Gabriola Mansion (1523 Davie) goes to Public Hearing tonight (Nov 14) for 16+4 market rentals, no height increase

gabriola-mansion, Vancouver Archives

Gabriola Mansion at 1523 Davie Street in Vancouver’s West End, in 1903, two years after completion (Vancouver Archives)

A rezoning application for an icon of the West End, the Gabriola Mansion at 1523 Davie Street, goes to Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. It is item #2 on the agenda for the meeting, which starts at 6 pm.

Official information on the application:

Basic details of the application:

To amend the text of CD-1 (248) (Comprehensive Development) District for 1523 Davie Street (Gabriola Mansion) for:

  • the preservation and restoration of significant heritage elements of the Gabriola Mansion;
  • the conversion of the mansion into 16 market rental units;
  • four new infill market rental townhouses to be developed in the northeast corner of the property;
  • an increase in floor space ratio (FSR) from 0.35 to 0.89; and
  • no increase in height from the existing CD-1 (248).

Public Hearing agenda and documents, including correspondence:


Vancouver council to decide on new uses for two old mansions: Casa Mia to become a care facility, while the Gabriola Mansion slated for rental units (by Justin McElroy, CBC, 9-Nov-2017)


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