604 Neighbourhoods: Little Saigon

Little Saigon - Along Kingsway in Vancouver

604 Neighbourhoods is a weekly series appearing on the Inside Vancouver blog that will feature photos, history, and information about some of the city’s most distinct communities. Today’s feature is Little Saigon, a section of Kingsway between Fraser and Knight streets.
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604 Neighbourhoods: Little Saigon

604 Neighbourhoods: Commercial Drive

Commercial Drive

604 Neighbourhoods is a weekly series appearing on the Inside Vancouver blog that will feature photos, history, and information about some of the city’s most distinct communities. Today’s feature is Commercial Drive which runs down the middle of the Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood and is known for its inclusiveness, its nickname as “Little Italy”, and its diverse range of dining options.
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604 Neighbourhoods: Commercial Drive

604 Neighbourhoods: Kitsilano

Kitsilano

604 Neighbourhoods is a weekly series appearing on the Inside Vancouver blog that will feature photos, history, and information about some of the city’s most distinct communities. Today’s feature is Kitsilano (“Kits”), which was the first community I lived in when I moved to into Vancouver proper in the summer of 2005. My apartment there was right above a restaurant and coffee shop, on a bus route, a few blocks from the beach, across from a park, and within walking distance of a local market. When you mix that convenience with Kits’ easy-going family-friendly West Coast lifestyle, you get one of the city’s most popular neighbourhoods.

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604 Neighbourhoods: Kitsilano

604 Neighbourhoods: Coal Harbour

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604 Neighbourhoods is a weekly series appearing on the Inside Vancouver blog that will feature photos, history, and information about some of the city’s most distinct communities. Today’s feature is Coal Harbour, on the north side of the West End, where the Burrard Inlet meets Stanley Park and downtown Vancouver.
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604 Neighbourhoods: Coal Harbour

604 Neighbourhoods: Yaletown

Yaletown

604 Neighbourhoods is a weekly series appearing on the Inside Vancouver blog that will feature photos, history, and information about some of the city’s most distinct communities. Today’s feature is Yaletown, located within the downtown peninsula it is bordered by Homer Street, Robson Street, and False Creek. Yaletown’s marriage of old brick warehouses and shiny glass towers combine to make it a harmonious live/work community.
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604 Neighbourhoods: Yaletown