Tag Archives: mixed use

138 East 8th Avenue

The Urban Design Panel have already reviewed, and supported this innovative housing project in Mount Pleasant. The innovative aspect is to use stacked modular construction. It isn’t the first project in the city to use this approach, and there are … Continue reading

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1819 West 5th Avenue

The first version of this project was submitted in June 2014. We noted it was a ‘remarkably bold architectural proposal’ on the northwest corner of Burrard and West 5th Avenue. The architects were Yamamoto Architecture, and the Urban Design Panel reviewed the project, and unanimously … Continue reading

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239 Keefer Street

Here’s another Chinatown project, this time coming forward within zoning and so avoiding any potentially contentious public hearings. It’s an eight storey mixed use building called Keefer Gardens. It has retail uses on the first storey and mezzanine above, General Office … Continue reading

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77 East Broadway

We know few details about this development application, because it hasn’t shown up on the City’s website yet, although it was submitted in 2016. It has however already taken a trip to the Urban Design Panel, who were unenthusiastic about … Continue reading

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105 Keefer Street

Merrick Architecture have redesigned a building for this corner at least five times. The four earlier versions were for a rezoning, but after a public hearing that lasted many nights, with considerable opposition to the 120 foot tall project, the developers … Continue reading

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728-796 Main Street

After much delay, this is finally a rezoning proposal. It’s for a site that’s one of very few where the Downtown Eastside Plan allows the possibility of 150 feet tall buildings, on the corner between V6A and Ginger. The opportunity … 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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