The Northeast False Creek Plan (NEFC Plan) sets the long-term vision for the last remaining piece of large undeveloped land in the downtown along False Creek.
The final plan for Northeast False Creek proposes:
- A new vibrant waterfront destination with amenities including childcare, social housing, artist space, plazas, an ice rink, and a cultural centre
- Opportunities for community and social development, including 1,800 units of social housing
- 32 acres of new and renewed parks and open space
- Replacement of the viaducts with an at-grade street network that will connect Northeast False Creek to the downtown core
Development permit board postponed
Sub-area 6B: Plaza of Nations (750 Pacific Boulevard)
James KM Cheng Architects on behalf of Canadian Metropolitan Properties has applied to develop NEFC Sub-area 6B (750 Pacific Boulevard).
Development Permit Board cancelled. Postponed until further notice.
1800 new affordable housing units to aid the housing crisis. Diverse housing options to shape a healthy, vibrant, and inclusive neighbourhood.
A major waterfront park and open spaces to enjoy daily life, welcome big gatherings and events, and reflect our city’s rich heritage.
A new ground-level street network designed for all ages, abilities, and modes of travel will replace the aging viaducts. View a video.
Strategies to monitor and address community and social impacts on surrounding neighbourhoods, including the DTES and Chinatown.
A neighbourhood that accommodates and recognizes the living culture of local First Nations, Urban Indigenous, Chinese, and Black communities.
A welcoming, vibrant, convivial mix of land uses, new and renewed parks and open spaces for people of all ages and abilities.
A focus on key relationships between city and water, public places and views, supporting uses, and built form in 4 development areas.
Protection against future sea level rise, sustainable building design, and significant areas of high-quality shoreline.
A hub of entertainment, activity, and job space that supports fun, local businesses, regional economic performance, and major events.
A major arts and culture destination that hosts events and programs for Vancouverites and responds to the needs of cultural communities.
Public amenities to meet the area's growing, changing needs: childcare, community centres, cultural spaces, affordable housing, and more.
Read and comment on the development proposals, which carry out the area plan through site-specific rezonings.
Navigate a timeline of Northeast False Creek and its history of cultural gatherings, major events, industry, and city development.