In this section, we will gather historical documents (reports, maps, news reports) dealing with the history of night in Montreal.
Issue of Le Senteux, a Québec journal jaune (“yellow paper”) from 1955, with exposé articles on Montreal nightlife.
Postcards of Victoria Square in Montreal, one in daytime, the other retouched for night. C. 1905-1910. From the collection of Johanne Sloan.
Map of “Les boîtes à go-go” (dance clubs), Montreal 1966. Echos vedettes, 8 octobre 1966, pp. 16-17. Click on image to enlarge.
Report Vie Nocturne à Montréal (2013). Tourisme/Montréal.
Montreal Gazette, “Discotheque Guide,” June 6, 1970.
Issue no. 1 of Le Disco, published by the Canadian Record Pool (association of disco music DJs), 1977.
“How Montreal became Disco’s Second City.” Redbull Music Academy, 2014.