Located in the South West of the city’s downtown core, this area is fast becoming a trendy spot. “The Montreal community of Griffintown was a working class neighbourhood situated in the former southwestern downtown part of Montreal.
Église Saint-Henri was so named to commemorate Fr. Henri-Auguste Roux (1798-1831), the superior of Saint-Sulpice Seminary. The municipality of Saint-Henri was formed in 1875, joining the village of Saint-Henri and the surrounding settlements of Turcot, Brodie, Saint-Agustin and Sainte-Marguerite into one administrative unit. The municipality was incorporated into the City of Montreal in 1905.