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118-150 Robson Street

Here’s another Robson Street tower proposal. Unlike yesterday’s at 1500 Robson, this is a proposed rezoning, and it’s at the eastern end of the street where the Catholic Charities building currently sits (once the Northern Electric Company Building, built in 1928 and 1947). … Continue reading

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1500 Robson Street

This rental tower is a new development application about to be posted to the City of Vancouver’s website. It’s for the corner of Robson and Nicola; (we’re showing the Robson façade). At present there are two small buildings with only … Continue reading

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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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