The 1555 Robson by VKJ Investment site is located on a prominent retail corridor, well known for being active, vibrant and bustling with pedestrian activity. Retail uses along the site’s frontage are supported by low-speed vehicular movement, convenient on street parking and pedestrian-friendly design.
Alongwith the provision of small scale retail at grade, street trees, canopies outdoor seating and sandwich boards will be used along the site’s frontage to preserve the fabric of the Lower Robson Corridor and provide a continuous enhanced pedestrian experience.
1555 Robson by VKJ Investment will provide a frontage of greater than 130 ft along the site’s frontage on Robson Street and maintain a depth of 130 ft along Cardero Street.
As anticipated in the West End – Tower Form, Siting and Setbacks (2017) Plannning Bylaw Administration Bulletin, 1555 Robson by VKJ Investment will maintain a distance of 80 ft from existing and proposed towers around the site, including the tower proposed at 1550 Alberni (northeast of the site).
1555 Robson by VKJ Investment will provide a podium, which is framed with white metal paneling and glazing beginning along Robson Street and wrapping around to Cardero Street. Above the podium, a vertical seam divides the tower massing into two contrasting planes, which are broken up with balconies to reinforce the architectural design and provide visual interest to the skyline.
To create more intimate entrances for residents, while maintaining the prominence of commercial entrances on Robson Street, the residential lobbies of 1555 Robson will be located on Cardero Street, while conmercial and office entrances will be located on Robson Street.
Entrances for each component of this development will be designed to be unique and easy to identify and will included features such as:
· Strategically locating the residential lobbies along Cardero Street
· Glazing at grade coupled with activated frontages along Robson Street to frame the commercial/retail entrances and increase a sense of interaction with activities on the street.
The density for 1555 Robson by VKJ Investment is 8.75 FSR, of which 1.2 FSR will be dedicated to commercial uses.
The views and sunlight on sidewalks will be maximized through the provision of residential floor plates that do not exceed 5,500 sf which are set bak above the podium.
The proposed form of development will maintain existing important public street end views to the North Shore mountains, English By, Burrard Inlet and Stanley Parl.
Parking and bicycle storage will be located on 5 underground levels, accessible from the lane. Site servicing and loading areas will be located at grade also accessible from the lane.
The proposal from IBI Group to develop 1555 Robson by VKJ Investment includes:
· A 28-storey, mixed-use building with office and retail uses at ground level
· 177 residential units including 24 units of social housing
· A Floor Space Ratio, FSR of 9.63 (approximately 174,837 sf)
· A building height of approximately 300 ft.
Building Name: 1555 Robson
Address: 1555 Robson Street, Vancouver BC
Developer: VKJ (Cardero) Investment LP
Architect: IBI Group Architects Inc.
Interior Design: N/A
Year Built: N/A
Suites: 177 in which 153 are are market strata units and 24 are social housing units
Property Type: Residential, commercial & office
Neighbourhood: West End
Deposit Structure: N/A
Cost/Square Foot: N/A
Monthly Maintenance: N/A
Cost To Purchase Parking: N/A
Cost To Purchase Storage: N/A
Contact Agnieszka Stryjecka for more information on 1555 Robson, floor plans & pricing.
firstname.lastname@example.org MLA Realty 778.991.5881
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