To: Vancouver Mayor and Council

Don't let new condos flatten the Brickhouse!

Don't let new condos flatten the Brickhouse!

Don't let a new condo development flatten the Brickhouse. Do enter into a real consultation with the Chinatown community to ensure that new developments don't threaten to strip the character of the community and drive more people out of the market.

Why is this important?

Vancouver is drowning in an ocean of copy-and-paste corporate chain bars. The Brickhouse is a great independent bar, but now it could be demolished to make way for a new condo development in Chinatown. The Creekside Student Residence and Jimi Hendrix shrine could be taken out with it.

Please sign now to call for Vancouver's mayor and council to stop the demolition of the Brickhouse and start a real consultation a real consultation with the Chinatown community to ensure that new developments don't threaten to strip the character of the community and drive more people out of the market.

Sources:

1. The heritage battle for Chinatown http://www.vancouversun.com/touch/story.html?id=10384991

2. The Brickhouse might be demolished http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/story.html?id=10384999

Photo by Edward L.

How it will be delivered

If we reach 5,000 signatures we'll hand deliver the petition to the mayor and council.

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Reasons for signing

  • The importance of preservation of buildings of historical value in our city should be a priority. Unfortunately, the city and developers think otherwise. Inorder for a city to grow, a city needs a strong foundation - that foundation is heritage. Without a history a city becomes a vast landscape of destitution. Stop the greed and embrace culture and history!
  • You cannot tear down the Jimi Hendrix shrine. It's a part of history/culture of Van.
  • This is my community and my family. If you appreciate chinese culture you need to care for the people who created the for you.

Updates

2014-11-27 03:07:03 -0500

500 signatures reached

2014-11-25 01:52:27 -0500

100 signatures reached

2014-11-25 00:34:21 -0500

50 signatures reached

2014-11-24 22:20:19 -0500

25 signatures reached

2014-11-24 21:26:35 -0500

10 signatures reached