311 West 1st addresses a need for quality rental housing in the Lonsdale area of North Vancouver with five floors of purpose built rental apartments. On the ground floor, commercial office faces the street and rental garden suites have west facing yards. An amenity room with adjoining outdoor patio is situated at grade with an overview of the street. This all sits above two floors of fully-enclosed parking.
This mixed use building is in excellent proximity to existing transportation networks, the Lower Lonsdale community and associated amenities. The building features concrete construction with quality durable finishes; architectural concrete, metal cladding, high efficiency glazing and glass balcony guards. Variation in metal cladding color and texture grants detail and interest to the façade.