Community workspace in New Denver, BC, Canada

Tag: Project

  • Historic Photos

    Historic Photos

    Courtesy of Rory Pownall and the Silvery Slocan Historical Society

  • Information and images: site poster

    Information and images: site poster

    This poster is now installed in the window of the Merkley Building to give curious passersby information about the project and mockups of the eventual interior design of the space.

  • Structural work

    Structural work

    Now that we have our building permit, all the planning and organizing work of the past 24 months is starting to come together in the form of tangible progress. Laurie and crew are working hard. They’ve removed the raised floor area at the back of the building, poured new footings to support the existing floor […]

  • Interior drawings

    Interior drawings

    Project designer Keith Dewey of Zigloo Studio has created two lovely views of the planned interior space.

  • The first lunch

    The first lunch

    If you look carefully you can see our contractors enjoying the first Fireweed Hub lunch in our soon-to-be community kitchen.

  • Site preparation underway

    Site preparation underway

    While awaiting final approval for our building permit, the construction team led by general contractor Laurie Hicks has been delving into some preparation of the site. The lovely heritage building on Main Street has served as a restaurant in the past but the kitchen addition in the back succumbed to a fire in 2017. The […]

  • Construction management bidding

    Construction management bidding

    We are inviting bids for general contractor services for our project. This will involve carrying out renovation and construction to create a commercial kitchen and co-work space on the ground floor of 305 6th Avenue in New Denver. Detailed information and tender documents are available here. Deadline for submission is July 24, 2022.

  • Preliminary drawings!

    Preliminary drawings!

    Our future food-and-cowork space will be at 305 6th Avenue in the former location of Rory’s on Main. After much lawyering about, we have finally secured the necessary long-term tenancy and renovation agreements and are very excited to be moving ahead. This project will revitalize a commercial heritage building right on the main street in […]

  • The Project Concept

    The Project Concept

    The future Fireweed Hub project is a melding of the dreams, ideas and inspiration of many residents who have championed local causes and needs over many years. Decades of discussion, problem solving, and vision sessions have culminated in two strong project concepts — a food centre and a coworking space — that are mutually compatible […]