Three floors of office space will soon be added to a two-storey heritage building at the corner of Homer and Drake in Yaletown. Acton Ostry Architects Inc. designed the addition for the building at 1290 Homer Street, originally known as the MacPherson & Teetzel Company Building, built in 1910. The building’s structure will be upgraded as part of the addition, and heritage elements will be … [Read more...] about New office space proposed atop heritage building in Yaletown
We are getting a better look at Amacon's upcoming redevelopment of the former Catholic Charities building at 150 Robson Street. GBL Architects has released new renderings of the hotel and condominium development, slated for the property at Cambie and Robson. Developer Amacon purchased the former home of the Catholic archdiocese in Vancouver in 2014. The property is made up of two buildings, … [Read more...] about New renderings of upcoming Amacon development at 150 Robson St.
A new survey by CENTURY 21 has found that two of Canada's top three most expensive neighbourhoods -- calculated by price-per-square foot -- are in Vancouver. The nationwide study found that Vancouver's posh westside was the priciest neighbourhood in the country, at $1,201 PPSF (price per square foot), with Vancouver Downtown coming in second at $962.75 PPSF, followed by Toronto Downtown at … [Read more...] about Vancouver home to Canada’s top two priciest neighbourhoods
UPDATE: BC Hydro will not go ahead with two planned underground substations in downtown Vancouver after the city said the process had been too rushed. BC Hydro is proposing the construction of two new electrical substations in downtown Vancouver over the next 35 years, but their locations may surprise you. The electric utility says demand in the downtown core is expected to grow over 75 per cent … [Read more...] about BC Hydro proposes substation under Emery Barnes Park in Yaletown
Amacon is proposing a new residential tower, hotel and commercial space at the former home of the Catholic archdiocese. The historic, red brick building at the corner of Robson and Cambie has been a fixture on the edge of Yaletown since the 1930s. The archdiocese moved out of the building at the end of 2014 after 50 years at the location, to a new home at W. 33rd and Willow St. The new … [Read more...] about Amacon proposes new condos, hotel for historic Yaletown building
The world's fair, Expo 86, attracted more than 22 million visitors to Vancouver and is credited for the development of modern-day Yaletown, BC Place, Science World, Canada Place and even Skytrain. In short, Expo 86 transformed Vancouver from a sleepy provincial backwater into a world city. Concord Pacific is still developing the former Expo lands to this day. News 1130 created a photo gallery, … [Read more...] about 30th anniversary of Expo 86 shows transformation of Vancouver
Aquilini Centre rental apartments will bring 600 new units to entertainment district The Aquilini family, owner of the Vancouver Canucks and Rogers Arena, are smartly capitalizing on Vancouver's tight apartment rental market with their three-tower development called Aquilini Centre. Once complete, the project will bring 600 new rentals to downtown Vancouver's near-zero vacancy rental market. … [Read more...] about Second tower of rental apartments at Rogers Arena takes shape
A new art installation dubbed the "Milky Way" of lights will soon brighten up the 135 metre-tall blank wall of an upcoming Yaletown development. DIALOG Architects has applied to the City of Vancouver on behalf of their client Wall Financial Group for permission to install the public art project. Wall is currently building a 43 storey tall rental tower at 1310 Richards Street called Wall … [Read more...] about Milky Way of LED lights public art coming to Yaletown