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Bordeaux Prison
Prison Bordeaux Mtl.JPG
Location 800 Gouin Blvd. West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 45°32′42″N 73°41′10″W / 45.545°N 73.686°W / 45.545; -73.686Coordinates: 45°32′42″N 73°41′10″W / 45.545°N 73.686°W / 45.545; -73.686
Status Operational
Security class Minimum
Capacity 1,189
Opened 1912[1]
Managed by Quebec Ministry of Public Security

The Bordeaux Prison (French: Prison de Bordeaux), is a provincial prison in Montreal, Quebec, Canada It is located at 800 Gouin Boulevard West in the borough of Ahuntsic-Cartierville.

The prison was built in 1908 to 1912 by architect Jean-Omer Marchand to replace the aged Pied-du-Courant Prison. The prison currently houses male inmates sentenced to less than two years' imprisonment. It also houses prisoners awaiting trial.

It is the largest provincial prison in Quebec, with a maximum capacity of 1,189 inmates

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bordeaux Prison at IMTL.org



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