Tag Archives: midrise

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 to rezone it for non-market housing, designed by DYS for … Continue reading

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801 Main Street

Here’s another rezoning related to Northeast False Creek. Designed by Perkins + Will for the City of Vancouver, it’s a massing study for the western of the two city blocks that will be freed up for development by the removal … Continue reading

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2221 Main Street

In March the City of Vancouver 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 … Continue reading

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Spot – 2800 Cambie Street

Here’s the built version of  ‘Spot’, approved in early 2015, and now just completing.  It first showed up in April 2012, and was redesigned in the summer if 2013. Council have to live with the design – it’s across the street from … Continue reading

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500 West Broadway

The Urban Design Panel have already reviewed this office and retail building designed by W T Leung (who has probably designed more office buildings along West Broadway than any other architect) it has a cut away corner that would allow … Continue reading

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950 Main Street

The site for this proposed  non-market housing project has been empty for many years. It’s been in the news recently as the location of a protest ‘tent city’. The architect is Patrick R. Stewart Architect, an architectural firm with a … Continue reading

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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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