Monthly Archives: January 2017

Five Ten Seymour Street

This project started out as something of a mystery in June 2013 – an office building for a site on the corner of West Pender and Seymour Street. There were two older 2-storey buildings, one a sushi restaurant and the other … Continue reading

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275 West 5th Avenue

Until recently, Hudson Plating had one of the heavier industrial operations in the Mount Pleasant industrial area. Now they’ve sold that location, and some serious site remediation is taking place. PC Urban are showing a render of the project they … Continue reading

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Main and Union

This still isn’t quite a rezoning proposal, but it is a pre-proposal that’s about to head to an initial public open house. It’s for a site that’s one of very few where the Downtown Eastside Plan allows the possibility of 150 … Continue reading

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1296 West Broadway

The Denny’s on West Broadway, with its surface parking lot, has been an obvious contender for redevelopment for years. Here’s a rezoning to build a 16-storey mixed-use building with retail at grade and 153 rental units above. As illustrated so far, … Continue reading

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Crosstown School

There was a site reserved for a new elementary school at International Village for many years. Part of the site was developed as a childcare, completed at the end of 2009, and now Francl Architecture have designed a 510 place school … Continue reading

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1550 Alberni Street

Today there’s a rather tired 1972 office building, but the West End Plan permited a condo tower up to 500 feet tall. The site was acquired by Westbank and over the past 18 months they’ve successfully seen the site rezoned with an … Continue reading

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1170 Barclay Street

Somehow we missed this proposal made in the middle of 2016. It’s to add to a heritage rental building in the West End with a set back contemporary two floor addition, designed by Hearth Architectural Inc. There would be 12 … Continue reading

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