Chinatown Towers Media Roundup

Downtown Eastside activists, Chinatown Leaders at odds over higher buildings
Fraces Bula, Globe and Mail (January 24, 2011)

Downtown Eastside organizations worry about rents being pushed up by condo towers
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Eric Chan, Ming Pao Daily News (January 26, 2011) *Chinese language

Chinatown groups ask city to approve building heights plan
Yolande Cole, Georgia Straight (March 10, 2011)

Low-income Chinatown residents raise concerns about towers proposal
Yolande Cole, Georgia Straight (March 14, 2011)

Residents ready to fight for the future of Chinatown
Ian Austin, The Province (March 14, 2011)

Call to stop Chinatown highrises
Richard Zussman, 24 Hours News (March 14, 2011)

Why Chinatown needs to grow taller
Joe Wai, The Tyee (March 16, 2011)

Vancouver's Chinatown faces change as building heights go to public hearing
Yolande Cole, Georgia Straight (March 17, 2011)

Public hearing on Chinatown heights study begins at city hall
Yolande Cole, Georgia Straight (March 17, 2011)

Liveblogging the Chinatown Height Review public hearings
Jocelyn Gollner, Vancouver Observer (March 17, 2011)

Fighting the height at City Hall
Murray Bush, Vancouver Media Coop (March 18, 2011)

Vancouver Council meeting on Chinatown rezoning packed
Andrea Woo, Vancouver Sun (March 18, 2011)

Public hearing on proposed towers to reconvene in April
Yolande Cole, Georgia Straight (March 18, 2011)

Protesters decry tower plan in Chinatown: Vancouver city hall swells with concerned citizens
Aikira Owen, Vancouver Courier (March 21, 2011)

How "revitalization" demolished Chinatown housing and small shops
Rider Cooey, Vancouver Media Coop (March 21, 2011)

On Vancouver's 125: Remember that Salt Water City was born in the Downtown Eastside
Sid Chow Tan, Georgia Straight (April 1, 2011)

Fighting Chinatown Towers — by the numbers
Murray Bush, Vancouver Media Coop (April 5, 2011)

Public hearing on higher buildings in Chinatown continues to draw crowds at Vancouver City Hall
Yolande Cole, Georgia Straight (April 5, 2011)

Changes to Chinatown zoning to allow for high rises is considered
News 1130 (April 5, 2011)

Different opinions being heard on Chinatown towers
Alison Bailey, CKNW (April 5, 2011)

Vancouver staff increase security measures for public hearings at city hall
Charlie Smith, Georgia Straight (April 5, 2011)

Chinatown and DTES residents fight condo heights with music
Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood Council (April 5, 2011)

Public consultation on Vancouver's Chinatown debated at hearing
Yolande Cole, Georgia Straight (April 8, 2011)

Faces of Vancouver's Chinatown include low-income residents, Chinese seniors
Yolande Cole, Georgia Straight (April 14, 2011)

City Council approves height increases in Vancouver's Chinatown
Yolane Cole, Georgia Straight (April 19, 2011)

Critics say yuppie stores, rent increases will follow Chinatown skyline changes
Frank Luba, The Province (April 20, 2011)

Allowing taller Chinatown towers a "Death Knell"
Darcy Wintonyk, CTV News (April 20, 2011)

Taller Towers in Chinatown
Lara Fominoff, News 1130 (April 20, 2011)

Tall buildings finally allowed in Chinatown after 10 years of controversies
Eric Chan, Ming Pao (April 20, 2011)

Taller buildings will lead to gentrification: DTES resident
Doug Herbert, CKNW News (April 20, 2011)

Vancouver approves Chinatown towers, prices out the poor
Harsha Walia, Vancouver Sun (April 20, 2011)


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