Category Archives: Mount Pleasant

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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1500 Main Street

  This is undoubtedly the fastest completion of housing we’ve recorded here. We first posted in October last year, when this project was first announced. It is already completed and tenants will be moving in very soon. The 40 unit … Continue reading

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Wohlsein – 311 East 6th Avenue

  This project was a bit of a mystery when it appeared as a proposal in 2014. It’s had an address in Mount Pleasant, a bit of a description: “To develop new mixed use building with artist studios and residential units” and a … Continue reading

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275 West 5th Avenue

Until recently, Hudson Plating had one of the heavier industrial operations in the Mount Pleasant industrial area. Now they’ve sold that location, and some serious site remediation is taking place. PC Urban are showing a render of the project they … Continue reading

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