President Kennedy Avenue is home to various hotels and condominiums. This portion of the street is named after the 35th U. PresidentJohn F.
President Kennedy Avenue is home to various hotels and condominiums. Ontario Street was later extended in stages toward both the east and west.
PresidentJohn F. Untilit was believed that the street was named after the province of Ontariobut the discovery of the subdivision documents by a city of Montreal historian corrected this inaccuracy.
Although it had eastsrn known as Ontario Street sincethe name was made official in Forsyth, a local merchant, purchased and subdivided the farm of Sir John Johnson in the north part of the Faubourg Quebec. This portion of the street is named after the 35th U. Cartwright, a banker from Kingston, Ontario and J.
The street has long been known for prostitutionespecially the eastern segment. The neighbourhoods that the street crosses, the Centre-Sud and Hochelaga-Maisonneuvefell into economic decline by the s, leading to many closed businesses and a high poverty rate.