Aria | 12- & 12-storeys | Residential, commercial | Completed in 2009

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Aria is located immediately across the street from the Y-lot development (Marriott Inner Harbour, Astoria and Belvedere towers) and the downtown lawn bowling field meets the property immediately to the south.

Originally proposed as a 19- and 14-storey two-tower development, some councillors found issue with the height and through a lengthy design process the project eventually received municipal approval at 12-storeys.

The entire length of the development has ground floor retail space.

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Project Statistics

  • Status: Built
  • Construction Dates
    Begins: 2006
    Completed: 2009
  • Floor Count: 12 and 12
  • Height
    Roof: 36.7m
  • Units: 212
  • Building uses
    Residential, commercial
  • Structural types
    Highrise
  • Address: 700-block of Humboldt Street
  • Municipality: Victoria

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This project's public discussion on VibrantVictoria.ca

Below are the five latest responses to the dedicated discussion thread for this project:

Holden West

Sep 11, 2009 at 8:59 pm

I'm thinking the airy area outside the Aria should have had a double collonade of trees on either side of the sidewalk instead of a single row of trees. They do this in Vancouver a lot now. There's just too much empty space now.

VicHockeyFan

Mar 17, 2010 at 5:19 pm

Here is a suite in the Aria for $2M. I'd have to have a net worth of over $200M to drop that kind of cash on an Aria suite.

aastra

Mar 17, 2010 at 9:22 pm

Say what?

CharlieFoxtrot

Mar 17, 2010 at 10:31 pm

^^

"...ready for the discerning buyer..."

Hence the craigslist ad. :)

piltdownman

Mar 17, 2010 at 11:12 pm

This 18th story penthouse for sale at The Falls for the same price looks a bit better to me.

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