Day Five of the 2016 “Gordie” Awards for “Most Polarizing Planning Issue”

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For 2016 there were four stories that were deemed by the Price Tags Editorial Board as being the Most Polarizing.

The 2016 Gordie Awards for the Most Polarizing Planning Issue go to:

Single Family residence at Alma and Point Grey Road--“the cube of darkness”

perhaps best synopsized here ]


Taking out three-story residential walk-up construction in Burnaby–“renters can get a room with a view”


Trump Tower –” what are they thinking low hanging fruit, definitely a huge sore spot.Official opening postponed, although much of the building is in every-day use through the back door.”

Americanization of Vancouver City Hall –“time was the City Manager and the department heads worked at city hall for years, knew the system and everyone’s names, and worked up to their positions. City Managers were also not hires of new Councils, instead  managing approved policy over several…

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