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 »
17 January 2011
CITY CONSIDERING HIGHER BUILDINGS IN D.T.E.S.
Vancouver’s City Council will consider a City staff report recommending that parts of Chinatown, Hastings Street west of Main, and other parts of the Downtown Eastside be rezoned to allow higher buildings to be built. At its meeting this Thursday, January 20, at 2:00 p.m., Council will hear public input and decide whether to adopt the report.
Information on the review of...
Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. Here's some news for you:
-- a letter from SRA Chair to Mayor and Council regarding traffic on Prior Street -- an attached survey from the Vancouver Public Library regarding the planned new branch -- Strathcona Community Centre Annual General Meeting -- a message from neighbour Nora Kelly regarding a new production by City Opera Vancouver -- a reminder about the community centre's booth at the Hawks Avenue Yard Sale -- neighbour ...
Hi, Strathcona friends and neighbours.
In the last newsletter, I accidentally sent a piece of news which I should not have. My apologies to all concerned.