Rental apartments proposed for site of East Hastings Dairy Queen

Red brick is proposed for the exterior of a new secured market rental building on the site of the Dairy Queen at East Hastings and Lakewood Drive. It's unknown if DQ will be returning to the retail space. Credit: Mosaic Homes

Go get your Blizzard now, because the Dairy Queen at East Hastings and Lakewood is slated to be replaced by a rental apartment building.

Mosaic Homes and Yamamoto Architecture are proposing a six-storey building containing 42 secured market rental units on the site at 2109 East Hastings Street.

Three retail units are planned for the ground floor, including a 2,690 sq ft. restaurant on the corner.

Unit mix

  • 12 studio
  • 14 one-bedroom
  • 14 two-bedroom
  • two three-bedroom

There will be a total of 45 parking spaces, 19 of which will be allocated for the commercial space.

A 400 sq ft. amenity space, as well as an outdoor patio for residents is adjacent to the lobby entrance off Lakewood Drive.

An open house will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Monday, November 6, 2017 at the Aboriginal Friendship Centre (1607 East Hastings Street), with the developer and city staff.

Rendering of the proposal for the corner of East Hastings and Lakewood Drive. Credit: Mosaic Homes