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Keefer Street: Condo Proposal and Neighbourhood Groups

keefer street: The project has been in the works since 2013, but concerns over gentrification and fitting in with the character of Chinatown have caused neighbourhood groups to oppose it, according to CBC. The newest proposal calls for the building to be 27 metres tall, a decrease from the 35 metres as initially proposed. Beedie Group, in a Friday media release, said it had submitted an amended application to the city of Vancouver for 105 Keefer Street, a condo proposal voted down by council in June. In a statement, the developers said it pledges to work with the city and community and vowed to provide important subsidized cultural ground-floor space, and better pedestrian areas in plaza. Beedie also pledged to revise the building's exterior to ensure that the character of the building is reflective of its context and rich heritage of the area. The space will be accessible for a multi-generational, multi-ethnic, and multilingual user-base with emphasis on seniors, the statement said. ( As reported in the news.