Here’s another Chinatown project, this time coming forward within zoning and so avoiding any potentially contentious public hearings. It’s an eight storey mixed use building called Keefer Gardens. It has retail uses on the first storey and mezzanine above, General Office uses on the second and third storeys, and Residential on the fourth through eighth storeys, with 25 condos.
Mallen Gowing Berzins Architecture have designed the building which was initially reviewed by the Urban Design panel who suggested some changes, reflected in this model, which now allow it to proceed to the Development Permit Board. It’s a tight 50 foot lot, mid block, so the two storeys of parking will have a car elevator.