The concept for a redesign of Gastown’s Blood Alley Square was revealed at a recent open house hosted by the City of Vancouver.
Henriquez Partners Architects has reworked the design for a 10-storey, mixed-use development on West Cordova in Gastown, and it’s a huge improvement. The development is a partnership between Westbank and BC Housing, and will see both the Stanley and New Fountain hotel façades retained, and a 10-storey building added behind. The site is unique as […]
The City of Vancouver is proposing a major rehabilitation of Blood Alley in Gastown, with construction beginning in 2018. The existing brick paving and granite blocks were introduced to Blood Alley — also known as Trounce Alley — in the 1970s, as part of the city’s Gastown beautification project. Over 40 years later, many of the […]
Blood Alley in Gastown is set to receive a makeover with the redevelopment of two heritage buildings on Cordova Street in a unique partnership between a developer and the provincial government. The provincial government is planning to buy the New Fountain Shelter and the Stanley Hotel in Gastown for $27 million. The two buildings were […]