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320 Granville Street

320 Granville was another Downtown office rezoning proposed in 2012 to replace an ageing parkade at Granville on the south side of Cordova. Originally a tower was designed by VIA Architecture, following the recent trend of an angled element on the facade to add some … Continue reading

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1445 West Georgia Street

This tower has been in the works for some time, and James Cheng has just submitted the rezoning application for a 46 storey, 514 foot tall tower. If approved as submitted it would have 128 condos on a tight flatiron … Continue reading

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Trump International Hotel & Tower

We featured a number of previously mothballed projects that were put on hold after the slow-down in 2008 that were resurrected, and this is the most prominent and anticipated project in the city, the Arthur Erickson assisted design opposite Shangri-La tower at … Continue reading

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1296 West Broadway

The Denny’s on West Broadway, with its surface parking lot, has been an obvious contender for redevelopment for years. Here’s a rezoning to build a 16-storey mixed-use building with retail at grade and 153 rental units above. As illustrated so far, … Continue reading

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1550 Alberni Street

Today there’s a rather tired 1972 office building, but the West End Plan permited a condo tower up to 500 feet tall. The site was acquired by Westbank and over the past 18 months they’ve successfully seen the site rezoned with an … Continue reading

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1241 Harwood Street

  Below is the model from five years ago for a long-running and controversial development site in the West End. There were two significant items on the site; the Legg residence (built around 1903, and divided into apartments, and considered to … Continue reading

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753 Seymour Street

Three years ago we posted the initial scheme for 753 Seymour Street, a new office tower proposed to replace the Vancouver Centre parkade. It’s located next to the Scotia Tower and across from the Telus office complex. The last version is at the bottom … Continue reading

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