In the street houses were preserved in the Victorian style. The atmosphere here is a combination of history and modern times. From here Vancouver's history started.
On Water Street you will find many different cafes, bars, and restaurants, with stores and many lively city life. In summer this street gets busy with all sorts of festive celebrations and colors, including street artists, stalls, and more.
On the west side of the street you will see one of the city's attractions, the special and famous Steam-Clock of Gastown.