Urban Design Panel today (Sept 7): 4621 Cambie, 3530 Sawmill Cr (EFL), 1255 W Pender, 33 W Cordova (Blood Alley)

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Four topics are slated for review today (starting 3 pm at City Hall) by the Urban Design Panel, an advisory body for Vancouver City Council. Meetings are open for the public to observe, and typically include relevant information not publicly provided elsewhere.

  • 4621-4663 Cambie Street & 605 W 31st Avenue
  • 3530 Sawmill Crescent (formerly 3599 E Kent Avenue North)
  • 1255 W Pender Street (formerly 1250 W Hastings Street)
  • 33 W Cordova Street (36 Blood Alley) – workshop on future development in this part of Gastown

View agenda here: http://vancouver.ca/your-government/urban-design-panel.aspx

Summary copied below for reader convenience.

4621-4663-cambie-605-west-31st-elevations-rezoning-sept-2016

Elevation view of 4621-4633 Cambie Street & 605 West 31st Avenue

1. 3:15 pm
Address: 4621–4663 Cambie Street & 605 W 31st Avenue
Permit No. RZ-2016-00006
Description: The proposal is for two 6-storey residential buildings (74 dwelling units total) over 2 levels of underground parking (157 vehicle spaces and 101 bicycle spaces) with maximum building heights of 21.0 m (69 ft.) and 21.5 m (71 ft.) and a floor space ratio (FSR) of 2.36. This application is being considered under the Cambie Corridor Plan. Zoning: RS-1 to CD-1
Application Status: Rezoning Application
Review: First
Architect: IBI Group (Martin Bruckner)
Staff: Zak Bennett & Marie Linehan
CHW note: An open house was held on Sept 6, 2016. Public hearing date not announced yet. Details here http://rezoning.vancouver.ca/applications/4621-4663cambie605w31st/index.htm

3530-sawmill-crescent-dp-2016-00265-rendering-sept-2016

Rendering of 25-storey tower proposed for 3530 Sawmill Crescent in East Fraser Lands

2. 4:15 pm
Address: 3530 Sawmill Crescent (formerly 3599 E Kent Avenue North) (East Fraser Lands Parcel 18.2)
Permit No. DP-2016-00265
Description: To construct a 25-storey residential building (314 dwelling units) with a 7-storey podium over 2 levels of underground parking.
Zoning: CD-1 (566) Application
Status: Complete Development Application
Review: First
Architect: Francl Architecture (Walter Francl)
Staff: Nicholas Standeven
CHW note: This is a development permit application, with the Development Permit Board set to review it on October 31, 2016. Public comments to the DPB are due by September 21. Details here: http://development.vancouver.ca/3530sawmill/index.htm

1255-west-pender-street-de420258-streetscape-sept-2016

Streetscape view of proposed building at 1255 West Pender Street (formerly 1250 West Hastings)

3. 5:15 pm
Address: 1255 W Pender Street (formerly 1250 W Hastings)
Permit No. DE420258
Description: To develop a 19-storey mixed-use building with commercial at grade and residential above (20 dwelling units) over 3 levels of underground parking accessed from W Hastings Street.
Zoning: DD Application
Status: Complete Development Application
Review: First
Architect: Francl Architecture (Stefan Aepli); Shigeru Ban Architects (Dean Maltz)
Staff: Sailen Black
CHW note: Public comments on this application are due by Sept. 16, 2016. Also, an open house is being held on that date. Details herehttp://development.vancouver.ca/1255wpender/index.htm

4. 6:15 pm
Address: 33 W Cordova Street (36 Blood Alley) (1.5 hours)
Permit No. N/A
Description: Workshop to discuss a new mixed-use building on Blood Alley (This is a joint workshop with the Gastown Historic Area Planning Committee and the Vancouver Heritage Commission).
Zoning: HA-2 Application
Status: Workshop
Review: First
Architect: Henriquez Partners Architects (Gregory Henriquez)
Staff: Paul Cheng

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