Category Archives: West End

1550 Alberni Street

Today there’s a rather tired 1972 office building, but the West End Plan permited a condo tower up to 500 feet tall. The site was acquired by Westbank and over the past 18 months they’ve successfully seen the site rezoned with an … Continue reading

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1170 Barclay Street

Somehow we missed this proposal made in the middle of 2016. It’s to add to a heritage rental building in the West End with a set back contemporary two floor addition, designed by Hearth Architectural Inc. There would be 12 … Continue reading

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1241 Harwood Street

  Below is the model from five years ago for a long-running and controversial development site in the West End. There were two significant items on the site; the Legg residence (built around 1903, and divided into apartments, and considered to … Continue reading

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1529 Comox Street

Here’s another West End laneway 2.0 project, which like a number of others in the area is designed by Ankenman Marchand for Carrera Management. This is larger than some of the other proposals, with 15 rental units on four floors. It … Continue reading

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1546 Nelson Street

We neglected to post this project back in 2014 when it was initially approved, but it will be one of the first Laneway 2.0 projects completed in the West End. The six unit rental building on the lot, dating from … Continue reading

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1640 Alberni Street

Yet another tall tower from the West End Plan has been proposed. This is a little different; the architect is from Vancouver; Francl Architecture, and the building is proposed by Hollyburn Properties as a rental tower. The 42 storey tower … Continue reading

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1345 Davie Street

Here’s the other West End Plan pair of towers proposed on Davie Street by Marcon with 153 market condo units in 18 and 20 storeys over a three and four storey podium with 68 social housing units. It will replace a 1979 four storey … Continue reading

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