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.

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Public art projection lights up underside of Cambie Bridge

A public art projection called "Uninterrupted" is transforming the underside of the Cambie Street bridge at dusk, evenings until September 24. The projection shows the...
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649 homes, retail planned in Broadway & Commercial redevelopment

We are getting a first look at a proposal to redevelop the Safeway site at Broadway and Commercial Drive in east Vancouver into a...
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New plaza at Vancouver Art Gallery will be complete this summer

The new North Plaza at the Vancouver Art Gallery will open temporarily this weekend, just in time for the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival. “The...
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Help kickstart Vancouver’s next activated alleyway off Granville

Hot on the heels of the colourful makeover of an alley south of Hastings Street (also known as Alley-Oop), the Downtown Vancouver BIA is turning its sights to another laneway...
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Park Board increases safety patrols in Andy Livingstone Park

The Vancouver Park Board will be increasing patrols in Andy Livingstone Park in response to concerns about safety and discarded needles. The park board says...
Commercial Drive public plaza alternative location

Alternative location proposed for new Commercial Dr. public plaza

The development team behind the upcoming redevelopment of the Safeway site at Broadway and Commercial are floating an alternative location for a required public...

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