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About Downtown Vancouver
Living in Downtown Vancouver
Downtown Vancouver consists of the southeastern portion of the peninsula in the north-central part of the city of Vancouver, just above the river, west of I-5. Downtown Vancouver is well deserved of being considered the central business district and main city centre of the city of Vancouver. Lining the streets of Downtown Vancouver are a mixture of historic and modern style buildings, businesses fill the blocks between Fifth Street and East Mill Plain Boulevard.
Downtown Vancouver includes the art district offering public art displays such as murals and sculptures throughout the city. First Fridays offer rotating art exhibits and downtown business specials. Food trucks, craft breweries and cafes are available throughout the city to offer residents and visitors alike a taste of the city life. The Vancouver Farmers Market is open on the weekends in Esther Short Park, where outdoor events are also held.
Due to downtown Vancouver being surrounded by water on three sides, access to downtown is limited. The Lions Gate Bridge connects to the North Shore and the Trans Canada Highway, while Burrard Street Bridge, Cambie Street Bridge and Granville Street Bridge connect to the areas south of False Creek providing access to commercial and residential areas. Bus routes offer access to various stops in downtown Vancouver as well as some suburban areas. Downtown Vancouver also offers subway service on the Expo Line or the Canada Line. The Vancouver International Airport is conveniently linked to the subway line. The West Coast Express is a commuter rail offering transportation Waterfront Station to the eastern suburbs. A passenger only ferry, the SeaBus offers access from Waterfront Station to the North Shore in less than fifteen minutes. Transportation in downtown Vancouver is definitely not lacking and offers plenty of options, there are even taxi services as an option.
Schools in Downtown Vancouver
The residents of Downtown Vancouver are served by the Vancouver Public Schools. Unfortunately, the schools in Downtown are not the best schools in the area. According to Greatschools.org, Hough Elementary School comes in with the average rating of 5/10; which is average. However, Hudson's Bay High School is rated a 3/10 and Discovery Middle School is only rated a 2/10. The schools in Downtown Vancouver could obviously use a bit of work.
Homes in Downtown Vancouver
Downtown Vancouver consists mostly of commercial property, businesses throughout have the city constantly buzzing. However, there is a residential neighborhood which includes Granville Mall, the Entertainment District, Gastown, Chinatown, Japantown and Downtown's South. The residential neighborhoods consist of mostly high-rise apartments and condominiums. Downtown Vancouver has so much to offer its residents but, raising a family here may not make downtown a first choice for many, mainly because of the schools offered in this area and the lack of yards for the kids to safely play in.