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Hastings Street has deep roots and is a very historical part of Vancouver


The Hastings district in the northeastern part of Vancouver and is one of those neighbourhoods where “what’s old is new again”, as this area is one of the oldest and equally newest communities in Vancouver – with a small section running from Main Street to Clark Drive, and from Hastings Street to the Burrard Inlet. As well, the larger portion of this area extends from Clark Drive to Nanaimo Street, and from Venables to the Burrard Inlet.

Although many various parts of Vancouver were constructed simultaneously when the Pacific Railway came to town, Hastings was a throughway that made it possible for people to actually get in and out of many of these communities, and remains a main road to this day.

Having undergone much development over the years, Hastings has become a popular place in which to buy real estate, offering every convenience one would want living in Vancouver.

The Livability of Hastings

Hastings is a very long stretch of roadway with a variety of single-family homes for sale, along with a good mix of townhouses and condos available also. It provides popular eateries such as Nonna’s Table Café & Pizzeria, delivering a massive mound of tasty starch-based dishes to your table, often received after standing in line for quite some time for this dining privilege.

This is just one of the many staples found along Hastings, and with an easy commutes in and out of Downtown Vancouver, your options and lifestyle choices can be as vast and varied as you choose.

The History of Hastings

Hastings Street has deep roots and is a very historical part of Vancouver. The story goes, that back in 1066 a battle was waged – known as “The Battle of Hastings”. Then, in 1869, Admiral George Fowler Hastings from the Royal Navy, made himself known by declaring this area as “The Hastings Townsite”, offering one of the first Vancouver locations with a roadway, hotel and post office. As well, homes in the area offered telephones and commute-friendly opportunities on the first ferry running from the Burrard Inlet to Victoria – all thanks to this Hastings Townsite.

Hastings also became a popular vacation destination, thought of as a beach resort due to its beachfront location, along with exciting entertainment like Hasting Racetrack and the PNE – which came about in 1910.

The Future of Hastings

Hastings has remained a desirable and accessible community throughout the years, and continues to be an optimal choice for single-family real estate opportunities, providing single professionals and families alike the ability to buy into the Hastings neighbourhood. If this is an opportunity you are interested in, I would love to help you discover why Hastings is so beloved in Vancouver, and assist you in finding the right home for you!


East Van is home to all walks of life, and offers everything from luxurious to affordable and modern to collectables. East Vancouver houses vary in builds from spacious to quaint and single families to multi families. East Van is bordered to the north by the Burrard Inlet, with the Fraser River to the south, and the city of Burnaby to the east. In addition, the community of East Van is divided by Ontario Street on the West Side of Vancouver. Which spans quite a large area and giving people a variety of real estate buying options on every corner. I am here to help you make that happen.

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