Category Archives: West End

1668 – 1684 Alberni Street

There are two relatively recent upmarket condo towers here today, one with eleven stratas, and one with twelve. (They each have only one floor per unit). Westbank have held a pre-application open house to show a 39-storey 96 unit tower to … Continue reading

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904 Cardero Street

This modest infill in the West End contrasts with some of the massive towers proposed elsewhere in the area. The existing Heritage ‘B’ home will be retained and restored, and a 3-storey contemporary addition added to create a third unit … Continue reading

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1444 Alberni Street

A cluster of rival luxury condo towers is rapidly emerging in the small area around Alberni and West Georgia where the West End Plan contemplated higher towers. The latest design is about to head to a pre-rezoning open house, before submission … Continue reading

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1055 Harwood Street

Here’s another West End tower, possible thanks to the West End Plan. This is a 32 storey tower designed by NSDA that would replace a 28 unit co-op, sold last year and now to be redeveloped by Strand Developments with Intracorp. The … Continue reading

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Gabriola – 1523 Davie Street

The former home of sugar magnate B T Rogers has seen better days. Named after the island where the stone to build it was cut, Gabriola went from being a family home to a chopped up rental building and then, … Continue reading

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1500 Robson Street

This rental tower is a new development application about to be posted to the City of Vancouver’s website. It’s for the corner of Robson and Nicola; (we’re showing the Robson façade). At present there are two small buildings with only … Continue reading

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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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