Fairview a Vancouver Neighborhood for Everyone

A Neighborhood For Everyone: Fairview

Fairview – one of Vancouver’s most ideal neighborhoods is encompassed by the Burrard Street Bridge to the West, the Cambie Street Bridge to the East and the Granville Street Bridge running through the heart of the neighborhood. Locals love this neighborhood for its vast variety of conveniences that include terrific shopping, world famous dining, beautiful parks, Granville Island and the quaintness of tree lined residential neighborhoods and urban developments.

Fairview has a Plethora of Shopping Districts and Amenities

Situated within the perfect hub of activity, Fairview offers an area that offers health related facilities such as the Vancouver General Hospital, the BC Cancer Agency, the BC Cancer Research Centre, BC Healthy Living Alliance, and the BC Centre for Disease Control. While these important health focused institutions make up a large portion of neighborhood employment, Fairview is rich in other amenities that make it a highly desirable hub.

Find shopping areas in the neighborhood that include  South Granville RiseCity Square Shopping Centre, and Granville Island where the year round farmer’s market, Granville Island Brewery and Emily Carr University can be found.

And while you may hear Fairview referred to as South Granville, South Granville is the name of the shopping district (in Fairview) that runs along Granville St. from the Granville Bridge to 16th Avenue and offers everything from big box stores to boutique shopping and amenities.

Fairview is Home to Some Famous Dining- a Foodies Paradise!

Foodies rejoice! Fairview is home to some of Vancouver’s most acclaimed restaurants. For fine-dining, find  West, four-time winner of Vancouver Magazine’s Restaurant of the Year Award, and the beloved Vij’s, proclaimed “among the finest Indian restaurants in the world,” by The New York Times. On Broadway, there is the always popular Cactus Club, the Southern-style BBQ Memphis Blues and Malaysian flare at Banana Leaf. Casual dining can be found lining the streets of Broadway, Granville and Cambie with no shortage of spectacular cafes either.

Convenient Access To Public Transportation

Getting around Fairview is easy on foot, cycling or by transit which can be found on many popular streets from Broadway, to Cambie to Granville, making downtown and the rest of Greater Vancouver easily accessed. Find two major Skytrain Stations at the Olympic Village Station and the Broadway-City Hall Station.

Fairview Has Beautiful Greenspace

Parks are scattered throughout the Fairview neighborhood.  Easily find greenspace to walk the dog, or a place to play tennis or soccer and playgrounds to take the kids. City parks include Charleson Park which is a must for the views of downtown- especially during the evening hours.

A Great Residential Neighborhood

Tree-lined streets tucked away offer low-rise apartments, townhouses, and newly-developed condos. Residents north of West Broadway enjoy panoramic views of the city core and the North Shore mountains and access to the famous Seawall.

The Fairview neighborhood is served by Kitsilano Secondary School and Eric Hamber Secondary School, as well as L’École BilingueEmily Carr Elementary SchoolEdith Cavell Elementary SchoolFalse Creek Elementary SchoolHenry Hudson Elementary SchoolShaughnessy Elementary School, and Trafalgar Elementary School, making this a comfortable neighborhood for both working professionals and families alike.

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