- Project Type
- Seniors Housing
- 6465 Vivian Street, Vancouver, BC
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“By increasing the amount of affordable seniors rental housing at this location, this proposal supports key housing priorities at the provincial, regional and local levels” – Fair Haven United Church Homes Society
Vivian Apartments is located at the corner of East 48th Avenue and Vivian Street. The 137 unit project will provide independent-living rental apartments for senior citizens, and will enrich the lives of the resident community by providing a safe, secure, respectful, inclusive person-centered environment.
The main entry is located at the centre of the building where the 2 elevators, entry lounge, laundry and multi-purpose room are located to promote interaction and community. The efficient double loaded corridors stretch north and south from the centre. The majority of the units are studios, one-bedroom units are located at the ends the building, in addition, there are 8 fully accessible units.
The west and south-west facing outdoor patio area provides an outdoor gathering space and garden space for intensive urban agriculture. There is also a ‘wellness’ walking loop around the building to facilitate resident exercise and promote fitness.
This project is Certified LEED Platinum.