Monthly Archives: July 2018

450 Gore Avenue

Here’s a new completed market rental building on the Strathcona / Chinatown edge, first proposed four years ago. 450 Gore Avenue was a long-abandoned gas station site, and this rezoning designed by Gair Williamson has 81 small market rental units. The … Continue reading

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835-837 East Hastings Street

The design of this non-market seniors project isn’t particularly exciting, but given the location, and the budget available that’s not at all surprising. The use is the most important aspect of this building; 39 social housing units for Chinese seniors … Continue reading

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1445 West Georgia Street

This tower has been in the works for some time, and architect James Cheng submitted the rezoning application for a 46 storey, 514 foot tall tower in February 2017. As originally submitted it would have had 128 condos – later … Continue reading

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1290 Homer Street

Here is the now released illustration of a proposal to add three floors to the MacPherson & Teetzel warehouse in Yaletown that sold in 2016 for $9.75m. The new structure will include seismic improvements for the existing building, which will be … Continue reading

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288 East Hastings Street

We first published this proposal for the corner of Gore Avenue and East Hastings in the fall of 2015. It was the first to emerge from the Downtown Eastside Plan under the new DEOD zoning rules that only permit rental housing – and … Continue reading

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