Strathcona, Vancouver's First NeighbourhoodStrathcona, Vancouver’s oldest and truly unique neighbourhood, has been called a slum, “home of the working man,” and absolutely charming. Starting out as a collection of shacks and cottages around the Hastings Mill, it developed into a residential area that quickly moved south and east away from the mill... Read More about Strathcona and the area's history »
10am to 5pm
Hawks Street along Mac Lean Park
Join us for the Annual Neighbour Hood Sale!
Buy! Sell! Trade!
Strathcona Community & Friends gather together to share bazzar treasures of collectables, clothing,jewelry, preserves, books, bikes, clothing,vintage,art, records, furniture , novelties and plenty more!
Local musicians & talent are encouraged to join!
A $5 vendor donation fee is...
Hello friends and neighbours,
If you haven't already - the opportunity for online comments and input to the Strathcona local area plan (as part of the greater DTES Local Area Plan) is open until this Friday [ see link below ]
As well, the 5th Annual Cindy Kampmeinert Memorial Fun'draiser and Block Party is this Saturday in the linear park at Hawks.. There will be BBQ, some great silent auction items, lotsa firefighters, dunk tank and a kid-friendly visit from the firetruck!...
Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.
Hope everyone has a fantastic B.C. Day long weekend, if you are in town there are a lot of fantastic events, including Pride, the Festival of Light, Red Bull Airshow and right here in the neighbourhood; the 37th Annual Powell Street Festival on Saturday and Sunday. There's also a great history walk if you'd like to learn more about the Powell Street area's fascinating history. Please see community announcements below or event...
A disastrous meeting tonight with head of transportation, Jerry Dobrovolny, and staff.
Despite dozens of residents telling them repeatedly to stop work on Union Street to take time to consult with the local community, they continued to defend their action and plan. [construction to close parts of Union Street are set to begin this week]
If you too are fed-up with hearing about City Hall's hasty plans for our neighbourhoods and finding out it is 'too late' to have...
1. Reminding residents about the important Local Area Plan - open house tomorrow,
July 20 at the Strathcona Community Centre from 11am - 3pm.
This 30-year plan proposes some pretty significant changes to our neighbourhood and the surrounding area, including things like housing, land use, traffic and building heights on Hastings. If you live or plan to live in Strathcona, you should probably check it out.
2. City Staff have agreed to meet with...
A reminder that tonight is the first of two open houses as the City presents the Local Area Plan "Emerging Directions", at the Japanese Language School, 475 Alexander 3:30-7:30.
There will be a second open house at the Strathcona Community Centre on Saturday, July 20, 601 Keefer Street, 11am - 3pm. (Chinese translation available).
These open houses are important opportunities for the community to view and comment on planning...