15,000 new residents proposed for Vancouver's Jericho Lands in West Point Grey

After years of consultation and speculation, the City of Vancouver unveiled plans Monday for the Jericho Lands on the city’s West Side which would more than double the current population of the area. 

The city is asking for public feedback on two concepts for the site, both of which would house approximately 15,000 to 18,000 people on a 10-million-square foot development. The area’s boundaries are West Fourth Avenue, Highbury Street, West Eighth Avenue and Discovery Street.

The Jericho Lands are made up of 90 acres in West Point Grey — which has a current population of around 13,000 people. The land is currently home to a former garrison, several dozen homes leased to military families and to a private school. 

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