Welcome to the Vancouver Lexicon. Its purpose is to pin down the patois of the City of Vancouver by recording its toponyms, nicknames, slang terms, personalities, places, and other Van-centric things. Full A-Z here.
Produce Row | place, toponym | The stretch of Malkin Avenue facing Strathcona Park and RV Alley. It is so named on account of the dozen-plus wholesale produce companies that supply many of Vancouver’s groceries and restaurants with fresh fruits and vegetables every day.
Usage: “I wonder what will happen when the viaducts come down and Produce Row sees its traffic increased by a billion percent…”