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.

Ireland Canada Monument Design B

Two designs for proposed Ireland Canada monument in Vancouver revealed

The Vancouver Park Board is looking for public feedback on a proposal from the Ireland Canada Monument Society to install a monument in George...
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...
Map of substations BC Hydro downtown Vancouver

BC Hydro proposes substation under Emery Barnes Park in Yaletown

UPDATE: BC Hydro will not go ahead with two planned underground substations in downtown Vancouver after the city said the process had been too rushed. BC...
Robson Street plaza

Design for new Robson Street plaza revealed

Construction should begin next year on a new plaza on Robson Street between the Art Gallery and the Law Courts. The City of Vancouver has...
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...
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...

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