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Dawson is a neighbourhood within Westmount, Quebec, which is located in the Greater Montreal metropolitan area.


Dawson offers house buyers the choice between several methods of transportation. Dawson is an extremely pleasant part of Westmount for pedestrians; all common errands can be run on foot, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Even though bike-share stations are seldomly more than a few blocks away, Dawson is not particularly bicycling-friendly as there are very few bike lanes, and cyclists are faced with a considerable amount of slopes. With Atwater Station on the Green Line, and about 20 nearby bus lines, the great public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car. Driving is also a fairly good transportation option in this part of Westmount. Nearby highways, such as Autoroute Ville-Marie, are especially easy to access from anywhere in this area.


Property owners in this part of Westmount will be pleased to learn that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Moreover, owing to 40-odd restaurants and cafes in Dawson, there is generally a spot to get some food or drink just around the corner. Residents have access to very many clothing stores within walking distance. In terms of education, in Dawson, parents and their kids will almost always be able to get to daycares and schools on foot.


Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Dawson. There are numerous lively parts in this neighbourhood to explore. Despite the fact that there is a poor selection of entertainment venues, there are a large number of people around most of the time, and with the bars in nearby neighbourhoods, it is easy to find a place to grab a drink because they are generally located close by. Rue Sherbrooke is among the most lively streets in this neighbourhood. The greenery in this neighbourhood is reasonably prominent as there are many tree-lined streets. There are about 10 parks nearby for residents to relax in and they are especially well-spread out, making them very easy to get to.


Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of buildings in Dawson, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This neighbourhood offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Around two thirds of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters whereas the remainder are occupied by owners. About half of homes in this area were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s.