Tag Archives: Acton Ostry Architects

1290 Homer Street

Here is the now released illustration of a proposal to add three floors to the MacPherson & Teetzel warehouse in Yaletown that sold in 2016 for $9.75m. The new structure will include seismic improvements for the existing building, which will be … Continue reading

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150 Water and 151 West Cordova Street

Here are two related development proposals for the City of Vancouver. In 2004 the former Woodwards parkades were rebuilt and redesigned by Henriquez Partners architects, with a new façade of office space along Water Street. The huge basement space was … Continue reading

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Duke – 333 East 11th Avenue

We first featured this substantial rental residential building on the corner of East 11th and Kingsway in June 2013. The design, by Acton Ostry, was changed following an initial rejection by the Urban Design Panel. The first version had 13 storeys with 195 … Continue reading

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999 Seymour Street

999 Seymour is one of the residential projects that returned from recession limbo. The building is a commercial and residential project developed on what was a parking lot for many years. The scheme when it was first designed and rezoned at the end … Continue reading

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The Independent – Kingsway + Broadway (285 East 10th Avenue)

  The development permit for the Rize Alliance development site at Broadway and Kingsway was submitted back in July last year, and now has a June Development permit Board date. Rize Alliance, the developers, must be confident of approval as they’re … Continue reading

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English Bay Cactus Club

Acton Ostry’s design for a new English Bay restaurant for the Board of Parks and Recreation (really, that’s what you should call them) has raised a few issues since it opened. The incredibly busy bike path above the new building … Continue reading

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Park Board Eateries

Two new waterside restaurants coming to opposite sides of the Downtown Peninsula. On the left, the English Bay Bistro is now under construction, replacing the rather sorry concession stand of years gone by. The 4,000 sq ft replacement is designed … Continue reading

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