Monthly Archives: December 2010

Happy Holidays!

Hello West End Neighbours and Friends,   What an amazing year 2010 has been.  The chance to meet, to learn from, and to work with so many of you has been a gift.   2010 came full of surprises, and … Continue reading

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It’s Davie Village, not Davie City

We have heard from many of you who were stunned to find out about the Implementation of “Vancouver Views” and Opportunities for Higher Buildings in the Downtown policy report. This week, between festive parties, holiday travel, gangster shootings in the … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s Height, Density and View Give Away to Developers, a Holiday Gift?

***UPDATE TO BELOW*** December 14, 2010 Council has moved to push down the date when they will hear from the public regarding the policy: Implementation of “Vancouver Views” and Opportunities for Higher Buildings in the Downtown, from this Thursday December … Continue reading

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Valuable rental accommodation to be converted to hotel use

Peterson Group, a partner in the 1401 Comox project is proposing to convert residential space at Carmana Plaza, 1128 Alberni to a hotel. Ironically, Peterson is applying to take 96 rental units OFF the market while simultaneously seeking (with Westbank) … Continue reading

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Join us tomorrow for the last 2010 West End Walk

Please join us this Saturday for the grand finale WEN Walk of 2010. Meet at the corner of Bidwell and Davie Streets across from 1215 Bidwell Street. Dress warmly in waterproof clothing. Bring your friends, neighbours, relatives, pets, signs, and … Continue reading

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Save the tulip tree

1241 – 1245 Harwood December 3, 2010. The City has received a Development Permit Application from Bing Thom Architects to build an 18 story tower at 1241 Harwood Street and to rehabilitate and relocate the existing heritage house. The application includes … Continue reading

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