Monthly Archives: October 2017

2501 Spruce Street

This ten storey building is proposed for a tight site on the corner of West Broadway and Spruce. It’s submitted under existing zoning, for eight floors of residential (with 37 units) over a two storey retail and office podium. The … Continue reading

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371 West 2nd Avenue

Here’s an approved rezoning, now submitted as a development proposal that will fill in one of the remaining jigsaw pieces in Southeast False Creek. DYS Architecture have submitted a proposal for 133 condo units in a 12 storey building for the corner of Wylie and … Continue reading

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Stanley / New Fountain – West Cordova Street

The Stanley Hotel dates from 1906, and the New Fountain from 1899. Both have seen better days. They were briefly owned by Westbank, who bought them from the City Of Vancouver, and now appear to have been sold to BC Housing. … Continue reading

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2975 Oak Street

The Van Arsdel apartments were built in 1928, designed by Townley & Matheson (who also designed City Hall and the Stock Exchange, among many other projects). The building featured poured concrete walls with applied decoration, so it still looks very … Continue reading

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1068-1080 Burnaby Street and 1318 Thurlow Street

Here’s another West End tower that can be developed thanks to the West End Plan. This is very similar to a nearby tower proposal by the same architects and developers, this is for a 30 storey tower designed by NSDA and now to be developed … Continue reading

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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

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102 E 4th Avenue and 110 East 5th Avenue

Here are two development applications on nearby sites, both designed by Henriquez Partners Architects to meet the new Mount Pleasant tech zoning areas (I1-A and I1-B). The 4th Avenue building would be an 8-storey mixed-use building with just under 150,000 sq. ft. of space, 30,000 … Continue reading

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