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This is our building! It's short in the front, long in the back. A great mullet for happy hackers! Currently this is the sixth iteration of Vancouver Hack Space, and one of the largest we've been able to inhabit so far. We're truly excited for all the great projects we can get started on now that we have this building.


We're located at 1601 Venables St., at the corner of Woodland Drive, 2 blocks West of Commercial Drive. The front door is normally locked to the public, but keyholders voluntarily open the space to other members. Our open house nights are always on Tuesdays 7:30-10:30pm, where we welcome the community to come down, say hi, and work on a project.

Getting Here:

Transit from Downtown:

  • Take the #20 from downtown along Hastings and up commercial drive to Venables. Walk down Venables
  • Take the #22 from downtown along Pender and Prior to Clark. Walk up Venables
  • Take the #95 up Hastings to commercial drive, then take the #20 to Venables and walk

Transit from Elsewhere:

  • Take the train to Commercial Broadway and then take the #20 down Commercial Drive to Venables
  • Take the #22 from Knight St.

Bike Share

  • There is a bike share nearby on Adanac and Woodland drive just around the corner


There is free street parking on Woodland drive and temporary parking in the alleyway behind VHS.
There is also free 2-hour street parking out front on Venables from 9am to 6pm Monday to Saturday

We will have bike racks out front for locking up Soon™. In the mean time, there are suitable poles and trees nearby. No bike shed.


Our bay doors at the back are large and wheelchair accessible, though our front door and side door are not.

To see if VHS is open right now, check Is VHS Open?


Rose Bush

Please water the rose bush

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