Monthly Archives: June 2017

1488 Robson Street goes to Development Permit Board (Mon, June 12, 2017)

The Development Permit for 1488 Robson Street is scheduled for 3 pm on Monday, June 12, 2017. This is the current site of the Empire Landmark Hotel (previously known as the Sheraton Landmark Hotel), which is to be demolished. No … Continue reading

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1444 Alberni Street & 740 Nicola: 43 & 48 storey towers – Open House June 7 (Wed)

Piecing together bits of information…   1444 Alberni Street and 740 Nicola Street [Also listed as 1488 Alberni] Prezoning Open House before submission of application to the City of Vancouver Wednesday, June 7, 2017, from 5 to 7 pm Two … Continue reading

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West End Community Plan Update (June 1, 2017): City’s planning team lists rezonings, developments, events

Here is a copy of the June 1, 2017 newsletter from the West End Planning Team at the City of Vancouver. For up to date details about the implementation of the West End Community Plan please click vancouver.ca/westendplan. ************** Here’s our … Continue reading

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New rezoning proposal for 32 storey tower 1055 Harwood Street (at over 10 FSR): Open House June 26 (Mon)

A new rezoning proposal has been published for a 32 storey tower at just over 10 FSR on the site at 1055 Harwood Street.   Public comments can be provided by online feedback form. Community open house Monday, June 26, 2017, from … Continue reading

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Westbank luxury tower coming to West End 1668 – 1684 Alberni Street. 1st open house June 12 (Mon)

Developer’s open house for tower proposed at 1668-1684 Alberni Monday, June 12, 2017, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m At the Empire Landmark Hotel (Crystal Ballroom West), 1400 Robson Street We learned about this open house by Westbank from an article in UrbanYVR. … Continue reading

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Seven proposals for 40+ storey towers within 2-3 blocks along Alberni-Georgia corridor (“thanks” to West End Community Plan)

A recent count found a total of SEVEN proposals for 40+ storey towers within a 2-3 block area along the Alberni-Georgia corridor in the West End. There may be others to add to the list. 1668-1684 Alberni 1550 Alberni 1500 West Georgia 1445-1455 … Continue reading

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