Frances Street

Project Details
Project Details

Frances Street will be an Indigenous focused housing project for singles and families in Vancouver, BC.  The project entails a redevelopment of   an existing three-storey building, which previously offered 27 affordable rental suites for urban Indigenous singles and families before being irreparably damaged by fire in December 2017.  The new build, designed to enhance the density, efficiency, and cultural value of housing on the site through a Passive House, Mass Timber, cedar basket-inspired apartment building consisting of 81 affordable rental units across 9 storeys.   This point supported CLT building champions the City’s sustainability goals, while providing a striking visual reminder of the historic cultural practices of the Indigenous peoples who have called these lands home.  Seagate, working closely with our construction partners at Fabwell and Ventana Construction, installed both the structural steel and the CLT panels making up the superstructure of the building.

  • Address – 1766 Frances St., Vancouver, BC
  • Building Type – Multi-Family Residential
  • Size – 84,472 sq. ft.
  • Year Completed – 2024
  • Material Types – Point loaded CLT on Steel columns and beams
  • No. of Stories – 10 plus mechanical rooms on the room, all on top of one level of concrete parking
  • Architect – GBL Architects Inc.
  • Owner – Vancouver Native Housing Society