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Old Posted Dec 15, 2020, 9:14 PM
edale edale is offline
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Rich homeowners south of the downtown peninsula don't want their views of the mountains north of the downtown peninsula blocked.

Also most major Canadian cities have height limits as well.
Interesting that NIMBYs alone can hold back the height of skyscrapers in Canada's #3 metropolis. Also interesting that the citizenry apparently has no issue with high-rise development, given the ubiquity of Vancouver's glassy apartment/condo towers, but just very tall development. Even San Francisco, the most boutique-y city out there, allows for limited supertall development. Nearly every city has height limits, but I've never seen such a low (600 foot) limit for a major city except when mandated by the FAA or something.
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