Mount Pleasant is Vancouver’s hottest new up-and-coming area of town and a popular area for creative professionals, business owners, first-time home buyers, and families. Known for its eclectic crowd, Mount Pleasant boasts several breweries and relaxed atmosphere bars, unique stores, and local coffee shops full of arts students. This pedestrian and bike-friendly neighbourhood is known for vibrant community events and seasonal street festivals. The area is well serviced by public transportation and easy to get around by bike or car.
Mount Pleasant is home to Emily Carr University, several elementary schools, and Vancouver’s City Hall. Housing in Mount Pleasant consists of low-rise apartment complexes, detached heritage homes on single lots, and new higher-end condos and lofts. The area is rapidly growing with many of the condos undergoing construction. Mount Pleasant’s main dining and nightlife strip is located along Main Street. Word of mouth has helped these local businesses thrive, as well as the residents in the area being loyal customers. Offering a lot of gift shops with handmade and one-of-a-kind pieces, there is something for everyone on Main Street.