Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Beasley

Another Downtown tower just about ‘done’ and getting it’s final fixes before the owners (and probably tenants) move in. The curiously titled building (well yes, he is the former co-director of the city’s planning department, but he’s by no means … Continue reading

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BC Place (and that’s how it’ll stay)

So the redevelopment of BC Place is officially finished – although apparently there will be crews on site after the opening games are over, finishing things up. There seems to be universal approval for the space inside the building, and apart from … Continue reading

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Richards

Once the home of Richards on Richards (a nightclub), Madame Cleo’s (probably licenced by the city as a ‘body rub parlour’), The C-Fox radio station, and the most expensive house in the Downtown area, Richards is all but finished. The … Continue reading

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Terry Fox version 2.0

While the crews continue to put the finishing touches on the new stadium behind, the replacement Terry Fox Memorial was unveiled today. The four bronze statues capture the hop-step that was a Terry Fox trademark. The Douglas Coupland designed tribute … Continue reading

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Centre for Digital Media

Here’s the first building (finally!) being built on the Great Northern Way campus shared by all Vancouver’s significant post-secondary institutions. This Musson Cattell Mackey designed building has 76 rental studios for students as well as a 15,000 square feet meeting, teaching and studio … Continue reading

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West Broadway Office

The Blue Sky Properties development application for a 10-storey office to sit on the south-east corner of Broadway and Oak (to replace an ageing mini-mall) moved a step closer to reality with a final check-in with the Urban Design Panel … Continue reading

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