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Oak Street townhouses showcase traditional design

Eighteen townhouses are slated for Oak Street between West 55th and West 57th avenues on Vancouver’s west side.

There will two townhouse buildings, arranged around a central courtyard. The Oak Street frontage will be three storeys, and the laneway frontage will be two-and-a-half storeys. Unit sizes will range from 530 – 1,227 square feet, and include three one-bedroom units, five two-bedroom units and ten three-bedroom units.

The design is by Formwerks Architectural, well-known for building modern interpretations of traditional architecture. 

Fa├žade materials will include stone, slab dashed stucco, ornamental moulding, metal clad window bays and wrought iron flower boxes.

Oak Street townhouses rendering
Proposed streetscape along laneway looking east. Credit: Formwerks Architectural
Oak Street townhouses rendering
Project location on Oak Street between W. 55th and W. 57th avenues. Credit: Formwerks Architectural

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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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