Author Archives: ChangingCity

565 Great Northern Way

This office development is just completing on the new campus of Emily Carr University on the south side of the False Creek Flats. Designed by Perkins + Will for PCI, it has around 150,000 sq ft of office in 7 storeys … Continue reading

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1002 Station Street (St Paul’s Hospital)

The application to rezone the site for a replacement St Paul’s Hospital has finally been submitted. Designed by IBI Group for Providence Health Care, the new facility is planned to be built in two major phases, with some land reserved for a … Continue reading

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2030 Barclay Street

The gradual infilling of the West End continues. Here’s a proposal designed by SHIFT Architecture with Henriquez Partners for a 10 storey 19 unit condo building on Barclay, near Stanley Park. If approved, it will replace a four storey strata titled … Continue reading

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The Jervis – 1177 Jervis Street

This tower is just completing on the corner of Davie and Jervis. It’s the first (but by no means the last) project that emerged from 2014 West End Community Plan. In a few parts of the West End the plan allows greater density, … Continue reading

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2102 Keith Drive

Who knew there was a Keith Drive in Vancouver? And who anticipated that there would be such an innovative office building proposed here? The site is just by the VCC/Clark SkyTrain station, and the proposal is for an 8-storey office building … Continue reading

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565 West 10th Avenue

Not all the buildings in the VGH Precinct are owned by the hospital. Here’s one that’s the Canadian Cancer Society premises on West 10th. There’s already a building here providing the same support services for cancer patients and their families, … Continue reading

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1155 Thurlow Street

  We first posted this very late in 2013. The West End Plan having been adopted, new development proposals started to appear. This tower had been on the radar for a while, with the rezoning submitted, and the Urban Design Panel giving … Continue reading

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