This neighbourhood is able to maintain a pleasantly mature feeling complete with tree-lined streets, grassy boulevards and a variety of housing styles and sizes. This neighbourhood is a significant growth area for residential development. It’s central location is desirable for urbanites who want to be within walking distance of Quadra Village and within walking distance of the Douglas and Hillside transit corridors.
The neighbourhood is served by the commercial centre at the intersection of Hillside Avenue and Quadra Street known as Quadra Village. Quadra Village provides a mix of retail, service and small office facilities. This centre reveals its multi-cultural nature of the community with Caribbean, Dutch, Indian, Greek and Filipino food stores.
Hillside-Quadra residents enjoy 43 acres of parkland, including Summit Park which protects a rare Garry oak environment.