If there is one word that has always typified East Van it’s ‘community’. Whenever you talk to a denizen of the area they will proudly tell you they are East Van locals and, as such, are a part of the vibrant independent scene that exists east of Cambie Street. With the wealth of unique businesses in East Van comes a real sense of community pride and anyone who ends up living on this side of town will enjoy not just a sense of belongingness but all the benefits that a well serviced community offers.
East Van at a Glance
East Van is an area that is synonymous with independent venture, quirky characters and vibrant night life. From the bustling bars and hotspots on Commercial Drive to the eateries and shopping opportunities on Main Street, there’s really something for everyone here. As a resident you have access to a great selection of parks and scenic little hideaways as well as the all important community centres.