Tag Archives: Laneway

1546 Nelson Street

  We overlooked this project back in 2014 when it was initially approved, but it’s one of the first Laneway 2.0 projects completed in the West End. The six unit rental building on the lot, dating from 1905, is unchanged, … 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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1176 Burnaby Street

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a proposal based on the West End Plan’s ‘Laneway 2.0’ policy. Here’s a new laneway infill designed by Stewart Howard Architects for nine rental units in what appears to be a four storey building with a … Continue reading

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1150 Comox Street

Although the Mole Hill housing project was completed nearly 15 years ago, there are still a few privately owned lots that could see further change. Mole Hill’s collection of early houses was acquired with the idea of increasing the size … Continue reading

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1601 Comox Street

Grace Court is a 1912 7-storey 26 unit concrete apartment building designed by R MacKay Fripp for D D Hutchinson. When it was built it cost $40,000 and filled just over half the lot it sits on. Recent changes to the West … Continue reading

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1862 Barclay Street

Here’s a development application in the West End for an infill tower that doesn’t involve a rezoning. 1862 Barclay, Designed by Merrick Architecture – Borowski Sakumoto Fligg the new tower would sit behind a retained heritage house. The 33′ lot would … Continue reading

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