West End tower proposal on Development Permit Board’s first agenda of 2019

Twenty-eight storey mixed-use building would feature 177 residential units

Plans to build a 28-storey mixed-use tower at 1555 Robson St. go before the Development Permit Board at its first meeting of the year on Jan. 7.

The proposal, by property owner Vivagrand Developments and architectural firm IBI Group, involves market and non-market units — 177 residential units, including 24 social housing units — office and retail uses at ground level above five levels of underground parking.

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It went before the Urban Design Panel on Oct. 31, 2018.

The building’s height would be about 300 feet. The proposed floor space ratio is 9.63, including 10 per cent additional heritage density.

 

The proposal includes 24 social housing units.
The proposal includes 24 social housing units.
Vivagrand Developments and architectural firm IBI Group are involved in the project.
Vivagrand Developments and architectural firm IBI Group are involved in the project.
The building would be about 300 feet high.
The building would be about 300 feet high.
The site is at the corner of Robson and Cardero streets.
The site is at the corner of Robson and Cardero streets.

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