Vancouver Townhouses, In Memory

From the Vancouver Sun: "For all that they are new, the three homes commanding the prominent Vancouver intersection of 33rd and Cambie have quite a past, a multi-decade history of individual eagerness and institutional reluctance.  The late Art Cowie started building them more than 40 years ago, when life abroad introduced him to the 'fee-simple' townhouse or rowhouse.  [...]  Vancouver city hall doesn't like the fee-simple rowhouse, and has a legal opinion that favours its disfavour.  'The problem here is that party wall agreements die with individual owners,' says Suzanne Anton, a Vancouver city councillor and lawyer."  Full article here.