Monthly Archives: July 2014

Comments on 1155 Thurlow rezoning for 22-storey tower (Public Hearing July 15): Density, rents, urban design, and fairness

(Updated/revised) Though the creation of social housing is a laudable objective, an examination of this application from the perspective of urban planning and fairness to the West End neighbourhood shows that  some things are seriously wrong with this development. This post is a … Continue reading

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Public Hearing 15-July-2014 (Tues), 22-storey tower at 1155 Thurlow Street (1108 Pendrell Street) (DE417385)

A Public Hearing will occur on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Vancouver City Hall, for an important development application in the West End — a 22-storey tower at 1155 Thurlow Street. Below we provide official information from the City, based … Continue reading

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WEN appeals Supreme Court decision, challenges City’s logic and facts on STIR and Rental 100 developer incentive programs

MEDIA RELEASE   WEN appeals Court decision, challenges City’s logic and facts on STIR and Rental 100 developer incentive programs. (Vancouver, July 14, 2014) Continuing its legal action with the City of Vancouver, West End Neighbours (WEN) announces that it filed … Continue reading

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