Our Urban Village, a Vancouver Cohousing Community

Project Updates

Unit 11, Studio (494 sq ft)

This apartment feels like a town house with its own entrance off tree-lined Ontario Place, its own front patio and higher ceilings (approx 13′) than the rest of the units, which makes it seem larger. There is no wasted space in this unit. It contains an open-concept kitchen (with dishwasher), living and sleeping areas and …

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New Year, New Neighbours

All the best for the New Year! It’s going to be a big one! In 2022, Our Urban Village cohousing will be looking for the last 4 households to join our community and will celebrate the completion of construction late in the year. That’s a lot! Attracting new owners to our community is priority number …

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Excavation underway

In the past few weeks our project has gone from the removal of the single family home on the site to a giant hole in the ground. It’s been astonishing to see how quickly progress has been made. First a digger appeared on site and next thing you know, there’s a hole in the ground. …

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Now you see it, now you don’t!

Getting a site ready for demolition is a weeks’ long process. Our building is replacing a 1950’s era duplex, and pulling out recyclable materials like wood takes time. So does the safe removal of asbestos and insulation before demolition can begin. We’ve grown used to seeing almost imperceptible changes on our site daily. When we …

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Construction update photo gallery

Our construction partners have been working steadily since April. The old house at Ontario Place and Main is now gone. In its place is a big hole! The site has been cleared and excavation is underway. We’re so thankful for all of our wonderful partners: TOMO Spaces (developer), MA+HG (architect), the Haebler Group (builder), and …

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