Hastings is a transitioning neighbourhood known for its many different hats. Its boundaries encapsulate the trendy Railtown district, the Port of Vancouver, the Downtown Eastside and quieter residential enclaves that are home to an eclectic population. Hastings has great neighbours: to the west, the trendy Gastown neighbourhood with its upscale restaurants and trendy cocktail bars and to the southeast, Commercial Drive with its character and community vibe. Affordable prices have attracted trendy, first-time buyers and many new and exciting businesses are finding a home along Hastings.
Hastings Listing Reports
Public elementary schools in the neighbourhood include: Strathcona (568/944), Admiral Seymour Elementary School, and Sir William Macdonald Elementary. Public secondary school options include Britannia Secondary School (233/289) and Templeton Secondary School (188/289). Nearby private school options include: St. Francis of Assisi School (163/944), Our Lady of Sorrows School (1/944), The Westside School, Alexander Academy, and St. Francis Xavier School (52/944).
Housing options take many different shapes and sizes in this neighbourhood. In Railtown, boutique lofts are selling out, while as we move east, lots get bigger and single-family dwellings become more common. Duplexes are common here, as are houses built before 1980. The majority of people living in this neighbourhood are families, some with waterfront views along Wall Street.
Location and Transportation
Hastings is located on the north side of Vancouver, running along the Burrard Inlet. Its border to the West is Main Street, with Gastown’s buzzing town square just a few blocks away. Its eastern border is Nanaimo Street, and to the south, it’s Hastings Street. Closer to downtown, and after Clark Drive, it’s Venables.As for Transportation, public buses run along Hastings and up Commercial Drive connecting residents to downtown Vancouver, and the transportation hub at Commercial and Broadway. The entrance to Highway 1, which connects drivers to Whistler, or any destination east of the city, is just a short drive away.
Firehall Arts Centre
Located in a converted Firehall, the Firehall Arts Centre is a community minded theatre that is home to many eccentric productions. The Arts Centre also offers workshops and community engagements.
Woodland Park is a community park with two softball fields, ample green space, a field house and community garden.
The Waldorf Hotel
The Waldorf Hotel is a trendy hotel on East Hastings with a tiki bar, a restaurant, and event space for concerts, trivia nights, and more.
Market Report for Hastings
This is a Market Report for the Hastings Neighbourhood. This neighbourhood market report is a custom report which updates automatically with MLS data.
Hastings Market Reports
Overview - Last 30 days
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