Strathcona Village

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Strathcona Village | Bullshit | A fake neighbourhood within a neighbourhood recently invented by real estate marketers challenged to improve prospective home owner perceptions of Strathcona so that a developer could gentrify sections of it for profit. See also SoMa, East Village, Crosstown.

Usage: “If I see one more #StrathconaVillage sellout hashtag I’m going to throw my phone at the wall. It’s Strathcona, for crissakes!”explore-the-lexicon

 

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  1. Strathcona Village refers to the development North of Hastings. Nobody is going to confuse it with Strathcona. PS – I assume you also have issue with the name “Commercial Drive”, a named used by developers in 1905 when they renamed Park Dr to Commercial to attract businesses – or was that “fake” as well ?

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