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castanet.net 12 May, 2022 22:00 am

Development planned for old RCMP site gets taller, slimmer

Development planned for old RCMP site gets taller, slimmer
A downtown development proposed for the former Kelowna RCMP detachment site is getting taller.

Photo: City of Kelowna / Zeidler Architecture Revised plans for a residential tower at 350 Doyle.The developer says they worked with “guidance” from the City of Kelowna on the new, slimmer building, which they say “creates a greater sense of openness for both Doyle Avenue and the proposed Kelowna Art Walk extension.The City of Kelowna is leasing the property at 350 Doyle to the developer on a 99-year term worth $7M.Photo: City of Kelowna / Zeidler Architecture Before and after changes to the project's building massing.

Revised plans have been submitted to the city for 350 Doyle Avenue, pushing the building from 13 storeys to 25.The 6,000 square foot cultural space, or Kelowna Arts Hub, will transition to the outdoor Art Walk civic plaza extension that developers say will be “a world-class flexible and active public space that provides year-round opportunities for a variety of events.

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