Wall Financial 60-storey tower proposal at Nelson & Thurlow: Open house Oct 8 (Thursday)

Big tower developments are now coming fast and furious in the West End. The Wall Financial Corporation website now has a public invitation to an open house, shown below, for Thursday, October 8, 2015. West Enders may wish to go and learn how the West End Community Plan has enabled this type of development, and some of the implications. 1059+1075 Nelson Street tower open house invite 8-Oct-2015

(Note that the map appears to have North at the bottom.) Text of the invitation is copied below.

1059 + 1075 Nelson Street
Please Join Us At Our Open House
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 5–8 pm
Wall Centre Sheraton, Junior Ballroom
1001 Hornby St. North Tower, 3rd Floor

The Wall Group invites you to a public open house to share a proposal for the redevelopment of 1059 + 1075 Nelson Street.

We would like to introduce you to our preliminary redevelopment vision — which will create more affordable housing for the West End, together with home ownership opportunities. We invite you to be part of this dialogue about community building, and hear how our proposal meets the goals of the West End Community Plan and other relevant City policies.

For more information, please contact:
Bob Ransford
ransford@counterpoint.ca | 1-(866) 824-8337.

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Additional info.

The contact person for the open house is regular Vancouver Sun columnist Bob Ransford, who often writes on housing and development topics.

This tower was first leaked in a VanCityBuzz article in July 2015.

60-storey pixelated skyscraper proposed for downtown Vancouver
By Kenneth Chan, 7-Jul-2015
http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2015/07/vancouver-pixelated-skyscraper/

This Wall Financial Tower is just up Nelson street from the proposed 56-storey tower by First Baptist Church, Westbank, and Bing Thom Architects.

Downtown Vancouver church plans to build 56 storey highrise
(By Jeff Lee, Vancouver Sun, 17-Sept-2015)
http://www.vancouversun.com/downtown+vancouver+church+plans+build+storey+highrise/11372323/story.html

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