Monthly Archives: August 2012

1601 West 7th Avenue

Another of the City / Province non-market housing projects has been completed. This one is a 9 storey building that sits next to the Fir Street off-ramp at the southern end of the Granville Bridge. There are 62 units in the … Continue reading

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Maynards – West 2nd Avenue

We published the developer’s images of Cressey’s ‘James’ and Aquilini’s ‘Maynards Block’ projects 15 months ago. Now both are effectively completed. Here’s Maynards, with the retained heritage building on the corner of Wylie Street and W 2nd Ave, and the curved face … Continue reading

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Italia – West 7th Avenue

Over the past few years there have been a series of mid-height towers built in a small area running downhill from West Broadway between Fir Street and Burrard Street. Westbank Projects are building a tower a little closer to Granville … Continue reading

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Soho Building – 1132 Hamilton Street

Just completing in Yaletown, here’s another project to show that these days commercial space can be as important as residential space. The Soho building dates back to 1912, one of the warehouses that line the rail docks of Mainland Street (buildings these days … Continue reading

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