Monthly Archives: February 2017

Reminder: BC Hydro consulting West Enders on proposed “seed” underground substations: Deadline Feb 28 (Tues)

Deadline for early public feedback February 28 (Tuesday). Further to our previous post (BC Hydro consulting West Enders on proposed “seed” underground substations: Feb 15, 16, 18, 20, 22) there has been a lot of media coverage and several meetings … Continue reading

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Update on three Alberni-Georgia Corridor developments: Feb. 7, 2017

Below is a brief update on three selected developments in the “Alberni – Georgia corridor,” kindly compiled and submitted by a reader. The West End Community Plan was adopted by City Council in 2013. 1550 Alberni (October 20 2016) (readdressed … Continue reading

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BC Hydro consulting West Enders on proposed “seed” underground substations: Feb 15, 16, 18, 20, 22

BC Hydro is sharing ideas on a proposal to construct new underground electrical power substations in the West End (Lord Roberts School Annex) and Yaletown and to renovate an existing substation under Cathedral Square downtown. BC Hydro is promoting possible public benefits, … Continue reading

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West End Parking Strategy, 400% price hike: In City Council Feb 8 (Wed)

As reported previously by West End Neighbours, the City of Vancouver was consulting the public in 2015 and 2016 on a “West End Parking Strategy.” The final step is now here, with staff recommendations set to be presented at the February 8, … Continue reading

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Currently “no new development applications” in the West End

Just for the record, the West End Community Plan Update (e-mail, 3-Feb-2017) from the City of Vancouver, says: Development Applications There are currently no new development applications in the West End. Two existing applications (1345 Davie Street [Safeway block on … Continue reading

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1523 Davie Street (Gabriola Mansion)​: Architect’s open house Feb. 9 & 23, 2017

Ankenman Marchand Architects intends to submit a rezoning application to the City of Vancouver for 1523 Davie Street (Gabriola Mansion) and on behalf of the property owner is hosting an open house to share their ideas and get some early … Continue reading

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