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Vancouver Real Estate

After Vancouverism: a conversation with Larry Beasley at the Gwerk Salon

Larry Beasley suggests an "intense, dense" future for Vancouver.
Mayor Gregor Robertson, chairing April 15 City Council meeting

Downtown Eastside Local Area Plan: Housing amendments pass

DTES LAP housing amendments pass despite lack of confidence from the area's poor.

Grandview-Woodland Community Plan gets competition from local group

Mistrust and lack of communication gum up the Grandview-Woodland Community Plan after nearly a year.
Bjarke Ingels

Gesamtkunstwerk and Vancouver House: "Vancouverism 2.0"

Reimagining the foot of the Granville Bridge.

City Council approves DTES Local Area Plan amid social housing dispute

A road map for the DTES. Carr says social housing provisions "fall short" of meeting Vancouver's needs.

City Hall liveblog: Marpole Community Plan, Engaged City Task Force report

Engaged City, changing city: Marpole Community Plan, social isolation, and civic involvement.

Even real estate consultants hate condo towers: Eco-density discussion in Grandview

If you think an urban planning professor hates condo towers, wait 'til you hear the professional real estate consultant.

45,000 Chinese millionaires left hanging as Canada ends wealth-based immigration scheme

Ottawa poised to close a visa programme that has flooded Vancouver with money.

Movie recommendations for the last three days of VIFF 2013

The VIFF judges picked The Dick Knost Show as their best B.C. Film
The Fox and the Grapes

Don't call Vancouver a bitch

If you describe the city as a stuck-up woman, you're being a sexist dude.