Monthly Archives: March 2017

58 West Hastings Street

This rezoning in the Downtown Eastside has been anticipated for some time. The site is big, and has been vacant for several years. It was last owned by Concord Pacific, who designed a condo project here, but some years later … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown Eastside | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

401 West Georgia Street

The address of this office project is a bit misleading – it actually faces onto Dunsmuir Street. There’s an existing office building that stretches the entire length of a block of Homer Street, with an early 1980s office tower designed by Aitken Smith Carter. … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

530 and 575 Drake Street

Right now there are two social service buildings on the corner of Seymour Street; Covenant House occupy a two storey converted office building at 575 Drake Street and the Immigrant Services Society were in the three storey building across the … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown | Tagged , | Leave a comment

1800 Main Street

Francl Architecture designed an interesting building already approved for the south west corner of Main and West 2nd Avenue. Now there’s a new proposal across the street on the south east corner, also designed by Francl. This is for 131 … Continue reading

Posted in Mount Pleasant | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

320 Granville Street

320 Granville was another Downtown office rezoning proposed in 2012 to replace an ageing parkade at Granville on the south side of Cordova. Originally a tower was designed by VIA Architecture, following the recent trend of an angled element on the facade to add some … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

1002 West 10th Avenue

This is a proposal for a new rental tower in an area that has seen very little development in several years. The site currently has a 2-storey 13 unit rental building dating back to 1945. The replacement is proposed to … Continue reading

Posted in Fairview | Tagged | Leave a comment