The design uses different architectural languages to break down the scale of the building along the street frontage. Credit: Intracorp/Perkins+Will

We are getting a look at one of the first new developments to be built under the new Grandview-Woodland community plan for the Commercial Drive area.

Developer Intracorp and architects Perkins + Will have applied to the City of Vancouver to construct a 10 storey residential building with market condos and rental apartments, at the corner of Victoria Drive and East 11th Avenue.

The site is currently made up of single family homes on eight lots. One of the homes, a heritage “class B” structure will be relocated and restored as part of the development.

The main building will have a total of 149 units, including 76 secured market rental residential units and 73 strata units, and 108 underground parking spaces. There will be several amenity areas including planter boxes for urban agriculture.

The lower heights on the west and east of the project site respond to the current context and the future developed massing. Credit: Intracorp/Perkins+Will

“As one of the first buildings to be built in the area under the new Grandview-Woodland plan, this proposal seeks to be an example of high quality design to set a positive tone for future development. The design is clean, simple, and smart to suit its surroundings,” reads application documents filed with the city.

A community open house will be held on July 5, 2017 from 5-7:30pm, at the Croatian Cultural Centre, at 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver.