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124 homes approved for Cambie Street next to Queen Elizabeth Park

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Kenneth Chan Mar 18, 2018 12:02 pm 3,819

Last week, Vancouver City Council approved rezoning applications for two residential buildings at the southeast corner of the intersection of Cambie Street and West 35th Avenue – next to Queen Elizabeth Park.

Cambie Street West 35th Avenue

The southeast corner of the intersection of Cambie Street and West 35th Avenue. (Google Maps Streetview)

Both developments, totalling 124 new homes, were designed by GBL Architects and considered under the Cambie Corridor Plan, which permits residential buildings reaching up to six storeys along this span of the street. Altogether, the buildings replace six existing single-family homes.

Cambie Street

Future redevelopments in the area of the intersection of Cambie Street and West 35th Avenue in Vancouver. (GBL Architects)

5130-5170 Cambie Street

This project calls for a six-storey, 66-ft-tall building with 65 residential units and 98 parking stalls within two underground levels. The unit mix is 29 one-bedroom units, 32 two-bedroom units, and four three-bedroom units.

5130-5170 Cambie Street Vancouver

Site of 5130-5170 Cambie Street, Vancouver. (GBL Architects)

With 63,230 sq. ft. of floor area on a 25,914-sq-ft site, the building has a floor area 2.44 times the size of its lot (FSR).

5130-5170 Cambie Street Vancouver

Artistic rendering of 5130-5170 Cambie Street, Vancouver. (GBL Architects)

5130-5170 Cambie Street Vancouver

Artistic rendering of 5130-5170 Cambie Street, Vancouver. (GBL Architects)

5190-5226 Cambie Street

On the site immediately south of the aforementioned redevelopment, there will be a new six-storey, 66-ft-tall building with 59 residential units. The unit mix is three studio units, 23 one-bedroom units, 23 two-bedroom units, and 10 three-bedroom units.

5190-5226 Cambie Street

Site of 5190-5226 Cambie Street, Vancouver. (GBL Architects)

There will also be a 7,383-sq-ft privately operated daycare facility, with 4,484-sq-ft of indoor space and 2,899-sq-ft of outdoor space.

A total of 101 parkings stalls will be constructed within two underground levels.

5190-5226 Cambie Street Vancouver

Artistic rendering of 5190-5226 Cambie Street, Vancouver. (GBL Architects)

With 65,624 sq. ft. of floor area on a 27,286-sq-ft site, the building has a floor area 2.43 times the size of its lot (FSR).

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Kenneth Chan
National Features Editor at Daily Hive, the evolution of Vancity Buzz. He covers local architecture, urban issues, politics, business, retail, economic development, transportation and infrastructure, and the travel industry. Kenneth is also a Co-Founder of New Year's Eve Vancouver. Connect with him at kenneth[at]dailyhive.com

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