Even with sky-high land costs in the City of Vancouver not all developers are relying on multiple lot assembly in order to build mixed use projects.  While traveling around East Vancouver you notice various multi-family developments making it work on smaller lots, some as narrow as 33′.

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4376 Fraser Street

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3401 Fraser Street

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6555 Victoria Drive

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3939 Knight Street

Simple but effective none the less.  No doubt the metrics work due to the less desirable arterials when compared to the Westside, but nice to see some basic effort in materials and ornamentation.  These buildings have more architectural interest than some of the newly proposed downtown condo towers.