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In pictures: Big changes come to small plots in Vancouver

Unlike other parts of the city, there are few big sites available for major developments in the Downtown Eastside and Chinatown. Instead, tiny plots are the only real openings for those looking to build in these historic districts.

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557 East Cordova Street in Vancouver, British Columbia, Tuesday, March 26, 2013.

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Building(left) with empty lot next to it located on the corner of Main Street and Union Street in Vancouver, British Columbia, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Rafal Gerszak for The Globe and Mail

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Building(middle) located at 245 East Georgia Street in Vancouver, British Columbia, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Rafal Gerszak for The Globe and Mail

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Paris Annex building located on West Hastings Street in Vancouver, British Columbia, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Rafal Gerszak for The Globe and Mail

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