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Old June 3rd, 2006, 07:50 AM   #1
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a pic of what looks to be the townhouses of the project - wood framed instead of concrete...





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Old June 4th, 2006, 07:34 AM   #2
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some pics of Encore in Coqutilam - getting higher every week - corner of Lougheed and North Road next to the Executive Plaza hotel...



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Old June 5th, 2006, 09:58 AM   #3
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has anyone seen what they are doing to the old CIBC on granville?

they took the corner of the bottom out

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^ Yeah I noticed that, it looks a lot better. I wonder what is going in there?

Nice pic of the skyline with the Melville poking through. You can see the decorative roof piece being contstructed which should look great when finished.

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Old June 5th, 2006, 09:23 PM   #5
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for some reason every building in that picture looks old and dirty....maybe its just me though. great pic anyways. would be better if we had some decent weather tho!
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Old June 5th, 2006, 09:47 PM   #6
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Most of the foreground buildings are 1960s and 70s apartment towers in the West End. Although many of the new painted concrete towers are also bland beige.
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Old June 6th, 2006, 02:05 AM   #7
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I hate how everything these days is beige! We have no color in our city.
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Old June 6th, 2006, 04:58 AM   #8
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^ Take that picture facing the opposite direction from the other side of downtown and all you would see is glass
love the diversity of our skyline.
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Old June 8th, 2006, 04:20 AM   #9
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Construction on Convention Centre (June 7th)



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Old June 8th, 2006, 09:20 AM   #10
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don't you mean june 7th?
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Old June 9th, 2006, 12:11 AM   #11
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has anyone seen what they are doing to the old CIBC on granville?

they took the corner of the bottom out

I heard Shoppers Drug Mart was moving from Pacific Centre to the site. I don't like how they screwed up the 60s architecture on the CIBC building by cutting off the corner.
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Old June 13th, 2006, 10:52 AM   #12
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ah- interesting idea - better than where it is

signs went up the otehr day for the new tallest residential buildings in Burnaby going up next to Lougheed Mall on North Road - looks like the old time hortons, rogers video, uncle willys etc will be demolished to make way for the new towers!

the development will also include a save-on-foods store in it

should make the lougheed are skyline intersting if its going to be burnabys tallest residential towers
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Interesting. Lougheed has a 1970s/80s uniformity to it right now.

That's on high land too (corner of Cameron & North Road behind Lougheed Mall, right?).

How tall was Centrepoint? It was touted as Burnaby's tallest when it was marketed last year.
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Old June 13th, 2006, 11:51 PM   #14
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Interesting. Lougheed has a 1970s/80s uniformity to it right now.

That's on high land too (corner of Cameron & North Road behind Lougheed Mall, right?).

How tall was Centrepoint? It was touted as Burnaby's tallest when it was marketed last year.
Centrepoint is 108m/354ft.

This new Lougheed one might be Silhouette. http://www.ledmac.com/

From Burnaby Major Projects (Map):
Mixed-Use Commercial/Residential
RZ #03-68 Ledingham McAllister
Development: 3495 North Road at Cameron Street, mixed-use residential commercial development. Two residential towers with two storey commercial podium (510 units).
Status: Received Second Reading
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Old June 14th, 2006, 03:40 AM   #15
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That'll be pretty tall. Thanks
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Old June 14th, 2006, 05:29 AM   #16
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FYI: The first Vancouver Development Thread has been moved to the archives and can be found here:
http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=202265
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wow a new thread , this is history were all a part of here folks .
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Old June 14th, 2006, 10:23 AM   #18
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yes its called silhouette

they are calling the area "northgate village" and plan to create a more dense area around the lougheed town centre

also read somewhere that they might be putting some more high rises in the lougheed mall parking lot - so some reworking of the parking etc. to create a better neighbourhood

and yes that point of land is quite high already - should be quite a beacon
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Old June 15th, 2006, 07:09 AM   #19
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Old June 17th, 2006, 09:10 AM   #20
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some pics of the showroom "Box" that has gone up for VITA



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