The Vancouver Public Space Network and Viva Vancouver are set to announce this week the winners of the Life Between Umbrellas competition.
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 ahead to make the City of Vancouver’s trial plaza at Bute and Robson a permanent fixture in the community. The public space opened as a three-month trial this past July, as […]
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 Award of Excellence for the More Awesome Now laneway project. Alley-Oop was among 11 entries in the category of Public Space. The category features capital improvements that have enhanced the […]
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 just off Granville for an even more exciting transformation. The DVBIA has started a Kickstarter campaign in hopes of funding a new sound and light art installation for Ackery’s Alley in Vancouver’s […]
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 released the preliminary design concept for the new plaza, which will be constructed on Robson Street between Howe Street and Hornby Street. The section of road has been closed since […]