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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.

The Thingery Kitsilano

The Thingery lending library announces Vancouver locations

If you've ever wished for a lending library of useful things in your neighbourhood, you'll soon be able to go to The Thingery. The Thingery...
Alley-Oop award

Downtown Vancouver’s pink alley wins public space award

Downtown Vancouver's pink alley, also known as Alley-Oop, has won an international award honouring exceptional public spaces. The Downtown Vancouver BIA won the Downtown Achievement...
Suspended pedestrian walkway

New city park coming to Yaletown at Smithe and Richards

New renderings of the design for an upcoming city park at Smithe and Richards in Yaletown are now available. The Vancouver Park Board approved the...
Condition of Gastown streets

Consultation on future of Gastown and Water Street begins

The City of Vancouver has begun consultation on the future of Gastown's streets, exploring options which could include removing cars from Water Street. The city...
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...
Andy Livingstone Park patrols

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...

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