Monthly Archives: January 2016

21 & 23 storeys set for Davie Safeway at 1661 Davie (DE419982). Henriquez/Westbank. Open House Feb 29. DPB May 2.

A development application sign has just gone up at the Safeway store at 1661 Davie Street (and Cardero) for two towers above a re-built Safeway store. This is the first public notice about this Davie Safeway application. No Public Hearing is required, … Continue reading

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Providence Lands (St. Paul’s Hospital) Policy Planning Program: Jan 20 (Wed) at City Council. Speakers invited.

(Update, with WEN comment at bottom.) The City has been circulating the following note. We share it here, as it an important matter for the West End. Note that this is not a discussion about whether to move the hospital. (It has already been decided that the … Continue reading

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Will Urban Design Panel for 21-storey tower at 1750 Pendrell (Wed, Jan 13) address harsh laneway elevation?

  Caption: The West End Community Plan adopted in 2013 was intended to “activate” the neighbourhood’s laneways and make them more comfortable for pedestrians. This image shows how the policy is now being implemented. Imagine the parent and child’s experience … Continue reading

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