A Few Things You Might Not Know About Kitsilano

A Few Things You Might Not Know About Kitsilano

Kitsilano is a thriving upscale community with a down-to-earth mentality. Its epic panoramic views, proximity to parks, beaches, shops, restaurants, trails, schools and Downtown, make Kits one of the most desirable places to live in Vancouver.

A few facts about Kits:

- Kitsilano is named after the Squamish Nation Chief Khatsahlano (X ats'alanexw).
- In the 60's Kits was well known as a countercultural hippie destination.
- Kitsilano has earned the title of "Vancouver's Best Neighbourhood several years running.
- National Geographic ranked Vancouver as a Top 10 Beach City thanks to Kits Beach.
- Kitsilano is also the birthplace of Lululemon.

If you'd like more information about the Kitsilano neighbourhood, I'd be happy to sit down with you at one of my favourite coffee joints - 49th Parallel. I'll even treat you to a Lucky's Doughnuts!

Photo cred: Conrad Olson