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

1528630_607811629274727_1269917694_n Urban Acupuncture: A focus on the Pigeon Park Street Market

by Wendee Lang From street hawkers to pop-up parks, from the New York High Line to Barcelona’s La Boqueria, urban acupuncture materializes in many different ways. Its principle, however, remains static in that it is seeks to re-energize communities through small-scale... Continue reading »

October 28, 2014   |   0 comments
City Hall image by Vancouver Public Space Network Coming up at Council and Park Board: community gardens, Biennale, Fair Elections, Engaged City and Marpole…

There’s lots of public space action taking place at Council and Park Board next week (March 31 and April 2). Here’s a quick run-down of the stories to watch. On Monday, March 31, the Park Board meeting will be looking... Continue reading »

March 28, 2014   |   0 comments
12984911425_0de292e218 Coming up at City Hall: Oakridge Centre, the DTES plan, greenspace, art carts and more

Next week sees an array of important public space initiatives being discussed at City Hall. Here are some of the key items from a four-day run of meetings between Monday and Thursday (a stretch that includes two public hearings, a... Continue reading »

March 6, 2014   |   0 comments
screen-shot-2014-02-28-at-4-42-31-pm Learn more about the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood Plan

Downtown Eastside Neighourhoods from the City of Vancouver On March 12 2014 the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood Plan is going before council. The plan sets broad policy goals for this complex and fascinating community that spans from the heritage communities of Gastown, Victory Square, Chinatown... Continue reading »

March 1, 2014   |   0 comments
City Hall - by Ken Stewart This week at City Council and Park Board: week of March 26, 2012

Vancouver City Hall – Photo by Ken Stewart A full slate of meetings at City Council and the Park Board this week – with lots to keep public space aficionados busy. In this edition: Parks – New Festival, Food Carts,... Continue reading »

March 25, 2012   |   0 comments