Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ormidale Block – West Hastings Street

The Ormidale Block has been around since 1900. Originally designed by G W Grant, it has seen some minor architectural indignities over the years as the neighbourhood fell from its bustling past. Revitalisation is rapidly improving the business viability of this … Continue reading

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Wall False Creek

When we first posted Wall Centre False Creek just over two years ago it was an ever-growing hole across the street from the Village at False Creek (the Olympic Village). The project is on just one block – a much smaller area … Continue reading

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1107 Seymour Street

The details of this Downtown South proposal first showed up in August 2012. It’s a 15 storey rental building on the corner of Seymour and Helmcken Street. It was approved for rezoning in May 2013 to build 81 residential units and nearly 20,000 … Continue reading

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Imouto House – Alexander Street

For a while Imouto House looked like a stack of shipping containers that somebody took a cutting torch to. That’s because it is exactly that; Vancouver’s first recycled shipping container based housing project has 12 units of housing for Atira Women’s Resource Society. Imouto in … Continue reading

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