Category Archives: Mount Pleasant

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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224 West 8th Avenue

Rendition Developments have been developing a series of new I-1 zoned buildings in the Mount Pleasant Industrial area. This is, we think, the fifth designed by MGBA Architects. It’s a mid-block site, with four floors totaling 36,253 sq. ft. of … Continue reading

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2015 Main Street

There’s an existing brown brick almost windowless building here. Built in 1947, and altered in the 1960s, it served as a cheque sorting and processing centre for many years. Now Westbank have hired Henriquez Partners to design a medium term renovation  … Continue reading

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2221 Main Street

In March the City of Vancouver unveiled their ‘housing reset’ to increase supply of affordable housing. Here’s an example of what that might look like; a 9-storey rental building in Mount Pleasant. Proposed by Catalyst Community Developments Society and Marcon … Continue reading

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7 E6th and 7 W6th Avenue

  Here’s another example of how the Mount Pleasant industrial area continues to evolve. We published the render in 2014 when this 50′ site had a 1907 house on a corner lot. By 2015 this 18,000 square foot office and industrial building … Continue reading

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1800 Main Street

Francl Architecture designed an interesting building already approved for the south west corner of Main and West 2nd Avenue. Now there’s a new proposal across the street on the south east corner, also designed by Francl. This is for 131 … Continue reading

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