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Kensington-Cedar Cottage

Kensington-Cedar Cottage has a wide social and demographic mix, with an impressive range of ethnic groups who contribute richly to Vancouver's cultural diversity. This area also has a thriving colony of artists, many in residential live/work studios. Kensington-Cedar Cottage lies in the centre of east Vancouver, with scenic views from the top of the city's east-west ridge, and running down to beautiful Trout Lake, an urban lake and park.

The northern part of Kensington-Cedar Cottage is included in the community plan underway for:

Neighbourhood history and heritage

Kensington-Cedar Cottage combines two historic neighbourhoods: Cedar Cottage, located north of Kingsway to Broadway, between Clark and Knight Streets and Nanaimo Street; and Kensington, located south of Kingsway to 41st Avenue, between Fraser and Nanaimo Streets.



Events in Kensington-Cedar Cottage

Britannia Renewal - Open House 

Sat, Sep 23, 12:00pm–4:00pm
Britannia Community Services Centre

Wild Salmon Caravan - Art Workshops 

Tue, Sep 26, 12:00pm–5:00pm
Britannia Community Services Centre

Reconciliation in Action: Drive the Change 

Tue, Sep 26, 1:00pm–6:00pm
Britannia Community Services Centre

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News in Kensington-Cedar Cottage

Kensington-Cedar Cottage Community Vision Plan

A Community Vision Plan is the result of a comprehensive, collaborative local planning process.

Read the Kensington-Cedar Cottage Community Vision Plan  4.04 MB

Read the Kingsway and Knight Neighbourhood Centre Housing Plan  375 KB

Read the Shopping Area Public Realm Plan  521 KB

Community organizations and events

We support and fund these community resources

Streets and transportation

Vancouver is responsible for building and maintaining our roads, sidewalks and public spaces, managing how city streets are used, and creating land use and urban design policies

Explore public art

Discover our featured public art. Go on self-guided walking tours. Find public art by neighbourhood, artwork, or artist.

Grants and awards

View information on grants and funding for arts and culture, strong communities, and sustainability.

Growing food

Vancouver supports and promotes growing local food, through community gardens and other urban agriculture initiatives, promoting sustainability, and building stronger communities.

Zoning districts, maps, and regulations

Our zoning regulations govern how development occurs in Vancouver. Find a zoning map, zone descriptions, and the Zoning & Development Bylaw.