Monthly Archives: September 2014

Important Park Board meeting Monday, Sept 29: $154.5M 4-year Capital Plan. How does the West End do?

An important meeting of the Vancouver Park Board will be held at its office in the West End on Monday, September 29, 2014. Anyone interested is encouraged to attend and speak, or write in advance to Commissioner(s). The Park Board will … Continue reading

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West End Food Festival, Sept 18-22 (Thurs-Mon): Program details

Public service announcement. West End Food Festival 2014 September 18 (Thursday) to 22 (Monday) 2014 All events are at Gordon Neighbourhood House (1019 Broughton Street) in Vancouver’s West End. A fun weekend of activities is planned. Celebrate, explore and learn about food! … Continue reading

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Deadline Sept 19 for comments on laneway infill: 1601 Comox/1071 Cardero, 1546 Nelson and 1529 Comox

The deadline is September 19 for public input at this stage for proposals for laneway infill at 1601 Comox/1071 Cardero, 1546 Nelson  and 1529 Comox. For analysis and comments please see our previous post: https://westendneighbours.wordpress.com/2014/08/25/laneway-infill-cardero-comox-nelson/ For our coverage of the Urban Design Panel discussion: … Continue reading

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Beach Towers development: Deadline for public input Sept 19, plus UDP Sept 24, DPB Nov 17

Several important steps are coming up for the Beach Towers project. We urge people who may have any concerns about this project now or in the future to download and save a copy of all related documents immediately, for future reference. … Continue reading

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Notice of new infill proposal – Strathmore Lodge (1180 Comox Street / 1086 Bute Street). Meeting Sept 17 (Wed)

This card has been sent to local neighbours. We have typed out the details for easier reading. It looks like a new building is proposed adjacent to the existing heritage building at 1086 Bute. A small house now stands at 1180 Comox Street, but … Continue reading

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Results of laneway infill proposals at UDP Aug 27: 1529 Comox (NO), 1601 Comox/1071 Cardero (YES), 1546 Nelson (YES)

(Updated) We previously announced these proposals (Laneway Infill Proposals – Cardero, Comox, and Nelson Streets: Analysis and comments). Each one includes the construction of new buildings three to four storeys high in the rear of buildings now on the sites. These three … Continue reading

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