Monthly Archives: April 2017

833 West Pender Street

This project came as quite a surprise. Edward Chapman’s menswear store, next to the old Stock Exchange office tower project, wasn’t incorporated into that development site. It looked as if it would be an unfortunate orphan, but now the Executive Group … Continue reading

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521 West 8th Avenue

Here’s a proposed office building that came as quite a (pleasant) surprise. Musson Cattell Mackey, architects for many of the city’s office projects, designed a 68,000 sq ft building on a small site with single storey retail behind the Cambie … Continue reading

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Joe & Rosalie Segal Family Centre at VGH

The next phase of redevelopment of the VGH campus is just wrapping up construction. Unusually there was a groundbreaking ceremony before the final design approvals had been issued. That’s partly because it already had an approved Development Permit from 2013, and because philanthropists … Continue reading

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720 East Hastings Street

Here’s a project we first saw in mid 2013. It’s just being fitted out, but is very close to complete. It’s the new full service Vancouver Public Library branch for Strathcona, which will incorporate family housing on the upper four floors to be run by … Continue reading

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688 Hamilton Street

The address is for the Queen Elizabeth Theatre; but it should really be on Cambie Street for the Media Club, the music venue across the street from Larwill Park(ing) lot, and under the plaza for the theatre. Upstairs there’s a … Continue reading

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118-150 Robson Street

Here’s another Robson Street tower proposal. Unlike yesterday’s at 1500 Robson, this is a proposed rezoning, and it’s at the eastern end of the street where the Catholic Charities building currently sits (once the Northern Electric Company Building, built in 1928 and 1947). … Continue reading

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1500 Robson Street

This rental tower is a new development application about to be posted to the City of Vancouver’s website. It’s for the corner of Robson and Nicola; (we’re showing the Robson façade). At present there are two small buildings with only … Continue reading

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