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A distinct outline is missing from the Vancouver skyline: the living landmark that stood atop a condo building in the West End

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

CTV News Vancouver featured Ron Rule in a news story about a pin oak that has stood tall over the city since 1987, perched 19 storeys up on a building near Stanley Park.  In a city known for its verdant canopy, the tree was its single most-memorable for many residents and tourists.  But those who frequent the area have noticed that the tree is no longer there.  Ron Rule, MBCSLA, FCSLA was the original landscape architect, and has been quietly working on a replacement plan for more than a year, following the prolonged drought in the summer of 2015. Read more here.

Project: Hanley Residence
Landscape Architect / Firm: LeFrank & Associates Ltd.
Location: Brentwood Bay, British Columbia
Photo Credit: David Hollebone