Neighbourhood Guide – Chinatown

LOWDOWN For the designer or tech worker looking for a historic neighbourhood with an artistic edge, Chinatown blends colorful Vancouver history with new, mid- and high-rise developments that appeal to dedicated urbanites seeking unique spaces.  Established in the late 1800's when CP Rail brought in thousands of workers from China to complete the railroad, this settlement flourished from a rough neighbourhood of (predominantly) male workers to a prosperous corner of the ...

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