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Mid-rise condo in Vancouver

Vancouver‘s Chinatown has been an essential part of the city’s culture and history for over a century. While Chinatown was previously on the decline, it is now recovering thanks to locals who have worked hard to rehabilitate their community and municipal officials who have agreed to ease zoning restrictions. One specific change has had a significant impact on condominium projects like Keefer Block.

Solterra Development‘s The Keefer Block is a nine-story brick and concrete building with 81 units in the heart of Chinatown’s rapidly revitalizing historic district.

Solterra, on the other hand, wants to preserve the area’s historic and cultural significance. Therefore, they’ve given special attention to ensuring that their proposed structure would blend in with the historic area.

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Neighborhood

At 188 Keefer Place, in Vancouver’s famous Chinatown neighbourhood, historic architecture and old-town charm meet modern in this 10-storey Keefer Block condo.

With contemporary restaurants, cocktail bars, cafés, the Chinatown Night Market, retail malls, notable schools, banks, proximity to transit and the seawall, and condo complexes moving in, Chinatown is fast transforming into one of the city’s hippest areas.

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Transportation

The place got a 100% transit score, indicating that it is excellent for transportation, whether by public transportation or by car. Buses, the Skytrain, and bike lanes will be readily available to Keefer Block residents. Pacific Central Station is about 6 minutes away, and buses and trains depart from there.

TransLink is also responsible for certain maintaining roads and ferry operations within the region, in addition to providing public transportation.

Education

Residents, particularly young families, will be glad to find that the neighbourhood includes multiple excellent primary and secondary schools in addition to the superb dining, shopping, restaurants, parklands, and other attractions.

Admiral Seymour Elementary School, Lord Strathcona Elementary School, Crosstown Elementary School, Lowel High School, Alexander Academy, and other nearby schools are just a few of the options.

Those interested in pursuing post-secondary education may do so at the Simon Fraser University – Vancouver Campus, which is approximately 4 minutes away from the property.

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Outdoor

Keefer Block puts you steps away from dozens of the city’s best boutiques, cafés, and bistros, all while immersed in the sights and sounds of Chinatown.

Grocery shopping is made entertaining and simple by the nearby IGA Gastown, T&T market, and the several small markets bordering Main and Pender Street. In addition, the iconic Bao Bei Restaurant, Keefer Bar & Lounge are just steps away from Keefer Block to fulfill your appetite.

Not to mention the abundant green areas, parks, walking trails, and biking routes that the city has to offer. You may stroll your dog down the block to Andy Livingstone Park, Sun Yat-Sen Gardens, or the DR. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden and play in the sun.

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Amenities

Solterra Development, an award-winning developer, has developed Keefer Block. A ten-story concrete structure that has been completed in 2014. Residences will occupy the upper eight levels, while commercial space will occupy the lowest two.

Rafii Architects is working hard to ensure that the structure integrates into the historic Chinatown neighbourhood, even though it will be contemporary. As a result, two sides of the ten-story structure will have a red brick to match the older buildings across the street. On the other hand, lighter brick and stone will be utilized to give the space a more modern feel.

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The award-winning Occupy Design is behind the interior design of Keefer Block.

Each apartment will have an open floor design with multipurpose sections to maximize space and allow occupants to customize their homes to match their own needs.

Hardwood floors in the main living spaces, frosted glass panel doors in the bedrooms, high-quality roller blinds on the windows, fashionable interior with integrated appliances package, exquisite stone for backsplash and countertop, and broad plank wood flooring are all included in the apartments.

A wonderful rooftop patio & garden, suitable for holding big parties with an outdoor BBQ and fireplace lounge, shared garden plots, and a children’s playground with panoramic views are among the spectacular amenities.

Developer

Solterra Group of Companies specializes in developing and building top-quality high-rise residences and town homes. Over the past 18 years, the team at Solterra has been involved with the development of many award-winning multi-residential communities throughout the Lower Mainland. We understand the importance of a home and pride ourselves on creating residences that feature exceptional design, solid construction and quality finishes. With the emphasis on superior construction and stringent quality control, Solterra provides well-built and affordable homes for the discerning buyer. For your added peace of mind, our homes are backed by third party 2/5/10 warranty insurance.

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