Following demolition work, the future build site is now cleared for Olympic Station, a new residential development coming to 371 West 2nd Avenue. Approved in spring 2018, and developed by Aurmon False Creek Developments, in conjunction with Tidball projects, the project was designed by DYS Architecture.
Project statistics call for a gross floor area of 109,000 sq ft building, with a 12-storey tower connected to a 6-storey podium. The building will contain 133 market strata units, with 9 3-bedroom, 35 2-bedroom, 83 1-bedroom, and 6 studio condominiums. There will be three levels of underground parking and 137 parking spaces.
The project will target LEED Gold, which will primarily be achieved through water and energy efficiency, and stormwater management. The podium roof will feature a landscaped residential deck and amenity space, which includes a children’s play area and urban agriculture plots. There will also be indoor amenity space including an exercise room.The public amenity contribution will be a Community Amenity Contribution of $5,452,283, which will be used to fund affordable housing projects.
The project will be located in the Southeast False Creek area, and will have excellent access to public transit, with Olympic Village Station a 270 metre walk away, and the 084 bus line running along 2nd Ave. The site is also very close to the popular Olympic Village area, and Vancouver Seawall, and features an impressive Walk Score of 95.
SkyriseVancouver will be sure to return to this project as progress continues. For more information, check out the associated Database file and Forum thread, and as always, feel free to join the conversation in the comments section below.
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