Curious to know the best neighbourhoods in downtown Vancouver? I’d like to introduce you to six of my friends: Yaletown, West End, Coal Harbour, Olympic Village, Gastown, and Chinatown.
The Salvation Army Harbour Light is planning to move across the street and into a new, nine-storey mixed use building.
Many home buyers have difficulty seeing past the current state of a property and being able to visualize what it could look like.
An upcoming project in Gastown near East Hastings and Carrall will see a heritage building in poor condition restored, and the addition of 38 new rental homes. Millennium Group and Human Studio Architecture + Urban Design have applied to the city to restore the two-storey McConnell building at 325 Carrall Street, next to Pigeon Park. […]
Downtown parents will be delighted to hear about a development proposal in Gastown that will add a new daycare facility and preschool to the top of a large parkade. Acton Ostry Architects has designed two buildings to go atop the Gastown parkade located at 150 Water Street, and 151 West Cordova Street. The parkade is […]
A redevelopment at 155 Water Street in Gastown will add new office space and retail units above a heritage building. CBRE Urban Properties Group is marketing three new retail units at 155 Water Street, most recently home to Kit and Ace and before that, Nood, a New Zealand-based furniture retailer with a short-lived presence in Vancouver. […]
A fully-renovated and redesigned Gastown loft in a former warehouse dating back to the early 1900s is on the market for $1.29 million. The 1,035 sq ft. home at 27 Alexander Street features great city and ocean views, and a stunning interior blending modern design, while showcasing the building’s historic past. The reconfigured layout includes […]
Henriquez Partners Architects has reworked the design for a 10-storey, mixed-use development on West Cordova in Gastown, and it’s a huge improvement. The development is a partnership between Westbank and BC Housing, and will see both the Stanley and New Fountain hotel façades retained, and a 10-storey building added behind. The site is unique as […]
The MPA Society, a non-profit organization that offers housing to those facing mental health challenges, has applied to build a new six-storey building on the eastern edge of Gastown. The site, at 124 Powell Street between Main and Columbia, is currently a vacant lot used for parking. It is also next door to the MPA […]
A 200 sq ft. furnished micro apartment above the Metropole Pub in Gastown is listed for rent on Craigslist for an astonishing $1,450 per month. The tiny apartment has been listed for nearly a month on the site, and is one of several “furnished, renovated, micro-studio apartments on the top floor at the historic Metropole […]