The biggest and most world-renowned events that the beautiful city of Montreal has to offer are often hosted at Montreal's Parc Jean-Drapeau on Saint Helen's Island. 

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TL;DR Parc Jean Drapeau is undergoing some serious renovations worth about 73.4 million dollars. The city of Montreal wants to make this park a destination in itself. The project is already underway, and the brand-new park is set to open to the public in 2019!

Formula 1 Grand Prix, Osheaga, and countless other global festivals and events go down at this beautiful and massive public location. 

This year, the site of the Expo 67 World's Fair, Parc Jean Drapeau is undergoing some serious renovations. The city is investing heavily in this Montreal tourism hot spot.

The city of Montreal wants to make this park a destination in itself. In other words, it will be so special and unique that tourists and Montrealers alike will be motivated to hop on the yellow line just to pay a visit to the park.

Just to prove that Montreal is not joking about the extent of the facelift of the park, the budget is approximately 73.4 million dollars!

Have a look at some of the 3D renderings of what it will look like!

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The plans are stunning.

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This project is being brought to life by design and landscape architecture firm Lemay and engeneering firm WSP.

And the most important detail you've all been waiting for, the project is set to be completed and open to the public in 2019!

Check out the official project's page on Parc Jean Drapeau's site HERE

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