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Future East Vancouver building includes lock-off suites

A single-family home on Slocan Street in East Vancouver will make way for a six-unit building designed by FLAT Architecture Inc.

The three-and-a-half storey building is permitted under the site’s RM-7 zoning, and will add significant density to the mid-block site.

Two basement units measure 553 square feet each, with their own attached lock-off suites of 340 square feet. The remaining units are standard two and three bedroom units, and the upper units will have rooftop patios.

Exterior finishings consist of brick cladding on the basement level, and HardiPlank siding and panels on the upper levels.

The development includes four surface parking spaces accessed from the lane. The developer is asking for a relaxation of one space from what’s required — and points to the project’s location close to bus routes on Kingsway as well as several cycling routes.

5092 Slocan Street location
Location of upcoming development at 5092 Slocan Street in East Vancouver. Credit: FLAT Architecture Inc.

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Peter Meiszner
Peter Meiszner
Peter Meiszner is an experienced journalist and media relations professional, based in Vancouver. As founder of urbanYVR.com, he has been reporting on urban development across the Lower Mainland since 2016, and has also served as vice-chair of the Gastown Historic Area Planning Committee. In October 2022, he was elected to Vancouver city council and is no longer actively reporting for urbanYVR.

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