Further to the post on changes to lower Davie Street – “Goodbye to all this” –  Business in Vancouver  covers the bigger development story on the blocks between Denman and Cardero, including the Safeway site:


West End Safeway site


“Deluge of Davie density …” here.

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  1. “The market-rental project sailed through a design-panel hearing with what Henriquez Partners Architects principal and project applicant Gregory Henriquez told Business in Vancouver was “unanimous support.”

    Does the Design Panel not consider exterior colour and materials? Would it kill the city to ask the developers to add some warm brick, wood, coloured glass besides green, anything? I realize its rentals but surely we can do something here.

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