Category Archives: Burrard Slopes

1600 West 6th Avenue

This rental housing project was just approved as a rezoning. It’s under the City’s Rental 100 program planned for Burrard Slopes, just across the lane from a new non-market housing building. Designed by W T Leung Architects, if it goes ahead … Continue reading

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1819 West 5th Avenue

We first posted a version of this project in June. We noted it was a ‘remarkably bold architectural proposal’ on the northwest corner of Burrard and West 5th Avenue. The architects are Yamamoto Architecture, and the Urban Design Panel reviewed the project, and … Continue reading

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Seaforth Armoury addition

This project has already reached the fourth (top) floor of the frame, but as far as we can tell it hasn’t got a Development Permit (and will possibly never get one). It’s being built by Carillion Construction for Defense Construction … Continue reading

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6 & fir

Here’s a recently completed Henriquez Parners project for Westbank. Architect Gregory Henriquez said it is “the most beautiful residential building I have ever designed”. It has a curved face looking out to English Bay, with a more conventional streetwall facing … Continue reading

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Kits 360

Although the City of Vancouver’s website no longer has anything as useful as a neighbourhood area map, the Open Data catalogue still has the area boundaries which confirm that Rennie Marketing were taking a bit of a liberty calling this … Continue reading

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Radius – W4th and Fir

Back in June 2012 we suggested Ledingham McAllister were obviously quietly confident of getting a development permit for their next project at West 4th Avenue at Fir Street. We said that because they were running advance notices in the Condo Guide and on their … Continue reading

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1601 West 7th Avenue

Another of the City / Province non-market housing projects has been completed. This one is a 9 storey building that sits next to the Fir Street off-ramp at the southern end of the Granville Bridge. There are 62 units in the … Continue reading

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