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Rental apartments, new London Drugs on East Hastings

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A long-awaited redevelopment of the London Drugs on East Hastings in the Hastings-Sunrise neighbourhood is finally moving forward, years after the west portion of the site was partially cleared.

RH Architects has applied to the City of Vancouver for the development of a six-storey building with 150 secured market rental units, and a new London Drugs store on the ground floor, with a pharmacy, medical clinic and restaurant.

There will also be 147 underground parking stalls, and 315 bicycle parking spaces, and the site is bordered by a large surface parking lot to the north operated by the local BIA.

Renderings: Rental apartments and new London Drugs for East Hastings Street

Hastings London Drugs rentals rendering
Rendering of new London Drugs and rental development on East Hastings Street. Credit: RH Architects
Hastings London Drugs rentals rendering
Rendering of rear of new London Drugs and rental development on East Hastings Street. Credit: RH Architects
Hastings London Drugs rentals rendering
Rendering of rear of new London Drugs and rental development on East Hastings Street. Credit: RH Architects

The building will have two residential lobbies — one on Penticton Street, and the other on the far west of the site, on East Hastings Street.

Thirty-five per cent of the units will be suitable for families (two-bedroom or larger) and there will be multiple amenity spaces, including an indoor amenity on the second floor connected with an outdoor amenity on the podium, and a larger outdoor amenity space on the rooftop.

Rendering of rooftop amenity area
Rendering of rooftop amenity area. Credit: RH Architects

This is the second new London Drugs store currently planned in Vancouver.

A new London Drugs store with residential units on top is planned at the corner of West 4th Avenue and Macdonald on Vancouver’s west side.

2803-2865 West 4th Avenue proposed building
Proposed London Drugs at West 4th and Macdonald in Kitsilano.

Adjacent to the East Hastings site, a six-storey secured market rental building with ground floor retail is planned for the eastern corner of East Hastings and Penticton, designed by Studio One Architecture.

2601 East Hastings Street overhead
Aerial view. Credit: Studio One Architecture Inc.
Peter Meiszner
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