repairs: 1201 Lameys Mill Rd.

Ahoy there! This building at 1201 Lameys Mill Road has great views out to false creek near Granville Island and a somewhat nautical / pirate theme to the way its scaffolding and tarpaulins drape. Going by the name ‘Alder Bay Place’ these condos use a mix of traditional Vancouver green mesh and white tarps.

send your leaky tarp covered condo pictures for the repair photo album to: vancouvercondo.info@gmail.com

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solipsist
solipsist
13 years ago

wg2c said… It is sad, and it also makes me angry. This kind of thing wouldn't happen if the world wasn't driven so much by greed.For me, the leaking condo issue is also a comment on Vancouver. I expect a lot of people come here hoping it really is a wonderful place to live, only to discover that it's wet, wet, wet, wet, wet!I've never got used to the wet, damp, life here … never come to accept it. I've always associated the weather here with "decay" and "rot". digi said… Vancouver seems pretty impressed with itself for a city made out of paper mache'. digi – I had to clean my explosive laugh off of the screen when I read that.wg2c – It makes me rage too. Even worse than the greed, if that's possible, is the sheer foolishness… Read more »

wg2c
wg2c
13 years ago

Vancouver seems pretty impressed with itself for a city made out of paper mache.Well said.

digi
digi
13 years ago

Vancouver seems pretty impressed with itself for a city made out of paper mache'.

wg2c
wg2c
13 years ago

so funny and yet so sad.It is sad, and it also makes me angry. This kind of thing wouldn't happen if the world wasn't driven so much by greed.For me, the leaking condo issue is also a comment on Vancouver. I expect a lot of people come here hoping it really is a wonderful place to live, only to discover that it's wet, wet, wet, wet, wet!I was born here, but didn't grow up here. I grew up in a dry, almost arid climate in the summer with much snow in the winter. But force of circumstance has kept me here for most of the past 30+ years, since my late twenties. I've never got used to the wet, damp, life here … never come to accept it. Give me hot and dry + cold and dry over wet. I've… Read more »

Jojuchst
Jojuchst
13 years ago

Hahaha… so funny and yet so sad.This kind of reminded me of a story I heard about a Richmond resident who lives directly under the flight path of YVR.One summer day when he had his dad over to check out his surround sound setup his just happen to play a DVD w/ a scene of a plane fly by. And his dad commented on how realistic the surround similation was. It turned out that at exactly the same time a YVR flight was going directly overhead. I was rolling on the floor laughing when I first heard this story.I guess for that kind of immersive reality, be it the West Coast rain or plane takeoffs and landings, you really should pay a premium for it. What would be next? Immersive experience when watching the Twin Tower collapse? Let's hope thing… Read more »

wg2c
wg2c
13 years ago

Would there be moss and slugs and such inside too?Sadly I think not, because if there were it would be a perfect Bread 'n' Breakfast for European tree-huggers stopping over in Vancouver before heading for the West Coast Trail:"Exclusive BC Eco-Hostel — Perfect for transitioning to B.C.'s beautiful West Coast Rain Forest before you encounter the harsh charm of the real thing. $185 standard experience / $285 deluxe moss-and-slug / $85 up-charge for skunk cabbage. Reservations are a must during the rainy season (September through June)."

solipsist
solipsist
13 years ago

Say, those are really nice. I would think that living in one of those would be like living in the forest. All that green-filtered light, and the gentle rains that permeate. Would there be moss and slugs and such inside too?