Tag Archives: midrise

425 West 6th Avenue

This is a surprisingly large office building proposed as a rezoning in the Mount Pleasant area close to the West Broadway and Olympic Village transit stations. Designed by IBI Group for Cressey, the building would have 171,652 sq ft of space, with … Continue reading

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2975 Oak Street

The Van Arsdel apartments were built in 1928, designed by Townley & Matheson (who also designed City Hall and the Stock Exchange, among many other projects). The building featured poured concrete walls with applied decoration, so it still looks very … 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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95 East 1st Avenue

Here’s the second building built as part of the Concert Properties development in south East False Creek known as The Creek. It is on the corner of Quebec and 1st Avenue, and is a 15-storey non-market building that will now be … Continue reading

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1121 Seymour Street

Here’s a recently completed infill project in Downtown South that initially moved forward at a surprising pace. It was approved in 2013 and has been built on a 75 foot wide lot to the south-west of 1107 Seymour, an adjacent project … Continue reading

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110 West 5th Avenue

This is another project in the jigsaw puzzle of higher density industrial and commercial buildings to be built in the Mount Pleasant industrial area, It’s a four storey building with access to the roof from a fifth storey overrun, designed … Continue reading

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124 Powell Street

This narrow lot has a proposal for 20 units of affordable housing to be developed by MPA Society, already based in Gastown next door to this currently vacant site. The Society works to support people with serious and persistent mental … Continue reading

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