Monthly Archives: July 2011

Uptown

Another project we’ve overlooked until now; Uptown is under construction behind the Biltmore Hotel. Sorry, the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel. Really, if you were stopped and asked where that was, would you have a clue? The Biltmore – no problem. … Continue reading

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1050 Expo Boulevard

Another of the non-market sites being built with BC Housing funding on City-owned sites moved a little closer to development in July. 1050 Expo Boulevard was originally going to be a 139 unit 9 storey high concrete structure. Presumably the … Continue reading

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Screen change

The rezoning for the Marine Gateway scheme was approved at a Public Hearing at City Hall in mid July. A part of the mixed use project includes a new multi-screen movie theatre, a recreational opportunity currently missing from the southern … Continue reading

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OnQue

The slightly peculiarly titled ‘OnQue’ (presumably On Quebec Street) is just reaching completion on East Broadway at Quebec Street. Replacing the Legion’s poppy factory, a more appropriate name might be ‘Finally’. The first proposal for the site was made back in … Continue reading

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