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Living in Centretown

Centretown is sited in the heart of Ottawa’s downtown core. A mix of residential and commercial properties, several government buildings are also located in this area. The major commercial streets such as Elgin Street and Bank Street are where you’ll find shops, essential services, restaurants and various office buildings. By the east, Centretown is bounded by the beautiful Rideau Canal.

Centretown Housing

In Centretown you’re offered a mix of housing opportunities. Residential streets offer older single-family homes and also high and low-rise apartments and newer townhomes. You’ll find that 86% of Centretown’s housing consists of condominiums and low and high-rise apartments, 2.2% of semi-detached homes, 4.5% of single homes and 4.8% of row houses. In the 90s, Centretown gave rise to various condominiums north of Cooper Street.

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Centretown Jobs and Employment

With its close proximity to downtown, employment options are vast in Centretown. There are many types of occupation opportunities, including business, sales, management, health, government, trades, etc. Close to 45% of residents enjoy walking to work. In addition, the well-planned bus routes assure a safe and easy commute to all areas of Ottawa.

Is Centretown A Safe Neighbourhood?

Crime rates tend to rise with proximity to downtown; however, the crime rate in Ottawa, in general, is reasonably low, so even residents in urban areas can feel safe in their homes.

Centretown Activities

Centretown possesses over 100 restaurants, an abundance of grocery stores, and over 20 convenience stores, making it a premium destination for accessibility.

The Canadian Museum of Nature, Jack Purcell Park, Dundonald Park, the Central Bus Station and the Ottawa Curling Club are all located in this vibrant neighbourhood. As you explore the various areas Centretown has to offer, you’ll find a community filled with character and a sanctuary of entertainment, fine dining and living experiences.

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