Saturday, July 20, 2024

Five Dense “Missing Middle” Neighbourhoods in Montreal

For many seeking a new home, housing options often come down to a single family home or a condo or apartment in a multistory building. In older cities in North America, other options exist—the types of housing called the “missing middle”—low-rise, higher density buildings that can balance advantages of higher and lower density living.

Montreal provides excellent examples of neighborhoods comprised of “missing middle” housing and, more importantly, is actively engaged in building more. This video features five Montreal neighborhoods that show how to achieve density on a low-rise scale.