Category: Construction

UBC cricket field

October 6th, 2019 — A quick game of cricket on UBC’s east mall, once trees and grass, is now played on concrete and resembles an inner city basketball game. Construction on the campus has turned what was many years ago a leafy, grassy, comfortable university into a downtown metropolis with architecture similar in style to 1950’s Moscow. University people profess to be green, to believe in global warming, but they cut down trees and pave lawns as fast as a gyppo logging outfit.

Updated: October 19, 2019 — 9:55 pm

Church parking lot

September 7th, 2019 — What was the parking lot of the First Baptist Church at Nelson and Burrard is now a hole in the ground soon to be condominiums.

Updated: September 11, 2019 — 9:38 pm

Leaky building

August 20th, 2019 — Dunbar Apartments, a 51-unit social housing building at 16th and Dunbar, is being repaired at a cost of $4.5 million because of leaks and structural problems. The building is 9 years old and cost $8.5 million to build and has been under a blue tarp for close to a year.

Updated: August 20, 2019 — 8:48 pm

Vancouver House Condo

May 20th, 2019 — The Vancouver House condo development from the Granville Bridge Seymour Street off ramp on a rainy day.

Updated: July 18, 2019 — 9:53 pm

Condo with a view

May 17th, 2019 –If the Vancouver House condominium development being built between the Granville Street Bridge and the Seymour Street off ramp has balconies the residents will be able to shake hands with pedestrians walking across the bridge.

Updated: May 17, 2019 — 10:32 pm