Author Archives: ChangingCity

Voda – 1661 Quebec Street

Here’s ‘Voda’ the first Concert Properties condo building completing in Southeast False Creek. It’s a 15 storey 174 unit building that was given the green light by the Urban Design Panel early in 2015, so it’s been developed quickly. It’s the … Continue reading

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2250 Yukon Street

This is another Mount Pleasant industrial/office project. It’s designed by Florian Maurer (of Penticton) for Fast+Epp, a noted local firm of structural engineers, (they were involved in the design of Van Dusen Gardens visitor’s centre and the Richmond Oval). The building will … Continue reading

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77 East Broadway

We know few details about this development application, because it hasn’t shown up on the City’s website yet, although it was submitted in 2016. It has however already taken a trip to the Urban Design Panel, who were unenthusiastic about … Continue reading

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105 Keefer Street

Merrick Architecture have redesigned a building for this corner at least five times. The four earlier versions were for a rezoning, but after a public hearing that lasted many nights, with considerable opposition to the 120 foot tall project, the developers … Continue reading

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339 East 1st Avenue

The employment ambitions for the False Creek Flats took a further step forward with another office building proposal. This is for a 6 storey 144,000 square foot building with grounf floor retail designed by IBI for Porte Holdings and the … Continue reading

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1107 Seymour Street

The details of this Downtown South project first showed up in August 2012. It’s a 15 storey rental building on the corner of Seymour and Helmcken Street. It was approved for rezoning in May 2013 to build 81 residential units and nearly 20,000 … Continue reading

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Rogers Arena towers

We first saw this project in mid 2012, and again at the start of 2013. Below is what we believe is the final version, with approved permits for all three towers. Aquilini Developments are developing the towers to wrap the … Continue reading

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