Monthly Archives: June 2018

The Charleson – 1396 Richards Street

We first saw a tower proposed for 1300 Richards (now renamed as 498 Drake Street) in 2012, and it was approved for development a year later. The Charleson is a 43 storey tower that bookends the block; it was submitted at almost the same time and is just completing. Like 1300 … Continue reading

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888 West Broadway

This is already the location of a hotel; The Park Inn. This rezoning proposal would see two new buildings, one replacing the adjacent Fairview Pub, and one the existing hotel. Together there would be 438 hotel units (258 short-term and 180 long-term … Continue reading

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1160 Broughton Street

This six unit infill is part of the West End Plan’s Laneway 2.0 initiative. It would see three 1-bed and three 2-bed rental units in a 4-storey block on the laneway – which now has a name: See-em-ia Lane (named for … Continue reading

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204 West 6th Avenue

Another addition to the Mount Pleasant office and industrial revival, this 27,000 sq ft building is just completing, replacing a small 40-year old building. The panel colour changes with the lighting conditions – in bright sunlight it has a rich bronze tone. Designed … Continue reading

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1296 Station Street

  There has been a developer’s sign, (for Rize Alliance with Pioneer), on this site for many months. Now the development application has been submitted for a 285,000 square feet office building on 13 floors, with some retail space on the … Continue reading

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Navio – 49 East 1st Avenue

Concert Properties have one more building to construct in their rezoned Southeast False Creek project, The Creek. In the meantime the third and fourth buildings, at 12 and 14 storeys, with a total of 177 apartments are just about completed. They … Continue reading

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1296 West Broadway

The Denny’s on West Broadway, with its surface parking lot, has been an obvious contender for redevelopment for years. An application was submitted in early 2017, and has been rezoned to allow a 16-storey mixed-use building with retail at grade and office … Continue reading

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