With Council’s recent approval of Millennium’s 210 foot tower at 1215 Bidwell (33 market rental units and 50 condo units – 5.67 FSR) and the pending approval of Westbank/Peterson’s 216.5 foot tower at 1401 Comox (6 townhomes + 180 apartments, all market rentals), the rhetoric and blogsphere have heated up:

Westend resident and former Councillor Gord Price blogs about it here.

Frances Bula’s article in Tuesday’s Globe and Mail is here:

Vancouver council dumbfounded over backlash to rental program

Somewhat in consternation to what she heard during last week’s Council session when the 1401 Comox project was being considered, her blog post is here:

Vision rental program generates backlash, raises questions about future solutions

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