Chinatown residents march on city hall to protest planned highrise towers

CBC News, Dec 02, 2016

Community advocates say proposed buildings will be too tall for the district. A contentious plan to replace a parking lot in Chinatown with several high-rise towers spurred about 150 opponents to march to city hall on Friday. The proposed development includes a building almost twice the height of existing ones in the area to be built on the site of a parking lot that sits between Second Avenue and Third Avenue S.W. just west of Centre Street. Read more…

As many as 150 protesters marched to City Hall on Friday to let city councillors know they remain opposed to a planned redevelopment of a parking lot in Chinatown, despite changes to the plan. (Evelyne Asselin/CBC)