Hintonburg is a neighbourhood of Ottawa. It is a historically working-class, predominately residential neighbourhood, with a commercial strip located along Wellington Street West. Hintonburg is very mixed in its character. The land use is very mixed, and has a mix of heritage buildings and recent additions. It is home to the Parkdale Farmer’s Market, located along Parkdale Avenue, just north of Wellington. Hintonburg is home to the Quartier Arts District, blends cultural expression, community spirit and heritage character to create a special neighbourhood that embraces all arts disciplines.
Mechanicsville is a neighbourhood of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It is located to the west of downtown and bordered by the Ottawa River to the north, the transitway railway to the east, Scott Street to the south, and Parkdale Avenue to the west. Along Parkdale Avenue, there are several newer highrise apartment buildings. The neighbourhood has good bus access and has experienced infilling of town homes in recent years. These include both low and high income housing.