Susan Bronson – An architect and historian specializing in heritage conservation and urban history. An on-line article about her refers to her writing about “the link between conservation and environmental, social and economic sustainability.” (more…)
Robert N. Wilkins – Social historian, former high school history teacher, Gazette columnist, author of recent book: Montreal 1909 – a study of Montreal life as told through the archives of the now long defunct Montreal Star newspaper.
Shaun Fawcett – Renaissance man, had several major careers, currently running Griffinworks, where he designs, makes and sells on-line furniture constructed of recycled wood and steel paying tribute to Griffintown’s industrial past with a wonderful list of significant years in(more…)
Frances Whelan-Chartrand – aged 93. Real estate agent, flight attendant (Sabena – based out of NYC), PR, Adminstration Assistant Military HQ, synchronized swimmer (1940s). Lived on Tupper (her boyfriend used to call it “Upper Tupper”), swam in aquatic shows at (more…)
Andrea Klein – Chemist turned Interior Designer, Westmount resident, born Cartierville, of French mother and Belgian father. Grew up in a multi-lingual household, although her mother was a unilingual francophone. Second husband grew up in Westmount on Murray Hill. Retrained as as an accountant at 50.
Terry McGimpsey – grew up on Selby Street (now disappeared) in Westmount, now lives on Hillside, residential housing complex built by Westmount to house those evicted from Selby Street when the AR 720 was being built in the 1960s.(more…)