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.

Bosa New Westminster Pier Park towers

Bosa unveils ambitious development for New Westminster waterfront

Bosa Development is showing off designs for two new condo towers on the New Westminster waterfront, part of an ambitious proposal to remake the...

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,...
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...

New tea room addition proposed for Shangri-La Vancouver

The owners of the eight-year-old Shangri-La Vancouver are planning some significant changes to the plaza area surrounding the hotel. James KM Cheng Architects, on behalf...
Granville Island elevator

Pedestrian elevator could connect Granville Island to bridge

A final report outlining an ambitious vision for the future of Granville Island contains some interesting proposals, including a pedestrian elevator to the Granville...
Tian Tian Xiang Shang exhibition

Tian Tian Xiang Shang exhibition comes to downtown Vancouver

Hong Kong-based artist Danny Yung has brought the Tian Tian Xiang Shang exhibition to Vancouver. The exhibition runs until May 21, 2017 in the lobby...

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