Monthly Archives: March 2018

Olivia Skye – 41 East Hastings Street

This Downtown Eastside rezoning project on East Hastings was first mentioned here at the end of 2012. The original rezoning version was designed by Perkins + Will for the Atira Development Society, with two floors of commercial space and twelve of residential above that. … Continue reading

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750 Pacific Boulevard (Plaza of Nations)

  It may be officially 750 Pacific, but it’s the Plaza of Nations to everyone in the city. Or at least, it was – this rezoning will presumably see it getting a new name. The initial proposal for the site was submitted … Continue reading

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Duke – 333 East 11th Avenue

We first featured this substantial rental residential building on the corner of East 11th and Kingsway in June 2013. The design, by Acton Ostry, was changed following an initial rejection by the Urban Design Panel. The first version had 13 storeys with 195 … Continue reading

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870 East 8th Avenue

This is an affordable rental building that’s already been rezoned, and is now submitted for its Development Permit. Called ‘Mi Casa’, The Red Door Housing Society currently have a 22 unit 1986 building here, on three floors. This is a 51 … Continue reading

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1040 – 1080 Barclay Street

Here’s the next West End towers proposed for a rezoning. This time Bosa and Kingswood have teamed up to propose 481 market strata units and 162 social housing units designed by Buro Ole Scheeren – the same architect who designed … Continue reading

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Vya – 235 Kingsway

This condo project in Mount Pleasant first appeared here in 2014. It’s on Kingsway, right next door to a rental building (nearing completion). This wasn’t a rezoning, and it had no problems with the Urban Design Panel. The sales render (above) was a … Continue reading

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The Residences at West, 105-167 West 2nd Avenue

Here’s the just about complete second and third phases of West on West 2nd Avenue, to the east of the first phase (below) completed three years ago. The two towers were marketed sequentially (Phase 2 was Tower Green), but construction … Continue reading

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