Planning Reports

Carnegie Community Action Project (CCAP)

assetstoaction Assets to Action, CCAP’s community vision for the Downtown Eastside, (2010)

ccapmapping CCAP report mapping Downtown East Side community assets and challenges (2009)


ChinatownCommunityPlan2009-EN Chinatown Community Plan, City of Vancouver (2009)

ChinatownNHS_FactSheet Chinatown National Historic Site application fact sheet (2009)

csb3 Chinatown Society Buildings Rehabilitation Strategy report, City of Vancouver (2009)

2005 SocietyBuildingStudy Historic Study of the Society Buildings in Vancouver, Chinatown Historical Society report for City of Vancouver (2005)

Historic Area

rr2a Historic Area Height Review final report and recommendations of Planning Dept. to City Council (Jan 19, 2010)

viewshahrpresentation Planning Dept. powerpoint presentation of HAHR/View Corridor report to Council (Jan 19, 2010)

factsheet Historic Area Height Review fact sheet (2008)

Japantown Birmingham & Wood survey and recommendations for the preservation of cultural heritage in Oppenheimer Park and vicinity (c 2008).

deod: Downtown Eastside/Oppenheimer Development Plan, City of Vancouver (1982)

Industrial Lands

Industrial Land Use Plan Vancouver City of Vancouver (1995)

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Housing Reports

Social Housing Choices For Families Zone 6 – Vancouver Housing Registry (2011)

Choices for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities Zone 6 – Vancouver Housing Registry (2011)

Housing and Homelessness Strategy. City of Vancouver (February 1, 2011) The report anticipates ending homelessness by 2015.

Metro Housing Sustainable Region Housing Committee Report, Metro Vancouver (2010)

HomelessReport Finding our Way Home: A Report on the Homelessness Crisis, by David Chudnovsky, MLA (2008)

CracksinFoundation Cracks in the Foundation: Solving the Homeless Crisis in Canada’s Poorest Neighbourhood, by David Eby and Christopher Misura, Pivot Legal Society (2008)

dtesdemographic08apr Downtown Eastside Demographic Study of SRO and Social Housing Tenants, by Martha Lewis, TRAC Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre, Kathleen Boyes, Neighbourhood Housing Society, Dale McClanaghan, McClanaghan & Associates, Jason Copas, McClanaghan & Associates for the City of Vancouver and BC Housing (2008)

affordable_ecodensity Affordable Ecodensity: Making Affordable Housing a Core Principle of Vancouver’s EcoDensity Charter, by Marc Lee (CCPA), Erick Villagomez (Metis Design-Build), Penny Gurstein (UBC), David Eby (Pivot Legal Society) and Elvin Wyly (UBC) for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives submission to Vancouver City Council (2008)

Supportivehousing07 Supportive Housing Strategy for Vancouver Coastal Health’s Mental Health & Addictions Supportive Housing Framework, City of Vancouver (2007)

homelessfundingcity Vancouver Homelessness Funding Model, by Ken Dobell Advisory Services for the City of Vancouver (2007)

bc affordability Housing Affordability in British Columbia, summary of Census statistics, Province of BC (2006)

dteshousingplan Downtown Eastside Housing Plan, City of Vancouver (2005)

2006DTESplanning Downtown Eastside Community Monitoring Report, City of Vancouver (2005/06)

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Cultural Reports


a18cultdistmotionsCultural District Planning Report for City Council, by Ken Dobbel, Sue Harvey (2006)

PowerOfTheArts – VanCity commissioned report: Power of the Arts in Vancouver, by Luigi Saccho (2007)

fs-artsandculture – Fact Sheet on Vancouver Cultural Sector, by Creative City Task Force (2007)

CulturalFacilitiesCity of Vancouver Cultural Facilities Priority Plan, by Artscape for City Council (2008)

CulturePlan2008-2018City of Vancouver 10 Year Culture Plan, by Creative City Task Force (2008)

Bring_the_City_to_Light – Discussion paper by REAL Society advocating regeneration of Hastings Street through arts and culture infrastructure development (2008)

National Reports

CanadasCreativeEconomy – Measuring Canada’s Creative Economy, by Conference Board of Canada (2008)

International Reports

unesco07Balanced Urban Revitalization for Social Cohesion and Heritage Convservation, multiple authors for UNESCO (2007)

CitiesDreamingBig – Austin, Texas culture development report (2007)

mcmasterreport – UK Report: Supporting Excellence in the Arts, by Sir Brian McMaster (2008)

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Vancouver2020-ABrightGreenFuture City of Vancouver “Greenest City” plan for 2020 (2009)

EcoDensity Charter City of Vancouver (2008)

EcoDensity Actions-FINAL (City of Vancouver, 2008)