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

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. … Continue reading

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Open House: 1444 Alberni & 740 Nicola (Nov 7) for 43 + 48 storey towers

Open House: 1444 Alberni Street and 740 Nicola Street Tuesday, November 7, 2017 5 to 8 pm Listel Hotel Impressionist Gallery (1300 Robson St) Basic info: Two buildings (43 and 48 storeys) 314 market strata units and 129 market rental … Continue reading

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Pre-Application Open House: 1060-1080 Barclay St (Nov 1) for two towers (48 & 49 storeys), by Bosa Properties

Images were from the Open House. A developer-hosted open house to gather initial feedback was held: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 5 to 8 pm Century Plaza Hotel – Burrard Room (1015 Burrard St) Buro Ole Scheeren, Francl Architecture and Bosa … Continue reading

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Rezoning open house Oct 16 (Mon) for 2 buildings (32 and 33 storeys) 1065 Harwood, 1332 Thurlow, 1066 Harwood, 1078 Harwood

Rezoning Application – Upcoming Open House 1065 Harwood Street, 1332 Thurlow Street, 1066 Harwood Street and 1078 Harwood Street Two buildings (32 and 33 storeys) 202 market strata units and 98 social housing units Open house to learn more and … Continue reading

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West End Housing & Homelessness Forum (By-Election Council Candidates): St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church, Oct 5 (Thu) 7pm

Event notice for by-election City Council candidates’ meeting (one to be elected, see details here): West End Housing & Homelessness Forum Thursday, October 5th, 2017 7 to 9 pm St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church, 1022 Nelson Street, Vancouver Organizer: Gordon Neighbourhood House … Continue reading

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Westenders: Vote in by-election! Advance voting Oct 4 (Wed) & Oct 10 (Tue), general voting Oct 14 (Sat)

October 2017 By-Election Candidates Meeting and Voting Dates Oct 4 (Wed), 8 am to 8 pm: Advance Voting at Vancouver City Hall October 5 (Fri) 7-9 pm: All Candidates’ Forum (organized by Gordon Neighbourhood House). Venue: St Andrew’s Wesley United … Continue reading

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Outcome: 7-storey maple to be cut down at Bidwell & Davie for Reliance tower project

Here is an update on our previous story (“1188 Bidwell: Proposed big tree removal (maple, 7 storeys high) appears to violate City’s development permit conditions,” 18-Aug-2017). The concerned resident stayed in touch with the City after surprising officials there by … Continue reading

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21-storey rental tower at 1500 Robson goes to Development Permit Board Sep 5 (Tues)

The application submitted for 1500 Robson Street will go before the Development Permit Board (an internal decision-making body consisting of four senior City staff) on Tuesday, September 5 at 3 pm, at City Hall, 1st floor (Town Hall Meeting Room). … Continue reading

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1188 Bidwell: Proposed big tree removal (maple, 7 storeys high) appears to violate City’s development permit conditions

(Updated Sept 8, 2017. The original text below was posted on August 18, 2017. The tree was standing today, but the City has decided to let the developer cut it down.  See “Outcome: 7-storey maple to be cut down at Bidwell … Continue reading

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Developer open house for two towers (32 & 33 storeys) at 1066-1078 Harwood, 1065 Harwood & 1332 Thurlow in West End: Aug 17 (Thurs)

The West End Planning Team sent out an update to subscribers today about this open house, copied here verbatim. WEN has already provided some information on this application: Two towers (32 & 33 storeys) proposed at Thurlow and Harwood in West … Continue reading

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