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Strathcona, Vancouver's First Neighbourhood

Strathcona, 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 »
Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Vancouver Japanese Language School 5-7pm
S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, January 27, 2014

— apologies for the lateness of this message, the following was received from City staff just this afternoon (January 27).
City are proposing "Learning Sessions" starting this weekend, at which they will be presenting their plan for our neighbourhoods. Community members are strongly encouraged to...

Neighbourhood Events
Malanka - A Ukrainian New Year's Celebration Saturday, January 18, 2014
With performances by the Dovbush Dancers, Barvinok Choir & Vancouver Folk Orchestra.
Neighbourhood Events
Project Limelight : Mirror Mirror Sunday, January 12, 2014
Presented by Project Limelight, Directed by Paul Belanger and featuring young performer's from the neighbourhood
Neighbourhood Events
City of Vancouver Downtown Eastside Local Area Planning Process Saturday, January 11, 2014
City hosted workshop for SRA and LAPP Committee members
S.R.A Newsletter
Friday, January 10, 2014

Hello Friends and Neighbours,

Built Form Workshop Tomorrow

A reminder that this Saturday, January 11 the City is hosting a Built Form and Places Feedback Workshop, to discuss the draft Local Area Plan, from 10 am - 12:30 pm at the...

Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Patrick Condon and Ray Spaxman for A Discussion of Heights and Built Form, as relates to the Downtown Eastside Local Area Plan.
S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Hello Friends and Neighbours,
Happy New Year!

In lieu of our regular general meeting this month, Wednesday January 8, the Strathcona Residents' Association is hosting a special Discussion of...

S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Please Note: the 7:00pm start time for tomorrow's meeting is a little earlier than the usual 7:15, there has been a lot of response to this event so seating may be limited for late arrivals..

Changes to height and scale...


S.R.A Newsletter
Saturday, December 21, 2013

Recycling/Green bin pickup missed on account of Friday's snow is scheduled for tomorrow (SUNDAY)

Quick note from City of Vancouver via Twitter:

@strathconares Hi! Just got word that we r coming back for garbage, recycling, and green bin tmrw (sun). Make sure you leave 'em out! :) ^JC

Neighbourhood Events
Winter Solstice Lantern Parade Saturday, December 21, 2013
From Strathcona Community Centre through the streets of Strathcona and Chinatown to the Sun Yat Sen Gardens
Neighbourhood Events
Jack and the Beanstalk at the Metro Theatre Friday, December 20, 2013
Special Charter Bus and Tickets for Strathcona families
S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, December 19, 2013

Hello friends and neighbours,
 
Word yesterday that the Strathcona / DTES Local Area Plan is now being made available to the public. The plan represents nearly two years of work involving local residents, stakeholders and staff, and will involve the next thirty years of growth anticipating 10-12,000 additional residents...

Neighbourhood Events
Hogans Alley Holidays Thursday, December 19, 2013
Collecting healthy food donations for the Strathcona Community Center’s Backpack and Breakfast program to help kids in our neighborhood get a nourishing start for school!
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Featuring classical pianist Gaye Alcott and jazz pianist Randy Doherty