Parks, public art and spaces

News on parks and public spaces across Metro Vancouver. The City of Vancouver is making increased investments into new parks and enhanced public spaces, including the recently revamped Vancouver Art Gallery north plaza and an upcoming park at Smithe and Richards streets. New park space is also planned for the upcoming Northeast False Creek neighbourhood, something nearby residents have been waiting decades for, signified by the green balcony lights seen on towers surrounding the Concord Pacific presentation centre.

50 new murals showcased at annual Vancouver Mural Festival

The Vancouver Mural Festival in Mount Pleasant officially wrapped up yesterday, but it's still a great time to head to the neighbourhood to check...
The Thingery Kitsilano

The Thingery lending library announces Vancouver locations

If you've ever wished for a lending library of useful things in your neighbourhood, you'll soon be able to go to The Thingery. The Thingery...
Sidewalk sandblasting

Artists sought by City of Vancouver for sidewalk sandblasting

The City of Vancouver is seeking designers and artists to create designs that will be sandblasted on the sidewalks of Main Street in Mount...
Suspended pedestrian walkway

New city park coming to Yaletown at Smithe and Richards

New renderings of the design for an upcoming city park at Smithe and Richards in Yaletown are now available. The Vancouver Park Board approved the...
Bute-Robson plaza

Summer public plaza now open at Bute and Robson

The City of Vancouver has opened a "trial plaza" at Bute and Robson streets, just in time for the summer sun.  The plaza is a...
Vancouver public spaces strategy

City of Vancouver launches strategy to encourage public spaces

The City of Vancouver has launched a new strategy to encourage more public spaces like plazas and activated laneways in the downtown core. The Places...

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