Category Archives: Downtown

777 Pacific Boulevard

The City of Vancouver have just wrapped up consultation on a plan for the North East False Creek area, including the land that will be freed up when the viaducts are removed, and the Plaza of Nations. One parcel included … Continue reading

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1133 Melville Street

We have see more office space completed recently than in many previous years – in the past that would have been reason for the development industry to slow down for several years. That doesn’t seem to be happening; instead there’s … Continue reading

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The Post – 349 West Georgia

Various designs and ideas circulated about what would happen to the 1950s Post Office that fills an entire city block. In November 2016 Musson Cattell Mackey submitted a rezoning that would see an office tower, some large format retail and two residential towers. … Continue reading

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400 West Georgia Street

There have been hints that this site on West Georgia would be seeing an interesting proposal. The rezoning has now been submitted, and the design is certainly intriguing. Westbank are proposing to add around 350,000 square feet of office (with … Continue reading

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833 West Pender Street

This project came as quite a surprise. Edward Chapman’s menswear store, next to the old Stock Exchange office tower project, wasn’t incorporated into that development site. It looked as if it would be an unfortunate orphan, but now the Executive Group … Continue reading

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688 Hamilton Street

The address is for the Queen Elizabeth Theatre; but it should really be on Cambie Street for the Media Club, the music venue across the street from Larwill Park(ing) lot, and under the plaza for the theatre. Upstairs there’s a … Continue reading

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118-150 Robson Street

Here’s another Robson Street tower proposal. Unlike yesterday’s at 1500 Robson, this is a proposed rezoning, and it’s at the eastern end of the street where the Catholic Charities building currently sits (once the Northern Electric Company Building, built in 1928 and 1947). … Continue reading

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