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Mount Pleasant, Vancouver – Booming and Bustling

Mount Pleasant is located close to downtown Vancouver, making it easy for residents to access various areas of the city via public transportation. A mix of natural and urban elements helps to keep things interesting, and local businesses range from breweries to retail stores to restaurants. The neighbourhood is home to Vancouver City Hall and the mayor’s office, as well as the site of Olympic Village, which was built for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

Located in the southern section of the city below the downtown area, Mount Pleasant extends from Cambie Street in the west to Clark Drive in the east, and from False Creek in the north to 16th Avenue (W and E) in the south. Mount Pleasant is a busy neighbourhood, with plenty to see and do, from artistic performances to recreational pursuits. Parks include both natural areas and play structures, and False Creek provides a place to enjoy wildlife viewing and birdwatching. The neighbourhood has a young, trendy feel with vibrant local businesses and various events.


Mount Pleasant, Vancouver

Mount Pleasant, Vancouver

Entertainment, Restaurants, Cafes

Theatre and art are popular pastimes in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood. The BMO Theatre Centre is a newer building that houses the Goldcorp Stage, rehearsal rooms, theatre company offices, and wardrobe rooms. The theatre seats 240 people and has state-of-the-art sound equipment. The theatre is home to the Arts Club Theatre Company, which is the largest theatre company in Western Canada, and hosts numerous plays, events, and performances throughout the year. The Beaumont is a combination of an art gallery, an art studio, and a venue for various events. The non-profit art gallery showcases works in a variety of media by emerging and established artists. Exhibitions normally involve a formal opening reception with an artist talk session. The studio area is home to a collective of artists, including musicians, painters, photographers, videographers, writers, and jewelry makers. There are two event venues located at the Beaumont that provide space for a variety of events including functions, performances, and photo or video shoots.

There are many dining options in the neighbourhood, mostly located in the commercial pockets along major routes. Seven Dining Lounge on West Broadway is a bustling venue that serves comfort food classics like cheeseburgers, pulled pork sandwiches, mac and cheese, and chicken wings. The lounge offers live entertainment most nights, from band performances to comedy shows. Lucy’s Eastside Diner on Main Street is a quirky, retro establishment that is open 24 hours. The menu features many hearty diner staples, including all-day breakfast specials, as well as adult versions of milkshakes with shots of liquor. For Northern Indian cuisine, residents can head to Nirvana Restaurant on Main Street, which offers simple décor and friendly service. Customers can choose to enjoy their brightly flavoured dishes at the restaurant or have them delivered.

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Real Estate

Apartments make up the majority of the housing options in Mount Pleasant, with some detached and semi-detached single-family homes and duplexes also available. The average price for a single-family home is $1,923,600, which is slightly higher the average price for residential real estate in Vancouver overall ($1,830,000). The population of Mount Pleasant is 26,400, and this has increased slightly over the past 10 years. Families make up 42% of the population here, 13% are couples, and 45% are single. The average annual income is $48,394, which is below the average annual income in the city as a whole, and 56% of residents are university or college educated.


Pollution / Noise

Much like other neighbourhoods in the urban centre of Vancouver, Mount Pleasant can sometimes experience air quality issues from industry sources and heavy traffic on major highways. This is normally only an issue when winds are calm for extended periods. Due to its proximity to the downtown area and major entertainment and commercial sections, the neighbourhood can experience noise issues at times.

Crime Rate

Mount Pleasant has a mid-range crime rate compared with other neighbourhoods in the city, with the most common types of crime here being theft under $5,000, theft from a vehicle, and breaking and entering.



Schools in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood include Mount Pleasant Elementary, Saint Patrick Regional Secondary School, Florence Nightingale Elementary, St. Patrick’s Elementary School, St. Francis Xavier School, Simon Fraser Elementary, David Thompson Middle School, and Sir Charles Tupper Secondary School.

Post-secondary institutions in the neighbourhood include SchoolCreative Institute of the Arts, Native Education College, Vancouver College of Counsellor Training, Vancouver Community College, and the Royal Canadian Institute of Technology. Other post-secondary options can be found in nearby neighbourhoods.

Public Transportation

Mount Pleasant has numerous public transportation routes running through it. TransLink bus routes include 3, 4, 7, 8, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, and 84. The SkyTrain Canada Line also runs near the neighbourhood. These routes connect Mount Pleasant to all areas of the city, as well as surrounding communities.


Family Life

Habitat Island is a small man-made island park that is located on False Creek. Walking paths wind through trees and rocky areas, and during high tide, the island is surrounded by water. The island is home to many species of plants, as well as crabs, starfish, barnacles, and a variety of birds and small animals. It offers beautiful views of creek and city skyline. Hinge Park features a playground, an off-leash dog area, picnic tables, benches, grassy areas, and a rainwater wetland. Jonathan Rogers Park is a well-maintained area that has a soccer field, a softball diamond, a playground, restroom facilities, and a community garden. China Creek North Park offers walking trails, a playground, a soccer field, and two softball diamonds and has amazing views of the city from higher points on the walking trails.

The Creekside Community Recreation Centre includes a gymnasium, dance and yoga studios, a fitness centre, and meeting and event spaces. Outside, the centre has a waterfront restaurant, a paddling launch, and a kayak and dragon boat centre. Registered and drop-in programs for people of all ages are offered at the centre, including dance, martial arts, soccer, music, art, paddling, yoga, badminton, basketball, pickleball, table tennis, volleyball, and general interest. Mount Pleasant Community Centre has dance and yoga studios, a games room, a gymnasium, a climbing wall, and a fitness centre. Classes and programs at the centre include art, yoga, badminton, dance, and other sports and recreational activities. The centre is also home to a café, as well as the Mount Pleasant branch of the Vancouver Public Library.


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