Gastown was named after “Gassy Jack Deighton” who was the first to open a saloon here in 1876. The real estate in Gastown is a mix of heritage loft conversions, new condos, and multi-level townhomes. The area that Gastown encompasses spans from Seymour and West Cordova, to Main Street where it meets Powell and Alexander Street. Over the past 10 years, Gastown has undergone an amazing transformation and has become a haven for artists and young professionals seeking a neighbourhood that is exciting and full of history and character. If you’re interested in learning more about real estate opportunities in historic Gastown, contact Vancouver Realtor Justin Leigh.