Advocacy, education and outreach in support of Vancouver's public spaces

PARK(ing) Day Logo-292698cc Park(ing) Day 2018 – Reimagining Robson Street

Join us next Friday, September 21 on the 1000-block of Robson Street (at Burrard) for our 2018 Park(ing) Day intervention! We’ll be taking a few street parking spaces and transforming them into a sweet public space for you to enjoy... Continue reading »

September 14, 2018   |   0 comments
Rail ROW looking north from W 4th Ave x500 Connecting the Arbutus Greenway to the Seawall

The City’s latest Arbutus Greenway newsletter shares an update that the existing rail right-of-way between West 1st and West 5th Avenue “is not required” for future greenway purposes. The City is proposing to remove these lands from the Arbutus Corridor... Continue reading »

September 5, 2018   |   0 comments
Jeff Henriquez_Brooklyn Making blank walls sing: the case for graffiti and murals

By Anke Hurt On a sunny day there is a bright reflection coming from the blank wall across the street from my Kitsilano home. The expanse of matte-grey cinder bricks feels like wasted space. The blankness of the wall is... Continue reading »

August 7, 2018   |   0 comments
Lunch Meet - Abbott St - 2012 VPSN Annual General Meeting – Wednesday, August 29

UPDATE: In the event that the weather on Wednesday is rainy (or greyish and likely to rain) we’ve booked Meeting Room #2 on the first floor of Creekside Community Centre (1 Athletes Way, Olympic Village). Our upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) will... Continue reading »

July 29, 2018   |   0 comments
Grandma's House! Lend a hand with public space – Volunteer Update

Have a little time to spare? Check out our Volunteer Update to find out about upcoming place-making, research and communications-related initiatives. Help make some magic happen in Vancouver’s public spaces and join us for a bit of public space fun with one of... Continue reading »

July 26, 2018   |   0 comments