Friday, October 12, 2012
Point St. Charles
Went to The Point today and fell in love. Such a cool neighborhood! I felt right at home the moment I disembarked at the Charlevoix metro station. I didn't expect it, but it was overwhelmingly fresh. Best place to draw on location - hands down! It's vivid and scenic and REAL in all means. And it is really historic - not the ornamental touristic historic, but the history is all around - on every corner. And it's not bourgeois. I can't believe how I tired of all this gentrified, cleaned up, flipped places in the city. Developers are advancing, of course, but still even that ever-hated condo popping feels like just another part of history here, just another step.