About Queensbury Homes For Sale And The Queensbury Area in North Vancouver
The Queensbury neighbourhood was one of the first areas in North Vancouver to be developed . Queensbury homes are located just south of Keith Road below Grand Boulevard and just to the east of the Lower Lonsdale area.
In the 1940′s the Lynn Valley Streetcar ran east on 4th street as far as Queensbury where it turned North and headed towards Grand Boulevard. Queensbury was home to wartime houses build in 1941-42 or the shipyard workers employed by Burrard Dry Dock and North Van Ship Repairs at the foot of Lonsdale. Today the trolley tracks are gone but some of the wartime houses are still there.
More recently there have been newer houses built in Queensbury giving this a neighbourhood a variety of homes from old to new. Queensbury home owners enjoy the close proximity to Lonsdale area shops, the vast Grand Boulevard park and easy commute across the Second Narrows bridge.
Although there are no schools located in the Queensbury, there are 2 nearby schools which service the children in this region, Ridgeway Elementary and Brooksbank Elementary are both within walking distance.