As part of the West End plan, new density was to be concentrated on the western end of Davie Street, leaving the Gay Village up the hill as a more low-rise streetfront. And so the one-storey spec commercial buildings from Denman to Cardero became highly desirable. This one is soon to go:
To be replaced by this:
It retains the commercial frontage but, at least in the rendering, lacks very much architectural interest, while significantly changing the scale of the street.