Repurposed Buildings, Public Art, A Sinking Church

Every travel guidebook covering Montreal mentions the Underground City (a must see, they say). Due to its evocative name, visitors often get here expecting to discover an actual fully-formed city developed under Montreal’s street level. Known to locals as RÉSO (for réseau, french word for network), the Underground City’s first interconnected sections were built in 1962. …