Yaletown, Vancouver BC

A Vibrant Neighbourhood in Downtown Vancouver.

Yaletown is a neighbourhood in Vancouver that is a vibrant and happening area right in downtown. Yaletown used to be an industrial district filled with warehouses and rail yards, but since the 1986 World’s Fair, it’s undergone a massive transformation. Now it’s one of the trendiest and most densely populated neighbourhoods in the city. The location is pretty awesome too, with False Creek, Robson, and Homer Streets bordering it.

Yaletown is a hot spot for urban living, with its high-rise condos and converted warehouses that offer breathtaking views of the city and the water. According to bode.ca1, a website that allows homeowners to sell their properties without a REALTOR®, the average price of a condo in Yaletown in 2023 was around $1.2 million2, up from $1 million in 2020. The demand for condos here is high, and it’s no surprise. People want that urban lifestyle with easy access to amenities and transportation. The only downside is that there aren’t many opportunities for new development in the area, so the supply of condos is limited. But all signs point to Yaletown remaining a top choice for real estate investment and a fantastic place to live.


Yaletown has lots of options for education. We’ve got Elsie Roy Elementary School3, which happens to be the first new elementary school to open in an inner-city Vancouver neighbourhood since 1975. They serve grades K-7 and offer a bunch of cool programs and activities like music, art, sports, and technology. And if you’re looking for other options, there are several public and private schools nearby, like The Westside School4, St. Patrick’s Elementary5, Lions Gate Montessori School6, and Claren Academy7. Claren Academy is especially cool because it’s all about technology and creativity, giving students a strong academic foundation while nurturing their creativity and happiness in a changing world.

Now, let’s get to the good stuff – the food and fun! Yaletown is famous for its incredible restaurants, bars, and nightspots. If you’re a seafood lover, you’ve got to check out Blue Water Café8. For a more casual vibe, Cactus Club9 is a local favourite. And when the sun goes down, Bar None Nightclub10 is where the party’s at! Oh, and if you’re looking for some retail therapy or need some services, Yaletown has got you covered. Urban Fare11 is a gourmet market that locals love, and Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre12 hosts all kinds of arts and learning programs. If you’re into sports or live events, BC Place Stadium and Queen Elizabeth Theatre are right nearby. And don’t forget about the Vancouver Art Gallery13, a must-visit spot for art enthusiasts.

Yaletown is a neighbourhood that perfectly blends history and modernity, culture and entertainment, convenience and comfort. It’s the place to experience the best that Vancouver has to offer. 

(1) Bōde Canada | Buy or Sell your home with a realtor. https://bode.ca/

(2) Market Data | Understand the real estate market | Bode Canada. https://bode.ca/market-data

(3) Elsie Roy Elementary School | Vancouver School Board. https://www.vsb.bc.ca/elsie-roy

(4) The Westside School. https://thewestsideschools.ca/

(5) St. Patrick’s Elementary School. https://spev.ca/

(6) Lions Gate Montessori School. https://www.lionsgatemontessori.org/
(7) Claren Academy. https://www.clarenacademy.org/
(8) Blue Water Cafe | Vancouver Seafood Restaurant. https://www.bluewatercafe.net/
(9) Cactus Club | Yaletown. https://www.cactusclubcafe.com/locations/yaletown/
(10) Bar None Nightclub. https://barnoneclub.com/
(11) Urban Fare | Yaletown. https://www.urbanfare.com/sm/pickup/rsid/7615/yaletown/
(12) Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre. https://www.roundhouse.ca/
(13) Vancouver Art Gallery. https://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/