Gastown. Where hip and heritage collide.

Gastown is one of Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhoods, established in 1867. Its historical architecture, cobblestone streets, excellent shopping and famous steam clock draw thousands of tourists and residents daily. Annual events like the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival and the recently reintroduced Gastown Grand Prix bike race bring variety and energy to the area. Gastown’s residential population grows every year as developers refurbish older buildings, creating the popular Gastown lofts. With their urban sophistication and historical character, Gastown loft conversions are quickly becoming desirable options for first-time home buyers and downsizers alike who want downtown convenience with an eclectic selection of shops and restaurants to enjoy nearby. Gastown is a stylish neighbourhood that covers twelve city blocks and approximately 108,128 locals call it home which makes Gastown one of the most densely populated areas in the Lower Mainland.

Locals are attracted to the vibrant creative and tech startup scene that is home to Hootsuite, Herschel Supply Co and others.

  Gastown Highlights

  • Walkable historic neighbourhood of Vancouver.
  • Seabus terminal close by.
  • Condos, lofts and cool retrofitted loft conversions.
  • Young singles and upwardly mobile tech crowd.
  • Epicentre of boutique fashion stores and the city's best dining locations.
  • Major events - Jazz Fest and Gastown Gran Prix.
  • Chinatown and downtown, and Railtown closeby.
  • Crab Park green space.
  • CruiseShip Terminal and the Trade & Convention Centre 5 minutes away.
  • Neighbouring Railtown district offers more shops, craft beer, boutique stores and cafes.
  • Schools: Vancouver Film School, John Casablancas, InFocus Film School, SELC Career College.



Hipster Culturally Diverse  Night Clubs Lounges and Restaurants Urban Living


Sea Bus Public Bus Sky Train
Bike Routes


Walkers Paradise


Transit Choices


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Gastown is a distinct neighbourhood that falls within the Downtown Vancouver West catchment for real estate search. Gastown is approximately 12 blocks of warehouse style condos and historic buildings that extend from Harbour Centre to the West all the way to Main Street to the East. Northern border are the waters of Vancouver Harbour and West Hastings to the South.


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