Bosa tower (1500 W Georgia) 43 storeys revised concept proposed: Open house Feb 4 (Thurs)

Bosa 1500 West Georgia image proposed Jan 2016Bosa Properties is holding an open house to show their revised plans for a tower at 1500 West Georgia Street. The tower has been scaled back from the original 50 storeys to 43.

Open House
Empire Landmark Hotel, 1400 Robson St, (Pavilion 1)
5 –7:30 pm (drop in)
Thursday, February 4th, 2016

This event is organized by the developer, a chance for input at this point. A separate open house would be expected in the future hosted by the City, as part of the rezoning process.



Bosa 1500 West Georgia image proposed, open house invite card, 4-Feb-2016

Text of invitation card from Bosa.

Please Join Us We are hosting a Public Open House
for 1500 West Georgia Street.

Bosa Properties Inc. intends to apply for a rezoning of 1500 West Georgia Street to permit the addition of a mixed-use building by international award-winning architect Ole Scheeren.

We welcome you to drop-in between 5:00pm – 7:30pm to view preliminary plans, meet the project team, and share your feedback. Our material will also demonstrate how the proposal aligns with the City’s West End Community Plan.

For more information, please contact: Sophie Perndl, Brook Pooni Associates e. t. 604.731.9053 x 114

Event Details
Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016
Time: 5:00pm – 7:30pm (drop-in)
Place: Empire Landmark Hotel
1400 Robson Street
(Pavilion 1)

This is not a City of Vancouver event. If a rezoning application is subsequently submitted to the City, there will he an official City-led public consultation process including a City-hosted open house with a detailed description of the application complete with scale model


Related article:

Public consultation set for scaled-back proposed tower
Project reduced because city planners believed tower would “puncture view cones”

(Business in Vancouver, by Glen Korstrom, 26-Jan-2016, updated) Excerpts below.

Bosa Properties and Kingswood Properties are holding an open house February 4 to get input from the public on plans to build a 43-storey iconic building in the plaza next to an equally distinctive 38-year-old, green-glass building at 1500 West Georgia Street.

The project is scaled back from what was originally planned to be a 50-storey tower and the open house will take place at the Empire Landmark Hotel, at 1400 Robson Street, between 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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