TransLink is planning upgrades to the public realm around the Burrard SkyTrain station, including the creation of a new plaza.
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.
A new, 12,000 square feet Vancouver Public Library branch is included in plans for a 32-storey tower near the Joyce-Collingwood SkyTrain.
Over 10,000 selfies submitted by donors will be part of a giant mural above the London Drugs at Granville and West Georgia in Vancouver.
A new school in Coal Harbour, with a childcare facility and social housing above it, is moving forward 24 years after it was first conceived.
The City of Vancouver is planning a new park at East 7th Avenue and Main Street and seeking public input.
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.
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.