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Oakridge

Oakridge

Oakridge is a bustling area—a mix of residential neighbourhoods, a busy shopping mall, and Langara College. This area is also a hub for the city's Jewish community. For almost a century, Langara Golf Course has drawn golfers to the area. Oakridge is in south-central Vancouver, south of the gorgeous VanDusen Botanical Gardens.

One community near Oakridge has a community plan that has been recently completed:

Neighbourhood history and heritage

Although neighbouring Marpole and Kerrisdale experienced steady growth between 1908 and 1929, the community of Oakridge remained in its natural state until the early 1950s, when the CPR developed its land holdings for residential and commercial use.

History

Heritage

Initiatives in Oakridge

Oakridge mall

Oakridge Centre redevelopment

The City is reviewing a proposal for a mixed use development at Oakridge Centre that will include buildings up to 45 storeys with commercial, office, residential and public amenity space.

The Pearson Dogwood site

Policy statement

The Pearson Dogwood Policy Statement (2014) guides redevelopment of the Marpole site at Cambie and 57th into a mixed-use community with health care facilities.

Aerial view of Langara Gardens

Langara Gardens policy planning program

The City - at the request of Peterson and Concert Properties - is undertaking a comprehensive planning study to consider the future of Langara Gardens.

Cambie Street Corridor

Cambie Corridor Planning Program

The Cambie Corridor Planning Program guides long-term growth in areas along Cambie Street and its surrounding neighbourhoods.

Community organizations and events

We support and fund these community resources

Road closures and construction

Find information about road closures and traffic delays due to road construction projects and special events in Vancouver.

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.