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A very diverse community lives within the Strathcona neighbourhood, and this is reflected in the shops, cafes and eateries throughout the area. Housing in Strathcona can vary with single-family homes, multi-family homes like duplexes, or townhomes and condos. This availability of housing types will depend greatly on the placement within the neighbourhood, with condos and townhomes concentrated around mass transit, such as SkyTrain stations.

Culture & Creativity in Strathcona, Vancouver East

Strathcona has a long history stretching back to being one of the earliest settled areas of Vancouver. Its history involves railroads, population growth, diaspora communities and even touches of stardom. Rock musician Jimi Hendrix once lived in this neighbourhood, specifically near Hogan’s Alley, as he lived with his grandmother. Today, this diversity is best seen in the neighbourhood’s culture and creativity. 

Strathcona’s culinary landscape reflects its storied multicultural tapestry, allowing for international cuisine to manifest in various restaurants and cafes, while also allowing for up-and-coming talents to flex their creativity and push boundaries. For as many sandwich shops, coffee roasters and cocktail bars there are family restaurants, breweries and vegan cafes. Some of these proprietors take a multi-talented approach to their business, mixing food service with selling locally-produced or thoughtfully-curated wares. As a result, it’s always an adventure to find a new place in Strathcona. 

The neighbourhood boasts many community amenities such as the Vancouver Japanese Language School, the nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona Public Library, the Strathcona Community Centre, and the Strathcona Residents Association. There are further community resources and organisations which put on cultural events and experiences, reflecting the area’s storied past as a gathering place for immigrant diaspora communities.

Opportunities to Enjoy Strathcona Outdoors

There are lots of opportunities for recreation and enjoyment in the Strathcona Neighbourhood. Chief among these is Strathcona Park. At Strathcona Park there is a Community Garden, a Running Track, Tennis Court and Skatepark. Additionally, Trillium Park’s playing fields and Thornton Park provide outdoor spots to enjoy sunny days. Towards the western edge of the Strathcona neighbourhood, the False Creek Seawall is within close proximity providing pedestrians and cyclists a picturesque oceanfront path.

Fun & Fame Factors

  • Strathcona Park
  • Trillium Park
  • Cafes & Restaurants
  • Thornton Park
  • Emily Carr University of Art + Design
  • Strathcona Community Garden
  • Strathcona Park Running Track
  • Columbia College
  • Strathcona Skate Park

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Active Listings for Sale in Strathcona (Vancouver East)

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538 Union Street, Strathcona, Vancouver East

538 Union Street
Strathcona, Vancouver East


Listed by RE/MAX Select Realty

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810 Hawks Avenue, Strathcona, Vancouver East

810 Hawks Avenue
Strathcona, Vancouver East


Listed by Keller Williams Realty VanCentral

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913 Station Street, Strathcona, Vancouver East

913 Station Street
Strathcona, Vancouver East


Listed by 2 Percent Realty West Coast

841 Keefer Street
Strathcona, Vancouver East


Listed by Engel & Volkers Vancouver

401 - 231 E Pender Street
Strathcona, Vancouver East


Listed by Pospischil Realty Group

708 - 384 E 1st Avenue
Strathcona, Vancouver East


Listed by Keller Williams Elite Realty

312 - 626 Alexander Street
Strathcona, Vancouver East


Listed by Keller Williams Elite Realty

317 - 1128 East Georgia Street
Strathcona, Vancouver East


Listed by Framework Marketing Inc.

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