The neighbourhood of Hastings stretches along East Hastings Street, from its western border of Main Street to Clark Drive. At Clark, the border heads south to Venables Street and to its eastern border at Nanaimo Street. Though East Hastings has been plagued with community issues, the signs of change are noticeable. New condominiums flank funky cafes and bars. The north-west section of this area is called Railtown and has become one of the city’s leading-edge districts.