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Category Archives: Redevelopment
The parking lot at the main entrance of Pearson has recently been greatly reduced. We are down to about 40 parking spots – where before there were closer to 100. For now, parking on the street is free so if … Continue reading
On July 20, 2017, three GPC Residents were able to go and speak at the City of Vancouver’s public hearing on the rezoning application. Several more were heard in a new method – pre-recorded video contribution. This enabled people who … Continue reading
The redevelopment planning continues for the land on which George Pearson Centre sits. In 2016, members of Resident Council became concerned that very few residents were directly engaged in the planning. It is a complex process that is inherently difficult … Continue reading
It is a slow process, but then something big happens. VCH is selling most of the Pearson-Dogwood lands to a developer. Back in September 2014, Vancouver Coastal Health posted a Request for Proposals regarding the Pearson Dogwood Redevelopment. While they … Continue reading
In the months following the City of Vancouver’s approval of the land use policy statement, residents at Pearson had heard no news about the redevelopment. Then in September there was a memo. The revised plan looks quite a bit different. … Continue reading
Just two days ago, on January 22, 2013, City Council’s Planning, Transportation, and Environment Committee met to review VCH’s application for new policy for the Pearson Dogwood site. The application refers to the existence of supported housing units as well … Continue reading
On December 9, 2013, a collaborative report on housing and support options was released by the Pearson Residents Redevelopment Group (PRRG), the City of Vancouver’s Persons with Disabilities Advisory Committee (PDAC) and the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD). … Continue reading
On Sept 12 and 14, the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) planners hosted an Open House – the third one so far. The purpose was to share the plans with the public and gather feedback regarding the … Continue reading
Planning for the site on which Pearson sits has actually been underway for over a year, quietly at first, and slowly gaining momentum. It has been discussed several times in the past – that the aging building that houses Pearson … Continue reading