Tag Archives: midrise

288 East Hastings Street

We first published this proposal for the corner of Gore Avenue and East Hastings in the fall of 2015. It was the first to emerge from the Downtown Eastside Plan under the new DEOD zoning rules that only permit rental housing – and … Continue reading

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325-333 Carrall Street

Although it hasn’t shown up on the City’s website yet, this is an infill project proposed for a tight site in Gastown. Once the location of the Louvre Hotel, there’s now a vacant site and a propped up heritage building … Continue reading

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Navio – 49 East 1st Avenue

Concert Properties have one more building to construct in their rezoned Southeast False Creek project, The Creek. In the meantime the third and fourth buildings, at 12 and 14 storeys, with a total of 177 apartments are just about completed. They … Continue reading

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129 Keefer Street

Developer James Schouw proposed an infill development on Keefer Street, on a 25 foot wide lot. This building was proposed in early 2017 for the next door but one lot, 50 feet wide, and designed by Stantec Architecture. Since then the initial version of the project … Continue reading

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405 Railway Street

This is another project to come along under the relatively recent ‘I-4’ zoning in ‘Railtown’. The architects are OMB (Office of Mcfarlane Biggar Architects + Designers) and the client is Niels Bendtsen of Inform Interiors and his furniture company, Bensen, … Continue reading

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1551 Quebec Street

This is the final building in Concert Properties’ Southeast False Creek development. The non-market building and Voda are complete, Navio is nearing completion, and this is the final phase. It’s designed by the Vancouver office of ZGF (of Portland) with … Continue reading

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Ellsworth – 2290 Main Street

  We first featured 2290 Main Street at the end of January 2013, and showed the picture (below) of the model of the building designed by Arno Matis in the fall of that year. Council approved the rezoning, it received a Development Permit … Continue reading

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