HomeSpace giving vacant downtown tower new life as affordable housing

HomeSpace giving vacant downtown tower new life as affordable housing 7 Jun 2021

An artist's rendering shows Sierra Place as it will look after being repurposed by HomeSpace as affordable housing units downtown. Rendering by Gibbs Gage Architects supplied by HomeSpace. PHOTO BY RENDERING BY GIBBS GAGE ARCHITECTS /Postmedia Network

Bernadette Majdell, CEO of HomeSpace Society, has praise for a city council decision to approve a $5.5-million grant allowing a vacant downtown office tower to be transformed into affordable-housing rental units.

Sierra Place, on the corner of 7th Avenue and 6th Street S.W., is to be stripped down, spruced up and converted into 108 residential units.

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