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2102 Keith Drive

Who knew there was a Keith Drive in Vancouver? And who anticipated that there would be such an innovative office building proposed here? The site is just by the VCC/Clark SkyTrain station, and the proposal is for an 8-storey office building … Continue reading

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The Charleson – 1396 Richards Street

We first saw a tower proposed for 1300 Richards (now renamed as 498 Drake Street) in 2012, and it was approved for development a year later. The Charleson is a 43 storey tower that bookends the block; it was submitted at almost the same time and is just completing. Like 1300 … Continue reading

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1150 Barclay Street

The Urban Design Panel already reviewed this proposal to “develop an 11-storey residential building consisting of 21 multi-family market strata dwellings, over 2 levels of underground parking with 42 vehicle spaces accessed from the lane”. The building currently on the … Continue reading

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498 Drake Street

This new tower was approved for rezoning over five years ago. It’s located on the southern end of the Downtown peninsula. The design changed for the development permit to the one below. (We’re showing the same view for both the built, and the design, from Richards … Continue reading

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Smithe and Richards

Here’s the refined final design for a new Downtown South park, located on land acquired by the city for a possible park well over a decade ago. Now with Development Cost Levy funding and some of the Community Amenity Contribution … Continue reading

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811 Carrall Street

Here’s the third rezoning proposal for Northeast False Creek. This one is only able to be submitted now, once the decision to remove the viaducts has allowed an initial idea for site configuration (and the initial design for the newly enlarged Creekside Park) … Continue reading

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720 East Hastings Street

Here’s a project we first saw in mid 2013. It’s just being fitted out, but is very close to complete. It’s the new full service Vancouver Public Library branch for Strathcona, which will incorporate family housing on the upper four floors to be run by … Continue reading

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