Monthly Archives: August 2015

Lightworks – 22 East 5th Avenue

The Urban Design Panel review this Mount Pleasant industrial/office project, and sent it away for further design work. Now re-worked, christened ‘Lightworks’ and apparently approved, the project incorporates the façade (or the corner) of a 1930s industrial building with manufacturing … Continue reading

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717 Davie Street

We’ve now got more details on an initially mysterious new development application scheduled for an October Development Permit Board meeting. It’s for 94 residential units, in a 7-storey building, designed by MCM Architects. It’s already been reviewed by the Urban Design Panel; here’s … Continue reading

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Gore and Powell

  This project took a while to be developed, but it’s a great improvement for the neighbourhood. It’s one of the more innovative adaptive reuse projects in the city. The unused pre-trial centre (closed in 2002) has been converted to 96 non-market housing … Continue reading

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The Arc – 89 Nelson Street

This site has had three earlier names; it’s also been 10 Terry Fox Way, 47 Nelson Street and Area 5B of the BC Place/Expo District. It’s half of the remaining Concord Pacific land immediately to the west of the BC … Continue reading

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