The southwest corner of West 6th Avenue and Fir Street is in the middle of a major transition. Vancouver-based Austeville Properties is developing the 12-storey Art on 6th at the site, which boasts a design by W.T. Leung Architects. The modern purpose-built apartment tower will add 97 much-needed rental units to Vancouver's housing inventory.

Art on 6th construction progress, image by Forum contributor City Of Rain

The unit breakdown sees 55 one-bedroom, ten one-bedroom-plus dens, and 32 two-bedroom units added to the Fairview neighbourhood. All suites include open or enclosed balconies, vinyl plank flooring, kitchen and bathroom quartz countertops, and in-suite laundry. Amenities will include a fitness centre, furnished guest suite, a carwash bay, and 22 electric car docking stations. The development puts its onsite parking garage across three underground levels.

Art on 6th construction progress, image by Forum contributor City Of Rain

Art on 6th is targeting LEED Gold certification, with low-flow toilets and energy-efficient lighting among the eco-friendly fixtures installed in the building. Architecturally, the exterior will be composed of glass spandrel panels and grey terracotta cladding.

Art on 6th construction progress, image by Forum contributor City Of Rain

Art on 6th is targeting summer 2018 occupancy. Additional images and information can be found in the Database file linked below. Want to get involved in the discussion or share your photos? Check out the associated Forum thread or leave a comment in the field provided at the bottom of this page.

Related Companies:  Austeville Properties Ltd., Durante Kreuk Landscape Architects, W. T. Leung Architects