Beautifully gritty.

The vibe: vibrant, industrial, diverse, tenacious, strong

The place for: murals, restaurants, community gardens, thrift stores, maker spaces

Don’t miss out on: brewery hopping on your bike (tip: start in South Flatz and ride to Strathcona).

Resilient and proud like the people and businesses who call this neighbourhood home, Strathcona is like no other part of the city. Its repurposed industrial buildings and proximity to downtown make this neighbourhood a mecca for artists, designers, musicians, and creative entrepreneurs. Strathcona is much more than a location. It’s a place with diverse people—different cultures, experiences and backgrounds—sharing one community.

Let’s meet the neighbours.

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Let’s meet the neighbours.