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Image of Art Gallery North Plaza Art Gallery North Plaza Reopens!

Updated. Some exciting news that’s hot off the press! The Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza (aka Courthouse Square, Centennial Square) officially reopened this morning. The lengthy planning and design process began in 2013, resulting in an approved design in 2015. Now,... Continue reading »

June 22, 2017   |   0 comments
Corduroy Road Here’s the Square! Council approves permanent plaza for 800-Robson

Congratulations Vancouver! You now have a new permanent plaza in the downtown. A quick post to let you know that City Council has just approved the creation of a permanent plaza on the 800-block of Robson. This move will pedestrianize... Continue reading »

April 20, 2016   |   0 comments
Last year's Robson Redux winner: Urban Reef. Robson Redux: Help pick the best design for Robson Square

Robson Square is about to come alive once again. For the fifth year running, the city’s pre-eminent public gathering place will be expanded over the summer months – fully pedestrianized and animated courtesy of an as-yet-unselected design intervention. You can help with... Continue reading »

February 26, 2015   |   0 comments
Robsonb Redux Design Comp Info Session Featured event: Robson Redux Design Comp – Info Session

Interested in putting your placemaking skills to work? How about crafting the summertime transformation of the 800-block of Robson! For the second year in a row, the City of Vancouver is holding a design competition to support the seasonal activation of the block between Hornby... Continue reading »

January 6, 2015   |   0 comments
Urban Reef: Winning entry in the 2014 Robson Redux design competition. Robson Redux: winning entries for the summertime transformation of the 800-block

Get ready for another round of summertime fun at Robson Square. The City of Vancouver has revealed the winners of the Robson Redux design competition – a competition that invited submissions on the transformation and pedestrianization of the 800-block of... Continue reading »

April 25, 2014   |   0 comments