Tag Archives: NSDA Architects

530 and 575 Drake Street

Right now there are two social service buildings on the corner of Seymour Street; Covenant House occupy a two storey converted office building at 575 Drake Street and the Immigrant Services Society were in the three storey building across the … Continue reading

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The Budzey Building – 220 Princess Avenue

  Another of the City and Province non-market housing projects is just completing construction two years after it started. It’s one of the biggest – 147 units of housing – and it will be managed by the Raincity Housing and Support … Continue reading

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The Jervis – 1177 Jervis Street

This tower can now be developed on the corner of Davie and Jervis, and is the first (but by no means likely to be the last) project that has emerged from the recent West End Plan. Limited parts of the West … Continue reading

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Lido (1650 Quebec Street)

Like Central next door, another Southeast False Creek project has just been completed. The rezoning for 1650 Quebec (which was marketed as Lido) was approved by City Council in mid-May 2011. The Urban Design Panel got a second look at the … Continue reading

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1601 West 7th Avenue

Another of the City / Province non-market housing projects has been completed. This one is a 9 storey building that sits next to the Fir Street off-ramp at the southern end of the Granville Bridge. There are 62 units in the … Continue reading

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Karis Place

The second Mennonite Housing Society project in Downtown South, across the lane from Kindred Place, completed in 2009. Karis Place was completed in mid 2011 on Seymour Street. It’s in addition to the 12 sites provided by the City of Vancouver … Continue reading

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