An aging 11-storey apartment tower in the West End is about to get a major makeover. The building, located at 2001 Beach Avenue (and Chilco), was built in 1960, and contains 38 units. Stuart Howard Architects of Vancouver has been hired to bring the building into compliance with current seismic standards, as well as improving […]
The City of Vancouver is planning to upgrade the bike route along Haro Street in the West End to meet AAA design guidelines. The work will take place next year as part of water main upgrades along the street, from Denman to Thurlow. According to the city, “the Haro Street Bikeway is expected to become […]
We are getting a look at models of an upcoming boutique condominium building in the West End, at Nicola and Harwood.
Westbank is adding hundreds of new rental units to Vancouver’s West End, with two new apartment developments coming on stream within the next year.
A dramatic design for a 60-storey tower designed by IBI Group overlooking Nelson Park in the West End has been unveiled.
The City of Vancouver is seeking proposals from landscape architecture or urban planning firms to help map the future of the West End waterfront including Sunset Beach and English Bay.
GWL Realty Advisors broke ground Wednesday on their upcoming 21-storey rental apartment tower at 1500 Robson Street in the city’s West End. The new building will add 128 purpose-built rental units to a neighbourhood experiencing extremely low rental vacancy rates. One-third of the building will be made up of two- and three-bedroom units suitable for […]
Tenants of a 60-year-old apartment tower in the West End are facing eviction due to major renovations planned for the building. Residents of the Berkeley Tower at 1770 Davie Street will rally Wednesday to protest what they are calling unfair evictions by the building’s owner, Reliance Properties. Reliance is planning major structural work to the […]
A four-storey walkup on Barclay Street will soon face the wrecking ball, making way for a 10-storey condominium building with units suitable for families. Shift Architecture and Henriquez Partners Architects have teamed up on the design for 2030 Barclay, located between Chilco Street and Lagoon Drive. The new building will contain 19 units, all two […]
A West End apartment—about the size of a parking stall—is listed for rent on Craigslist at $2,100 per month. Plan A Real Estate Services Ltd. is advertising units in the Normandie, a character apartment building built in 1927 located at 1425 Haro Street. The building was the subject of a Globe and Mail article about tenants […]