Tag Archives: midrise

521 West 8th Avenue

Here’s a proposed office building that came as quite a (pleasant) surprise. Musson Cattell Mackey, architects for many of the city’s office projects, designed a 68,000 sq ft building on a small site with single storey retail behind the Cambie … Continue reading

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177 West Pender Street

The City of Vancouver have owned this vacant lot on West Pender Street since 2014 when they became owners as part of the Millennium Properties bankruptcy. Now there’s a proposal coming forward to rezone it for non-market housing, designed by … 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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58 West Hastings Street

This rezoning in the Downtown Eastside has been anticipated for some time. The site is big, and has been vacant for several years. It was last owned by Concord Pacific, who designed a condo project here, but some years later … Continue reading

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401 West Georgia Street

The address of this office project is a bit misleading – it actually faces onto Dunsmuir Street. There’s an existing office building that stretches the entire length of a block of Homer Street, with an early 1980s office tower designed by Aitken Smith Carter. … Continue reading

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2221 Main Street

The City of Vancouver just unveiled their ‘housing reset’ to increase supply of affordable housing. Here’s an example of what that might look like; a 9-storey rental building in Mount Pleasant. Proposed by Catalyst Community Developments Society and Marcon Developments … Continue reading

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1800 Main Street

Francl Architecture designed an interesting building already approved for the south west corner of Main and West 2nd Avenue. Now there’s a new proposal across the street on the south east corner, also designed by Francl. This is for 131 … Continue reading

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