It’s been Lynn Valley’s watering hole for over 25 years, but the owner of the land below the Black Bear Pub is looking to redevelop it.
The North Vancouver District Planning Department now has a preliminary proposal to demolish the faux heritage building and parking lot and replace them with an average six-storey building containing 98 purpose-built rental apartments and 12,000 square feet of space. commercial on the ground floor.
The proposal includes 108 underground parking spaces for vehicles (74 for residents and 34 shared for visitors) as well as 195 bicycle parking spaces.
The land is part of Lynn Valley town centre, which is slated for mixed-use commercial/residential redevelopment as part of the district’s official community plan, although council will have to vote on a rezoning by-law for the development to go ahead. forward.
The project includes a new greenway for pedestrians and cyclists leading to the plaza outside the Lynn Valley Center mall.
The nearby Safeway site is also the subject of a preliminary development application being reviewed by district planning staff. Crombie REIT is looking to build five six- to 12-story buildings, with 479 homes, a new supermarket and 13,400 square feet of public amenity space, and 713 underground parking spaces, at 1170 East 27th St.