Neighbourhood in North Vancouver, BC
Central Lonsdale is where the heart of North Vancouver is. It is the most densely populated area of the city and features the most diverse real estate options...
For the City of North Vancouver, this is where the heart of the city is. It is the most densely populated area of the city and features the most diverse housing options. Within the neighbourhood, residents (and potential residents) have options such as both low-rise and high-rise condominium living, single family homes, or townhouses. Choices include either purchasing outright (recommended) or renting.
Apart from being the main commercial centre of this city, it is also home to one of the most prestigious hospitals within the Vancouver Coastal Health system, the Lions Gate Hospital.
Lonsdale Avenue, the main thoroughfare of North Vancouver, was name for Arthur Heywood-Lonsdale (1835-1897), who was a rower and landowner and the High Sheriff of two counties. He was also a substantial investor in North Vancouver. The avenue runs up from the docks at Lonsdale Quay well into the Upper Lonsdale neighbourhood where it curves and joins Montroyal Boulevard.
In 1912, a street car service ran up and down Lonsdale Avenue and as far as Lynn Valley. The system was decommissioned in 1947 giving way to the automobile and other forms of transit.
Growth for North Vancouver was gentle and slow but fortunes revived during the Second World War when production at the Wallace Shipyards by Lonsdale Quay built 164 cargo vessels, among them many Liberty Ships, and employed nearly 20,000 men and women from 1942 to 1945.
Hundreds of wartime houses were built to house these workers. Many of these homes have been replaced, but the housing boom continues in North Vancouver today.
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307 717 CHESTERFIELD Avenue in North Vancouver: Central Lonsdale Condo for sale in "Residences at Queen Mary" : MLS®# R2388728
307 717 CHESTERFIELD Avenue North Vancouver V7M 0C2 : Central Lonsdale
Search no longer! You will be impressed by the utilization of space in this 3 bedroom/2 bedroom & den condominium built by Polygon. An immaculate suite w/ modern decor. Featuring 9’ ceilings & an abundance of window space from every principal room. Appreciate the inviting outlook to the east overlooking Victoria Park’s beautiful gardens. Master bedroom includes walk in closet & full ensuite. An open plan kitchen, dining/living room with electric fireplace & laminate floors. Cooking is made easier with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, gas cook top & cabinets reaching the ceiling. This unit provides long term possibilities to grow a family. Queen Mary’s school offers day care facilities. Residences at Queen Mary is an attractive Polygon development in the heart of the Lonsdale corridor. This location allows you to work from home, walk to Lonsdale or the sea bus & use public transportation. Pets, rentals & barbecues welcome. Your North Shore Lifestyle awaits.
Listed by RE/MAX Dodi Thorhaug Realty
Data was last updated August 17, 2019 at 04:00 AM (UTC)
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Schools in Central Lonsdale
The Central Lonsdale area is serviced by the North Vancouver School District #44 and features some of the best elementary and secondary schools to choose from.
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