The City of Vancouver wants to put the brakes on the redevelopment of Chinatown with market condominiums, by reversing course on previous policy allowing taller buildings along Main Street. A new report recommends revoking the rezoning policy enacted in 2011, and prohibiting any new buildings above 90′, or roughly nine storeys. Development site widths will […]
A proposal for a slim, 10-storey condo building nestled next to the Keefer Bar has been revived. James Schouw and Associates have submitted a revised development application to the city, with a new architect, Stantec, on board. Plans call for a 50′ wide building with commercial on the first two floors, and 32 market condominium […]
Community activists in Vancouver’s Chinatown neighbourhood are celebrating after city council voted not to approve a proposal for a new condo tower at 105 Keefer Street. Beedie Living has applied to the city several times seeking approval for a 12-storey condo building at the corner of Keefer and Columbia. At city council Tuesday, the proposal was […]
Community groups opposed to the rezoning of a vacant lot in Vancouver’s Chinatown held a press conference Friday ahead of next week’s council vote. Chinese-Canadian veterans and community organizations held a joint press conference at the Chinese Veterans and Railway Workers Memorial Square at Keefer and Columbia, to reaffirm their opposition to the 105 Keefer rezoning. Speakers included Vincent Kwan, executive […]
A controversial proposal for a new condo building in Chinatown has been re-worked for a third time.
Beedie Living is proposing a 13 storey building at 105 Keefer St., combining market residential and seniors social housing. Any development in the area is controversial, and especially this site, as it overlooks the Dr. Sun Yet Sun Garden and is directly in front of the Chinatown Plaza.