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Fairview

Fairview is home to one of Vancouver's most popular attractions, Granville Island, and also to Gallery Row in the South Granville shopping district. Fairview is in the central section of the city, from Granville Island along scenic False Creek to Science World, and south to Shaughnessy.

Neighbourhood history and heritage

Less than 100 years ago the False Creek and Fairview Slopes area were a forest of huge fir trees. Fairview was named in 1886 by CPR Land Commissioner L.A. Hamilton. Hamilton's survey established the numbered system of east-west avenues and named the cross streets after trees.

News in Fairview

A character home in Shaughnessy

Archived - First Shaughnessy designated Heritage Conservation Area

Sep 29, 2015 – The First Shaughnessy Heritage Conservation Area will protect historic homes from demolition while allowing for modest density increases, where appropriate.

Cars parked on street

Archived - Cambie Village parking permits expire February 28

Jan 28, 2014 – Remember to renew your annual residential parking permit. Renew your permit online, over the phone, or in person at City Hall, starting February 1.

Cars parked on street

Archived - South Granville parking permits expire February 28

Jan 28, 2014 – Remember to renew your annual residential parking permit. Renew your permit online, over the phone, or in person at City Hall, starting February 1.