Category Archives: West Broadway

1296 West Broadway

The Denny’s on West Broadway, with its surface parking lot, has been an obvious contender for redevelopment for years. Here’s a rezoning to build a 16-storey mixed-use building with retail at grade and 153 rental units above. As illustrated so far, … Continue reading

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521 West 8th Avenue

Here’s a proposed office building that comes as quite a (pleasant) surprise. Musson Cattell Mackey, architects for many of the city’s office projects, have designed a 68,000 sq ft building on a small site with single storey retail behind the … Continue reading

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Citti – 238 West Broadway

This West Broadway is just completing, and looking just like the render from two and a half years ago. The first version had 61 condos over retail on eight floors. W T Leung is the architect for the project which replaced three small commercial … Continue reading

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1495 West 8th Avenue

The Vancouver Masonic Centre on W 8th is one of the city’s least attractive structures – a huge almost windowless concrete box. A newly submitted rezoning could see a dramatic transformation into 159 rental apartments (with a mix of non-market and … Continue reading

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Sota – Birch Street

Here’s a project that illustrates why City Council will soon consider whether to extend the ‘rate of change’ to further limit the loss of rental property. Since 1995 the City Council have required retention or replacement of most rental housing … Continue reading

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1510 West 6th Avenue

Zonda Nellis has been designing and showcasing her unique clothing designs on the corner of West 6th and Granville for over 20 years in a building designed by A A Robins. Now her company are proposing to redevelop to add … Continue reading

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Broadway Central

Here’s an office development on the 500 block of West Broadway that started construction just over 2 years ago. Designed by Studio One Architecture for Orca West (up to now a mainly residential developer) the project, also known as the Neelu Barchra … Continue reading

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