Meeting February 11 (Wednesday), 7pm on 275 Kingsway tower proposal (333 East 11th)

elevationThe rezoning proposal for 275 Kingsway could set a precedent for all parts of the City for similar heights and densities. If approved, an 8.66 FSR, 139 foot tower could be proposed in the future for almost any arterial road within City limits. Are new Community Plans are basically meaningless or do they have teeth? City Council will decide the fate of the rezoning proposed for 275 Kingsway on February 17th at a Public Hearing.

Residents Association Mount Pleasant Vancouver

Please come join us at an information meeting for all Mount Pleasant residents and other stakeholders concerning the upcoming Public Hearing for a high density tower proposal at 11th Avenue and Kingsway:

Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time: 7:00 to 8:45 PM
Venue: Mount Pleasant Community Centre (Art Room, entrance from East 8th Avenue)
RAMP Community Meeting (Poster)

The City of Vancouver recently referred a proposal for a very high density, 14-storey tower at 275 Kingsway to a Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 starting at 6pm. Further details about the hearing can be found on the City’s website here (alternate address: 333 East 11th Avenue).

The site for this proposed building was not contemplated under the the Mount Pleasant Community Plan. The proposed building height of 14-storeys (139 feet or 42.4m) is taller than other buildings in the area (the UNO, Stella, Sophia…

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