Monthly Archives: August 2011

Belmont Inn

We haven’t found any pictures of this project yet, but the Vanvouver Heritage Commission recently reviewed (and broadly supported) a current development application on East Hastings Street for the Belmont Inn. The Inn is a 3-storey 1904 building that sits next-door-but-one to … Continue reading

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Burns Block

The hoardings have finally come off the Burns Block at 18 West Hastings Street, the triangular-shaped building next to the old rail CP right-of-way. Originally built in 1909 by Patrick Burns as the headquarters for his meat packing business, it was converted to … Continue reading

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Park Board Eateries

Two new waterside restaurants coming to opposite sides of the Downtown Peninsula. On the left, the English Bay Bistro is now under construction, replacing the rather sorry concession stand of years gone by. The 4,000 sq ft replacement is designed … Continue reading

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