All posts in NRU Vancouver

  • van post 2 nov 16
    HERITAGE HOUSE (AND A ROCK)
    November 16, 2015, No comments

    A combination rezoning and heritage-designation application that would see retention of late philanthropist Milton Wong’s West Coast Modern house on the Cambie corridor, along with a new residential building, goes ...

  • van post 1 nov 16
    HELMCKEN TOWER REVISED
    November 16, 2015, No comments

    Brenhill Developments’ tower planned for 508 Helmcken has been redesigned and given a new address — 1111 Richards. The project, which had been stalled earlier this year over legal wrangling, ...

  • van post 1 nov 9
    NEW ENERGY STRATEGY
    November 9, 2015, No comments

    Vancouver, the city that introduced Greenpeace to the world, continued to enhance its environmental credentials last week with the unanimous approval of a motion that would see a complete shift ...

  • van post 1 nov 2
    STEPPING UP HEALTHY BUILDINGS
    November 2, 2015, No comments

    Making central staircases more inviting by placing them in prominent locations with lots of daylighting and enough width to accommodate groups can help improve the health of people in larger ...

  • van post 2 oct 26
    JOYCE AREA OPTIONS
    October 26, 2015, No comments

    City planners have come up with three options for future development of the Joyce Collingwood station area at southeastern end of Vancouver’s part of the Expo line. The city held ...

  • van post 1 oct 26
    LESS PARKING, MORE DEVELOPMENT
    October 26, 2015, No comments

    Vancouver city council agreed last week to schedule a public hearing to amend the off-street parking requirements in eight areas along the Expo SkyTrain line to help speed up development. ...

  • van post 1 oct 19
    BUS BARN REDEVELOPMENT POLICY
    October 19, 2015, No comments

    A proposed policy statement for redevelopment of TransLink’s old bus barn site at 41st and Oak goes to city council this week for approval. A planning department report says redevelopment ...

  • van post 2 oct 13
    A NEW ‘FRONT DOOR’
    October 19, 2015, No comments

    The former industrial slough of northeast False Creek could end up becoming the “front door” to many neighbourhoods after the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts come down, a Vancouver city councillor ...