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Oliver Crossing | 21m | 7s | Eagle Builders | Gardner Architecture Inc.

Avenuer

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Jun 16, 2021
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Description of Development
To construct a 222 Dwelling Apartment House building with an Above Ground and Underground Parkade.
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10312 - 111 STREET NW
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westcoastjos

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It kinda looks like a slightly (slightly) better version of 121 with those same weird black railing balconies.
Yeah. The dividers on the balconies like this almost always look cheap. I hope they use good materials, but I'm not optimistic - I don't know if I have ever seen those balcony dividers done well unless it is some time of wood between the two or brick, but both of those options are pricey.
 

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Well perhaps they are going for that lucrative nostalgic, discharged from a community hospital market, although I am not sure that market exists.

I think it is more likely the plain, bland , sort of institutional look is inspired by trying to do things on the cheap. I don't believe that always works, particularly in a market when there are many other choices. I think people might just look at it and pass it up or want it for a lot less.

I think they are really missing an opportunity to create something more distinctive by incorporating more of the historic buildings on the site. Half hearted facadism is the worst.
 

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I'm surprised there's no retail on the ground level or am I wrong here? I feel like it would be better if they had that?
If I remember correctly from my conversation with someone from Eagle Builders, there's a coffee shop that'll be built on the ground level. That's the extent of this building's commercial offering.
 

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