This article by Kerry Gold in Friday’s Globe and Mail talks about the pending changes coming to the north end of the Granville bridge and two of the market housing projects to be developed there.  My prior post on The Rolston is here.

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Some design stands the test of time

860 & 880 Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, the iconic residential towers designed by Mies van der Rohe and completed in 1949/1951, have been refurbished.  More information and photographs can be viewed here.

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Follow up article on yesterday’s Council decisions regarding the Planning Department’s recommendation that four sites it identified on the downtown peninsula be allowed to penetrate existing view corridors and increased building heights in Chinatown/Gastown.

via CBC News – British Columbia – Vancouver rejects downtown high-rise proposals.

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In this guest editorial to today’s Vancouver Sun, Jean Swanson, coordinator of the Carnegie Community Action Project, adds another voice to the discussion around the opening of the Woodward’s project.

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Revitalization – Gastown Revs Up

Globe and Mail writer Adele Weder is the latest reporter to “discover” the renaissance of Gastown in this article that appeared last Wednesday.  I how many more years it’ll be before we stop hearing that Gastown’s time has finally come?

The article is here.

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Came across this great article about Robert Fung in BC Business from a few months back.  Having worked with him quite closely over the summer, I can certainly affirm that he is not lacking in passion, vision and commitment.  It shows in each and every project!

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