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The Maker Exchange coming soon to Railtown

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A unique, mixed-use building is proposed for Railway Street in the emerging Railtown neighbourhood in the Downtown Eastside.

The building, developed by Rendition Developments and Omicron, is called the Maker Exchange.聽The seven-storey building is permitted under the area’s industrial (I-4) zoning.

The building will contain the following:

  • Manufacturing uses on the first through sixth floors;
  • General office uses on the sixth and seventh floors;
  • Two restaurants, class 1 on the first floor
  • underground parking for 160 vehicles
  • four high-speed elevators

Materials will include pre-finished metal cladding, concrete and clay masonry veneer, and architectural concrete.

Amenities will include:

  • outdoor view balconies on select floors with full gas, water and electrical
  • large amenity roof deck with views of downtown Vancouver and the North Shore
  • bicycle storage and end-of-trip facilities
  • exclusive use of private shuttle bus service to聽TransLink locations

The architect on the project is聽Mallen Gowing Berzins Architecture Inc. (MGBA). Occupancy is expected for Q3 2020.

450-494 Railway Street rendering
Rendering of seven-storey mixed-use building at 450-494 Railway Street in Railtown in the Downtown Eastside. Credit: Omicron/MGBA
450-494 Railway rendering street front
Rendering of seven-storey mixed-use building at 450-494 Railway Street in Railtown in the Downtown Eastside. Credit: Omicron/MGBA
Peter Meiszner
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