Category Archives: West Broadway

1555 West 8th Avenue

The Office of McFarlane Biggar generally design a very sleek, stripped down contemporary look, and in the past have been as engaged designing interior spaces as buildings. They initially submitted this project in the Burrard Slopes residential neighbourhood just off West Broadway … Continue reading

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2501 Spruce Street

This ten storey building is proposed for a tight site on the corner of West Broadway and Spruce. It’s submitted under existing zoning, for eight floors of residential (with 37 units) over a two storey retail and office podium. The … Continue reading

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500 West Broadway

The Urban Design Panel have already reviewed this office and retail building designed by W T Leung (who has probably designed more office buildings along West Broadway than any other architect). It has a cut away corner that would allow … Continue reading

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521 West 8th Avenue

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

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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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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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