Monthly Archives: November 2015

980 Howe Street

Just as London buses are said to appear – you wait for ever and then five arrive at once – so it seemed a few years ago that office projects in Downtown Vancouver were arriving in a multi-million square foot … Continue reading

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Evan – 1908 Scotia Street

  Here’s another ‘artists studio’ project just completed in the Brewery Creek area of Mount Pleasant. We suspect that these days that very few artists end up in these buildings, despite the units being designed to accommodate their use by artists. The … Continue reading

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The One – West First Avenue

It’s also three years since we first posted this project by developers Pinnacle, continuing to build their South East False Creek properties with the next phase of development called The One at the corner of Manitoba and 1st Avenue. This has 215 condos in two 12 storey … Continue reading

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Nordstrom – Granville Street

Three years after we last posted about the Granville Street retail store that used to be home to Sears, and before that Eatons, we’re looking at how it turned out. We’re also publishing a number of posts on out companion … Continue reading

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626 Alexander Street

We posted the plans for this building when it was proposed almost exactly two years ago – and here it is finished. Because the new Downtown Eastside plan restricted the potential for condo ownership in the DEOD part of the DTES … Continue reading

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Coal Harbour Park restaurant

Back in 2011 we published an image of the two restaurants the Park Board were planning to have developed on Downtown waterfront spots. One was built relatively soon after, but the other stalled – until now. Originally designed by Acton … Continue reading

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273 East 4th Avenue

This project has been around for a year, but initially we couldn’t find any good renders to post. Now the project appears to have been approved, and sold. (We hope that means someone will build it). It’s a small triangular … Continue reading

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