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8 on the Park
Uses: condo, townhome
Address: Park Avenue at Vancouver Street
Municipality: Victoria
Region: Urban core
Storeys: 4
Condo units: 6 (1BR, 2BR, penthouse, townhome)
Sales status: sold out / resales only
8 On the Park is an eight condo unit, four storey buildings situated on Park Avenue east of Vancouver Street o... (view full profile)
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[Victoria - Fairfield] 8 on the Park | 4-storeys | Built - completed in 2015

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#61 mbjj

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 08:08 AM

Ugly with ugly plain windows and a lot of concrete. No charm. Every time I see a sign heralding "Another Abstract Development" I cringe. They are all ugly. Didn't they build that horrible townhouse development in the 1000 block of Richardson? A lovely little bungalo with a tidy garden was sacrificed for that. Does anyone even live in those places? I walk past it every day and all but a couple of units seem entirely shuttered. It's a blight and several large shade-giving trees were also cut down.

#62 mbjj

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 08:14 AM

I just noticed on the photos that huge open space at the back supported by only a few pillars. I know nothing of construction but recently watched a program on PBS about the types of buildings in Chile which collapsed during one of their earthquakes. Many featured just such construction.

#63 jonny

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 08:15 AM

This is turning out nicer than I had imagined it would.


Just kidding NP, I'm usually a fan of Abstract's designs, but I think it's ugly.

Edited by jonny, 08 January 2016 - 08:23 AM.

#64 lanforod

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 08:21 AM

That white stucco was a terrible choice for siding though. I think it would look much better with something else. That picture that also shows a much older building with similar white stucco is a good example of how bland and ugly this really is. The railings and water features etc are just trying to put lipstick on a pig. Large expanses of stucco is terrible design.

#65 jklymak

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 08:53 AM

Yes Abstract seems to have been phoning it in for a while.

#66 MarkoJ

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 05:18 PM

Has occupancy been granted?


Yes, my clients have moved in.

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#67 Mike K.

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Posted 09 January 2016 - 09:04 AM


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#68 Kapten Kapsell

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Posted 10 October 2016 - 04:44 PM

Let's mark this one complete as well; I walked by it today and the building was definitely occupied.
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