Pointe-Claire is located on the west side of the island of Montreal and is surrounded by Beaconsfield, Kirkland, Dollard-des-Ormeaux and Dorval. The neighbourhood has many head offices located along Highway 40, many commercial centres and a residential area comprised mainly of houses and condos. Mostly anglophone, the sector also has a significant francophone community. The three commuter train stations in the area and Highway 40 consititute a significant advantage for the population.
On the edge of Lake St. Louis, there is the historical center of Pointe-Claire. The village center has several historic buildings dating from the 17th and 18th century. Among these include the Stewart Hall manor ( converted into municipal cultural center) and home - Hyacinthe -dit- Carrière Jamme .
An agricultural area at first, Pointe-Claire gradually urbanized starting in the 1950s.
Features and attractions:
- Cedar Park, Pointe-Claire and Valois commuter train stations
- Fairview Pointe-Claire, a mall with over 200 stores, boutiques and restaurants
- Pointe-Claire windmill, one of the last 18 windmills in Quebec
- Saint-Joachim de Pointe-Claire church, a magnificent XIXth century church
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