The following is excerpted from a press release issued by the City of Vancouver.
The City of Vancouver is collecting feedback on the 889 Drake St. (formerly 1290 Hornby St.) development application.
This development proposal includes a ~13,000 sq. ft. cultural amenity space. The proposed cultural amenity will be delivered to the City and includes 2 floors of dedicated arts and culture presentation (visual or media arts) and shared artist production space. At a later date, the City will seek to select a non-profit arts and culture operator for the facility.
Wall Financial Corporation has applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to develop the following on this site:
Height of 109.28 m (358.53 ft.)
Total FSR of 11.99
217 strata-titled residential units
A cultural amenity space, turnkey to the City
Five levels of underground parking with vehicular access from the lane
This rezoning application was approved by City Council, following Public Hearing on July 7, 2022. Among the conditions of Council’s approval, the applicant must obtain approval of a development permit.
The Development Permit Board will decide on the permit at a virtual meeting on: Monday, December 11, 2023 at 3:00 pm.
Comments will be collected up until the Development Permit Board decision date