Plans are afoot to remake the “bear pit” at Bentall Centre – a sunken plaza and water feature outside the office tower complex at Burrard and Dunsmuir.
Vancouver 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.
Ten bronze cast panels designed by a prominent Musqueam artist have been installed at UBC’s Vancouver campus.
A new condo development on Cambie Street near Queen Elizabeth Park is reinforcing the old adage, “art is subjective.”
The city is seeking feedback on the Dunsmuir Connection — the viaduct replacement – including a cycling underpass and outdoor amphitheatre.
After several years of delays, construction is set to begin on a new downtown city park at Smithe and Richards.
A massive crystal chandelier, suspended under the Granville Street Bridge, will be officially unveiled one week from today.
Momofuku Noodle Bar will open its first Vancouver location in fall 2020. The restaurant, led by celebrity chef David Chang, will be located in the Vancouver House development by Westbank.
Westbank, Crombie REIT and architects Perkins + Will have unveiled the redevelopment of the Safeway site at East Broadway and Commercial Drive, adjacent to the SkyTrain station.
A major development near the Britannia Mine Museum is moving forward with the project’s first open house scheduled later this month.
A massive new mural by Australian artist Fintan Magee is grabbing attention in Vancouver’s hip Mount Pleasant neighbourhood.
The concept for the expansion of Coopers Park into an under-utilized area under the Cambie Street Bridge is moving ahead.
Phase three of the Oakridge redevelopment by Westbank and QuadReal includes social housing and a five-storey community centre.
Plans for a new elementary school in Coal Harbour are moving forward, with the city selecting Henriquez Partners Architects as the architect.
The Vancouver Public Space Network and Viva Vancouver are set to announce this week the winners of the Life Between Umbrellas competition.
The concept for a redesign of Gastown’s Blood Alley Square was revealed at a recent open house hosted by the City of Vancouver.