Rezoning Application at 2209-2249 East Broadway, Open House on Monday, April 1st

The City of Vancouver will be showing information at an Open House related to a rezoning application at 2209-2249 East Broadway (block between Lakewood and Garden Drive). This Open House event will be held on Monday, April 1st between 5:30 pm and 8:00 pm Vancouver Technical Secondary School (2600 East Broadway, Cafeteria). A total of 87 condo units are proposed in a building with a height of 65ft (19.8m), 95 underground parking spaces and a Floor Space Ratio of 2.65. Further details can be found on the City’s website.
rezoning.vancouver.ca/applications/2209ebroadway/index.htm

GWAC Annual General Meeting – March 17th at 11AM and Special Panel Presentation on Modular Housing

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Our AGM is slated for Sunday, March 17th, from 11:00 am to 1:45 pm, at Canuck Family Education Centre, 1655 William Street (the southern-most building in the Britannia complex on the north side of Grandview Park). Everyone is welcome to attend to hear Board members’ annual reports, to enjoy our special panel on modular housing, and to vote for candidates for next year’s Board.

GWAC urges people who live or work in the neighbourhood to consider becoming part of the Board—put your name forward at the AGM. Members of the current GWAC Board hope to see many Grandview-Woodland neighbours at this annual event.

GWAC Annual General Meeting – March 17th at 11AM
Special panel on modular housing​

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February 20-21, 2019 Public Hearing 1636 Clark Drive and 1321-1395 East 1st Avenue

Update: The Public Hearing will reconvene on Thursday, February 21st at 3pm to hear from remaining speakers. Anyone who wishes to address Council on this proposal can sign up to speak before 3pm or in person at City Hall.

The Public Hearing for the proposed detox centre, sobering facilities, social enterprise space and low-moderate income housing complex proposed at 1st Avenue and Clark Drive is scheduled to take start on February 20, 2019 starting at 6pm at Vancouver City Hall. Information on the Public Hearing for 1636 Clark Drive and 1321-1395 East 1st Avenue and details on how to send in correspondence and how to sign up to speak are contained in the meeting agenda: https://council.vancouver.ca/20190220/phea20190220ag.htm

The proposed building would take the length of a City block, in a form that goes up to 120’ in height with an overall density as measured in Floor Space Ratio of 3.15. More details of this rezoning are online on the City’s webpage: rezoning.vancouver.ca/applications/1636clark/index.htm

GWAC’s response to the 1st Avenue and Clark proposal is available at this link: http://www.gwac.ca/news/gwacs-response-to-the-1st-and-clark-proposal

The minutes of the June 4, 2018 GWAC meeting contain further information on the proposal.
Additional details on the proposal and on City policy are available via the links below.

Grandview-Woodland Community Plan
Memorandum of Understanding

Model of proposal as presented at Open House