Photo du jour: Mission Old Brewery, Chinatown


Photo taken May 30, 2008 at Blvd. St. Laurent and Ave. Viger


  1. I wanted to point out that the Old Brewery Mission also has a centre for homeless women, the largest in Canada: It is in the Centre-sud (near Radio-Canada and the Gay Village).

    I had the privilege of visiting it (from outside) while interpreting at a meeting about the challenges of helping homeless women in both the short and long term.

    Yes, it is a most intriguing mural, and breaks through the grey institutional space. I love such interventions that bring “ugly” buildings alive.

  2. Hi, I had full-size ones a couple of years ago, don’t know where they went. But I have quite a few close-ups of the details available here:

    I’m preparing them to be e-cards in a site I am building.


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