Downtown Montreal: Above & Below

Alan Hustak

This pocket-sized guide to eight historical walking tours of Downtown Montreal is the perfect vacation souvenir and visitors' guide. Each walking tour takes approximately 2˝ hours, and introduces a different aspect of downtown: Peel Street, the Underground City, Chinatown, and more.


8 different walking tours,

Vintage photographs of Montreal,

Easy-to-follow maps,

Pocket-sized format

Discover Downtown Montreal's treasures and oddities:,

A 36-story cheese grater

A phony English castle that Prohibition built,

30 km of underground shopping,

The hotel room where John Lennon and Yoko Ono composed "Give Peace a Chance."

A 250-year-old sea goddess from France

Véhicule Press
Travel 2001

Alan Hustak has been writing about Montreal for over thirty years. He is a journalist, and author of Saint Patrick's of Montreal: The Biography of a Basilica and Titanic: The Canadian Story.

Other books by Alan Hustak:
Titanic: The Canadian Story
Faith Under Fire: Frederick G. Scott, Canada's Extraordinary Chaplain of the Great War
Exploring Old Montreal
Exploring Downtown Montreal: An Opinionated Guide to the Downton Squares, Churches, and Underground City
At the Heart of St Mary's: A History of Montreal's St. Mary's Hospital Centre
Out of print