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.

Okuda Vancouver mural

Okuda San Miguel brings Canada Secret Mountains mural to Mt Pleasant

One of the world's best-known street artists has put the finishing touches on a 1,200 sq ft. mural in Mount Pleasant. Spanish artist Okuda San...
Bute Robson plaza

Bute-Robson trial plaza in West End to become permanent

It looks like the West End is about to become even more pedestrian-friendly. After a unanimous vote of approval last week, plans are moving...

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...

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