Monthly Archives: June 2018

325-333 Carrall Street

Although it hasn’t shown up on the City’s website yet, this is an infill project proposed for a tight site in Gastown. Once the location of the Louvre Hotel, there’s now a vacant site and a propped up heritage building … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown Eastside, Gastown | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Downtown | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in West Broadway | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in West End | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Mount Pleasant | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in False Creek | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in South East False Creek | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment