Parkway is a proposal to restore the two-storey Wellburn's Market building at the intersection of Cook Street and Pandora Avenue and to construct a low-rise new-build residential building on the market's adjacent parking lot along Cook Street.
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it got 403 comments on victoria buzz facebook. so mission accomplished i guess.
it does have 8 paragraphs about the history of wellburns.
and then yes the story says rentals - contrary to the headline. of course they could be strata-titled rentals then technically they are condos.
the headline is "105-year-old food market to be shut down and redeveloped into condos" so it's not that far off.
Who owned the building and property in any event that made the deal with the developer?
SoF is going to crush Wellburns to dust.
They said the same thing about the Town & Country Fairway Market.
The Victoria Buzz comments are interesting. Three different people criticize the project as follows:
Do they not realize that the CoV and the neighbourhood groups enforce the blanding that they despise? If you don't like the blanding then stop asking for it.
The 37,000 square foot full-service grocery store will be the chain's eighth in the Capital Region.
Save-On-Foods, 600 upcoming residences set new course for North Park's and Harris Green's Pandora Avenue
Downtown Victoria's Pandora Avenue corridor is slated for big changes as developers focus in along the under-developed thoroughfare.
Rental apartments and modern commercial space will replace the aging Caption Building and its adjacent surface parking lot.