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2 rental housing buildings proposed for southern end of Oak Street in Vancouver

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Kenneth Chan May 15, 2018 11:35 am 531

A rezoning application has been submitted to the city to redevelop a mid-block site near the north end of the Oak Street Bridge in South Vancouver.

According to the proposal by W.T. Leung Architects, two existing buildings reaching two and three storeys with 43 apartment units at 8636-8656 Oak Street could be redeveloped into two six-storey, 60-ft-tall buildings with 91 secured market rental units.

8636-8656 Oak Street, Vancouver

Location of 8636-8656 Oak Street, Vancouver. (W.T. Leung Architects)

8636-8656 Oak Street, Vancouver

Location of 8636-8656 Oak Street, Vancouver. (W.T. Leung Architects)

8636-8656 Oak Street, Vancouver

Artistic rendering of the property, Vancouver. (W.T. Leung Architects)

The unit mix is 29 studio units, 29 one-bedroom units, 27 two-bedroom units, and six three-bedroom units.

There will be a total floor area of 58,690 sq. ft. on the 23,500 sq. ft. lot, giving the redevelopment a floor space ratio (FSR) density of 2.5 times the size of the property.

8636-8656 Oak Street, Vancouver

Artistic rendering of the property, Vancouver. (W.T. Leung Architects)

A total of 76 vehicle parking stalls and 115 bicycle parking spaces will be located within two levels of underground parking.

This project is being considered under the Marpole Community Plan.

8636-8656 Oak Street, Vancouver

Artistic rendering of the property, Vancouver. (W.T. Leung Architects)

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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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