Category

Resources
Meetings will now be held in-person and are open to the public to attend. All provincial health guidelines and social distancing protocols must be adhered to. https://vancouver.ca/your-government/urban-design-panel.aspx Meeting: Wednesday, October 13, 4pm Location: Joe Wai Meeting Room, Main Floor – City Hall, 453 W 12 Ave 601 Beach Crescent Time: 5:20pm Contact: Miguel Castillo Ureña,...
Read More
July 7 2021 DEVELOPMENT PERMIT BOARD MEETING CANCELLED  Notice: The DPB has been cancelled until further notice. When the revised project schedule is confirmed, the site sign, website and postcard notifications will be update to include the public participation. Follow the Project
Read More
Urban Design Panel Minutes Address: 601 Beach Crescent Permit No. DP-2021-00162 Description: To develop a 53-storey mixed-use residential building with 303 market residential units, 152 social housing units, and commercial space at grade; all over three levels of underground parking consisting of 453 vehicle spaces and 911 bicycle spaces. The proposed building height is 163...
Read More
July 12 2021 DEVELOPMENT PERMIT BOARD MEETING SCHEDULED Anyone may attend the virtual Development Permit Board meeting and speak on this application. Register to Speak: https://survey.vancouver.ca/s3/request-to-speak-at-a-development-permit-board-meeting
Read More
ABSTRACT: The consequences of the constant urban rumble extend beyond childhood. Numerous studies have linked noise pollution to increased anxiety, depression, high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. Even small increases in unwanted ambient sound have significant effects. In 2011, for example, scientists studying people living near seven major European airports found that a 10-decibel...
Read More
ABSTRACT: Children and teenagers are among the most vulnerable—though not the only ones at risk. A Danish study found that long-term exposure to traffic air pollution may increase the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). They found that those most at risk were people who already had asthma or diabetes. 2 Studies have...
Read More
Excerpt: Vancouver city councillors are scheduled to debate and vote on a rezoning application Wednesday, for what could be the city’s fourth tallest building — a condo tower at the north end of the Granville Bridge. The project will need to be changed from its current 17-storey zoning if the developer, Pinnacle International, is to...
Read More
Is this a good deal for the city? Nicolas Schmitt On Sept. 30, the rezoning of the 601 Beach lot goes back to city council for discussion and decision. It is an important case. It should be rejected. The proponents mention two advantages: the social units coming with it and the completion of the Granville...
Read More
Excerpt: Vancouver council will consider a proposal this week for the 55-storey skyscraper, which would be one of the city’s taller buildings, intended to form a southern “gateway” to downtown along with Vancouver House’s similarly twisting design just across the Granville Bridge to the west. The property, at 601 Beach Crescent near False Creek’s north...
Read More
Excerpt: Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), announced a new Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI) to help address urgent housing needs of vulnerable Canadians by rapidly creating new affordable housing. The initiative will also help support Canada’s economic recovery by creating employment...
Read More
1 2 3 4 5

Archives