North-West Communities

Uptown Port-of-Spain

Entertainment

Cinemas: Uptown Port-of-Spain had three operating cinemas: Deluxe, on Keate Street; Empire, on Frederick Street; and Strand, at the corner of Dundonald Street and Tragarete Road. In the 1990s, Deluxe ceased operations as a cinema and became the home of the Kaiso House calypso tent.

Calypso: Lord Christo was born in uptown Port-of-Spain.

Steelbands: The following is a listing of the steelbands that functioned in uptown Port-of-Spain, broken down by type: traditional (pans supported around the neck); and conventional (pans supported mechanically).

STEELBAND TYPE LOCATION IN 2002 HISTORY
Jadap Traditional Victoria Avenue  
Renegades Coventional 138 Charlotte Street Click here for details.

Mas(querade) Bands: Mas' bands that functioned uptown Port-of-Spain included:

MAS' BAND LOCATION IN 2002 HISTORY
Rabs Immortelle RAFA Club, 20A Queen's Park East  
Trinidad Hilton Sports Club RAFA Club, 20A Queen's Park East  

Academic Institutions

SCHOOL LEVEL ADDRESS RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION HISTORY
Bishop Anstey (St. Hilary's) High School Secondary ... Anglican Founded in 1921 by Bishop Arthur Henry Anstey.
Holy Name Convent Secondary 2 Queen's Park Park East Roman Catholic  
Holy Name Preparatory School Primary 2 Queen's Park Park East Roman Catholic 420 pupils in 2002
Maria Regina Grade School Primary Abercromby Street Roman Catholic 475 pupils in 2002
Piccadilly Government Primary School Primary Piccadilly Street Non-Denominational  
St. Joseph's Convent Secondary 59 Pembroke Street Roman Catholic  
St. Mary's College Secondary 75 Frederick Street Roman Catholic Founded in 1863.
St. Monica's Preparatory School Primary Pembroke Street Roman Catholic 407 pupils in 2002
St. Rose Girls' RC School Primary 120 Henry Street Roman Catholic 523 pupils in 2002
Tranquillity Government Secondary School Secondary Stanmore Avenue Non-Denominational  

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