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Rental homes slated for corner of West 4th and Balaclava

Ekistics Architecture has designed a six-storey, secured market rental building for the corner of West 4th and Balaclava in Kitsilano.

The development will include 35 secured rental units, with 20 per cent assigned to moderate income households, as part of the Moderate Income Rental Housing Pilot Program.

The unit mix will be as follows:

  • eight studios
  • 14 one-bedroom
  • 13 two-bedroom

There will be a total of 15 underground parking stalls and 54 bike spaces. An indoor and outdoor amenity space is planned for the corner of West 4th and Balaclava, adjacent to the building lobby.

A community open house will be held on Wednesday March 11, 2020, 5-8 pm at H.R. MacMillan Space Centre (Lobby), 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver.

West 4th and Balaclava site
Project site. Credit: Ekistics Architecture
West 4th and Balaclava rendering
Building rendering. Credit: Ekistics Architecture

The project is about one block away from another proposal at the site of building fire near West 4th and Macdonald Street, on the former site of the Topanga Cafe.

New Kits building
New building proposed on the site of a Kitsilano fire. Credit: BÜRO47architecture

And on the northwest corner of West 4th and Macdonald, a residential development is planned including a London Drugs on the ground floor.

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

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