With galleries and boutiques leading the way, a historic downtown Vancouver neighborhood is coming into its own. Here, where to see and be seen.
Rennie Collection at Wing Sang: Culture mavens seek out works by risk-taking artists such as Mona Hatoum and Richard Jackson at this opium factory turned gallery. 51 E. Pender St.
Peking Lounge: The museum-like showroom peddles a carefully curated mix of contemporary furniture and Chinese antiques (vintage armoires and chairs; Tang dynasty clay ladies). 83 E. Pender St.