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The New Discovery of Gastown

Blog by Claire LeLacheur | June 12th, 2010

Guest Blogger Regina Hermuller - Realtor and Proud Resident of Gastown

Over the past 2 years Gastown and Vancouver's Downtown East side has ceased to be a dirty word. The whole neighbourhood has taken a completely new direction. New restaurants, funky designer shops, and developers popping out with new condo developments all over the place.

Stretching from Main to Columbia and Alexander to Hastings, this diverse little neighbourhood houses a whole selction of fun converting this neighbourhood into a new trendsetting district.

In the past two years new developments such as the Paris Block, East, Koret Lofts, Living 33, Woodwards, Terminus, Greensheilds, Garage, Smart, have inspired first time home buyers, and investors, alike to come flocking to the neighbourhood.

In addition, these scant few blocks offer unique and funky restaurants that make you want to come for dinner and stay for breakfast. Including Cobre, The Pourhouse, Chill Winston, Salty Tongue. Sitar, Veras Burger Shack, Jules Bistro, Irish Heather and 2 Chefs and A Table, all of these fetching amazing reviews from foodies all over town.

Historic Gastown has attracted amazing interior design stores and architects alike. Check out this area day or night, rain or shine and I guarantee you will be surprised and delighted about your new discoveries.

Make this area part of your next outing.

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