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439 Powell Street

Here’s a further non-market housing project in the Downtown Eastside. This one will face Oppenheimer Park, and will have 55 units to be managed by SUCCESS for the Ming Sun Benevolent Society, designed by Boni Maddison architects. To maximize units … Continue reading

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545 East Cordova

Here’s another downtown Eastside infill project for non-market housing. It’s six storeys with 20 units, proposed for a 25 foot wide lot next door to a recent non-market and condo building. Designed for Lookout Housing and Health Society by DYS, … Continue reading

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The Jervis – 1177 Jervis Street

This tower is just completing on the corner of Davie and Jervis. It’s the first (but by no means the last) project that emerged from 2014 West End Community Plan. In a few parts of the West End the plan allows greater density, … Continue reading

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1155 Thurlow Street

  We first posted this very late in 2013. The West End Plan having been adopted, new development proposals started to appear. This tower had been on the radar for a while, with the rezoning submitted, and the Urban Design Panel giving … Continue reading

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1555 Robson Street

IBI Group have already designed a new tower on this block of Robson Street – across the street and up the hill a little way at 1500 Robson. Now they have designed a 28 storey tower for the corner of … Continue reading

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1102-1138 East Georgia Street

This is a rezoning proposal which would add 37 residential units (20% as social housing) in a 4-storey building designed by Ekistics Architecture. It’s in a location that’s currently in industrial use, (although most of this block is residential) but … Continue reading

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835-837 East Hastings Street

The design of this non-market seniors project isn’t particularly exciting, but given the location, and the budget available that’s not at all surprising. The use is the most important aspect of this building; 39 social housing units for Chinese seniors … Continue reading

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