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.

Vancouver Mural Festival

Vancouver Mural Festival brightens up Mount Pleasant

The inaugural Vancouver Mural Festival is transforming buildings in and around Main Street in Mount Pleasant this summer, bringing a splash of colour to...
Serpentine Pavilion Vancouver Shaw Tower North

Serpentine Pavilion finds permanent home in downtown Vancouver

A spectacular piece of public art is making the move across the pond from London, U.K. to downtown Vancouver. The Serpentine Pavilion was commissioned by...
Northeast False Creek park

First look at design for long-awaited Northeast False Creek park

The City of Vancouver has released conceptual plans for a long-awaited park in Northeast False Creek, as well as a new residential neighbourhood and...

Rooftop garden atop Vancouver Public Library opens in 2018

Construction on an expansion of the central Vancouver Public Library has officially begun, renovating the building’s top two floors to include a reading room,...
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...
Bosa 1500 West Georgia St.

Spectacular Bosa tower proposed for 1500 West Georgia

Bosa has applied to the City of Vancouver to build a 43-storey “jenga style” residential tower at 1500 West Georgia Street in Coal Harbour. The...

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