Shaughnessy is one of Vancouver’s most affluent neighbourhoods, with historic homes dating back to the 1900s.
This area of town is known to be lush with large trees and greenery lining the large blocks. Residents in this area are in the higher income bracket. In Shaughnessy you will find several private high schools, parks and community centres. VanDusen Botanical Gardens, a stunning garden sprawling over 22 hectares of lush landscape, draws visitors to take a guided tour, host an event, check out the educational exhibits, or experience the Festival of Lights. Shaughnessy is also home to the Heritage Society, which hosts historically rich tours of the village neighbourhood.