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Excerpt: The look of the city, known for its ‘Vancouverism’ design, is changing as the real estate market adapts to the spread of luxury housing and a tech-fueled office boom. The city is one of the least affordable housing markets in North America, a crisis that experts say is fueled by investors, who have long viewed...
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The Granville Bridge Connector is intended to address a gap in the city’s active transportation network and serve some of the densest parts of the city with an improved walking and cycling pathway, as well as public spaces. Details: (web) https://vancouver.ca/streets-transportation/granville-bridge-connector.aspx Open House boards: (pdf) granville-bridge-connector-phase-2-open-house-information-displays According to the information provided on the Open House Boards in...
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Excerpt: One of the ubiquitous social-media images of Vancouver is the aerial shot of its downtown peninsula, with picture-postcard water surrounding it. But underneath some of those glittering blue surfaces is a sludge pile of bacteria and human and animal waste. That reality hit home again as Vancouver prepares for what looks like a bad summer...
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Excerpt: Asked how so many homes for high-income earners counted as social housing, Dan Garrison, Vancouver’s assistant director of housing policy, explained in a recent interview how it works: a building counts as “social housing” if it is owned and operated by a government or non-profit society and at least 30 per cent of the units...
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Attend the Urban Design Panel. The meeting was scheduled for February 20 at 3 pm at City Hall. Excerpt:  Local and international architects have been invited to take part in a special review for a proposed Vancouver high-rise. The Urban Design Panel has set a meeting on Tuesday (February 20) to evaluate the design of...
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Excerpt:  Mark Nov. 26 on your calendar if you want to inspect plans for a 54-storey high rise envisioned for 601 Beach Crescent at the north end of Granville Bridge across from Westbank’s 49-storey Vancouver House ‘twisty tower’ that’s nearing completion. An open house for the Beach Crescent rezoning application is planned on that date. Pinnacle International...
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Excerpt: A rezoning application, along with a fresh set of renderings, has been filed with the City of Vancouver for what would be the city’s fourth-tallest tower. Pinnacle International wants to build a 54-storey luxury high-rise at the north end of Granville Bridge, opposite the under-construction Vancouver House. Together the redevelopment of the Granville loop lands is...
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The city has become increasingly reliant on developer cash, and deals are secretly made. What’s this all added up to? Rezoning approvals should be motivated by how a project serves a changing city, from population growth to new employment opportunities, and the collection of CACs is a response to accommodating that change. Rezonings should not...
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Excerpt:  The appraisal, conducted for city hall by CWPC Property Consultants, contemplated a 425-foot or 42-storey tower, totalling 390,937 square feet or a 500-foot or 50-storey tower with 567,000 square feet. If the property is not developed in the first five years, city hall has the option to buy it back for the purchase price....
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Excerpt: While the Canadian Recreational Water Quality Guidelines recommend a level of less than 200 E.coli bacteria per 100 mL of water for swimming, East False Creek’s level is at 1,304 E.coli per 100 mL – more than six times the maximum acceptable amount. These readings are based on Vancouver Coastal Health’s latest test conducted on July...
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