Tag: Kitsilano

St. James Community Square faces uncertain future as battle continues to save Hollywood Theatre

The Save the Hollywood Theatre Coalition is stepping up its efforts to save that Kitsilano landmark amid reports that the St. James Community Square facility just blocks away is up for sale. City council stepped in work with… Read More

Hollywood owner, city, coalition working with possible purchaser on new plan for theatre

City staff, Hollywood Theatre owner Dino Bonnis, the Save the Hollywood Theatre Coalition and an unidentified prospective purchaser are working together to create a new strategy to save the theatre as a cultural venue, according to a memo… Read More

City halts processing of Hollywood Theatre proposal, discussions continue to find heritage solution

The discovery of a 1984 encroachment agreement that requires the owner of the Hollywood Theatre to “remove the rear 10 feet from the building in the event of a change in use from its current use as theatre”… Read More

City assures Save Hollywood Coalition that current development proposal on hold, ample time to find solutions

Kitsilano’s Hollywood Theatre is safe from any demolition or redevelopment, says the city’s chief planner, despite the impending expiry of a protection order, because the city and the owner have agreed the current proposal cannot proceed. The Save… Read More