Demolition work has begun on the former Albion fish plant on Vancouver’s Great Northern Way. The facility is being torn down to make way for Mountain Equipment Co-op’s new headquarters. In January, Albion moved its operations to a 6,000 square … Continue reading
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It was bound to happen. With dozens of 3-storey buildings all constructed in the mid-to-late 1970s, there’s a need in Grandview/Mount Pleasant for major exterior renovations and renewal. Here’s a look at a couple of buildings where hundreds of thousands … Continue reading
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Can you restore a soothing, calming, wetland in the middle of the city? What would it take? For some along St. George Street in Mount Pleasant, it takes vision, elbow grease, willpower, and money. As it stands, St. George is … Continue reading
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I was alerted to this place by my colleague at Global BC Chester Ptasinski and also excellent reporter, Mike McCardell – to whom I’m indebted for his historical knowledge. It’s a small, unregarded, green-blue house set back from the street … Continue reading
After several days of contentious public hearings, Vancouver city council gave its blessing, Tuesday, to a new high-rise development in Mount Pleasant. More than 200 residents made appeals to council during public hearings, to turn down the $150-million development. The … Continue reading
Gary Carter died today, and it’s hit me harder than I ever thought possible. If you don’t remember him, Carter was an all-star catcher with the Montreal Expos in the early 1980s. He went into the baseball Hall of Fame … Continue reading
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I went for a walk along Great Northern Way late last week, and took a few shots of recent developments along the road. Industrial on one side, residential on the other, and unfortunately way too loud most of the day. … Continue reading
A proposal by Mountain Equipment Coop to build a new five-storey headquarters in east Vancouver has been given a unanimous stamp of approval after a public hearing Monday night at city hall. The building would be constructed on a pair … Continue reading
Vancouver Opera showed of its new 30,000 square foot facility, Thursday, to hundreds of subscribers. Last July, the Opera consolidated several offices throughout the city, including a ticket office downtown, at its current facility at McLean St. and East 3rd … Continue reading