Category Archives: West End

1068-1080 Burnaby Street and 1318 Thurlow Street

Here’s another West End tower that can be developed thanks to the West End Plan. This is very similar to a nearby tower proposal by the same architects and developers, and is for a 30 storey tower designed by NSDA and now to be developed … Continue reading

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1289 Nicola Street

This six storey, five unit proposal is for the corner of Nicola and Harwood, in the West End. Today there’s a four unit single storey building dating back to 1942. This proposal designed by Cornerstone Architecture would see a Passive … Continue reading

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2030 Barclay Street

The gradual infilling of the West End continues. Here’s a proposal designed by SHIFT Architecture with Henriquez Partners for a 10 storey 19 unit condo building on Barclay, near Stanley Park. If approved, it will replace a four storey strata titled … Continue reading

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The Jervis – 1177 Jervis Street

This tower is just completing on the corner of Davie and Jervis. It’s the first (but by no means the last) project that emerged from 2014 West End Community Plan. In a few parts of the West End the plan allows greater density, … Continue reading

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1155 Thurlow Street

  We first posted this very late in 2013. The West End Plan having been adopted, new development proposals started to appear. This tower had been on the radar for a while, with the rezoning submitted, and the Urban Design Panel giving … Continue reading

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1555 Robson Street

IBI Group have already designed a new tower on this block of Robson Street – across the street and up the hill a little way at 1500 Robson. Now they have designed a 28 storey tower for the corner of … Continue reading

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1160 Broughton Street

This six unit infill is part of the West End Plan’s Laneway 2.0 initiative. It would see three 1-bed and three 2-bed rental units in a 4-storey block on the laneway – which now has a name: See-em-ia Lane (named for … Continue reading

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