Nearly 62 years ago, Plaza Pointe-Claire was getting ready to open its doors for the very first time.
Known then as the Pointe-Claire shopping centre, it was an outdoor mall, full of mom-and-pop shops.
Today, the centre is still a haven for local stores, loved and visited by many — which is why news that the plaza is up for sale is upsetting for longtime clients.
“Oh God, no, let’s not do this,” said Michelin Beluse. “We’ve been through enough, this is 2020 — we don’t need this little place to shut down. It has everything we need here.”
The mall has quietly been on the market for about a week. Management officially informed merchants on Wednesday morning.