Monthly Archives: February 2011

1241 Harwood heritage house and tulip tree on Vancouver Heritage Commission agenda today

The 1241 Harwood Street heritage house and tulip tree will be reviewed by the Vancouver Heritage Commission today. 11:00 – 12:00 Strathcona Meeting Room, Subground
, City Hall (453 West 12th Avenue) http://vancouver.ca/ctyclerk/civicagencies/heritage/documents/vheragenda.pdf

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54 & 36 storeys, Burrard Gateway open house 6pm, Mar 1 (Tues)

This is the first rezoning proposal arising from the January 20 Council approval of the Vancouver Views policy permitting taller buildings in the West End and downtown, despite many unanswered questions and concerns. Details follow (text from City) about the … Continue reading

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Demolition prep begins at Church: WEN calls out neighbourhood to St John’s, 1401 Comox

West End Neighbours has issued an alert to its “Demolition Alert List” to peacefully demonstrate against the start of work to remove parts of St. John’s Church at 1401 Comox. Owners Westbank and Peterson (architect Henriquez) of Woodwards fame are … Continue reading

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Join us for the West End Neighbours walk today

We will meet at the corner of Bidwell and Davie Streets at 2:00 pm. We will celebrate the St. John’s Church at 1401 Comox Street. Bring, friends, family and pets.

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Open House for 1305-1335 Burrard, 17-storey tower rezoning, today, 5-8 pm

Download our recommended questions for the City and proponent of this rezoning here: 1305 Burrard open house questions, 10-Feb-2011 Read on below for more details on the open house today (Thursday, Feb 10, 5 to 8 pm) and rezoning application.

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Fire department called to 1401 Comox, discover ceremony ablaze

At about 3 pm on Wednesday Feb. 10, 2011, residents noticed suspicious activity at 1401 Comox St, the former St. John’s United Church, now owned by property developer Westbank Projects Corp. (CEO Ian Gillespie) and financier Peterson Investment Group (CEO … Continue reading

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West End Neighbours (WEN) supports new creative solution to save 1401 Comox church

City buys back, makes it an extension of community centre Today Bill McCreery, an NPA Council candidate, wrote Vancouver Mayor and Council asking the city to work with Westbank to save St. John’s Church at 1401 Comox Street and to … Continue reading

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A new West End Community Centre Annex at St. John’s Church. An opportunity. Let’s not lose it!

Today Bill McCreery, an NPA Council candidate issued a media release asking the city and Westbank the developer to save St. John’s Church at 1401 Comox Street and to restore it as a valuable community centre for the West End … Continue reading

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