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

CreeksidePk_Expanded_1 VPSN offers continued support for removal of Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts

For the last several years, the VPSN has been following the discussion around the potential removal of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts. It’s a proposal that our members have given considerable thought to, and we’ve enjoyed some good debates about the pros, cons and... Continue reading »

October 21, 2015   |   0 comments
Jim Deva Plaza Engage: Jim Deva Plaza, a new park at Smithe & Richards… and removing the Viaducts

Three important public space related engagement opportunities are taking place this week. Please consider participating; these events are an important way to influence the design and development of the city’s public realm. 1) Final Concepts for the Jim Diva (“Heart of Davie”)... Continue reading »

October 21, 2015   |   1 comment
re:CONNECT Design Competition Poster re:CONNECT design competition – vote for your favourite idea

We’ve been excited to follow the progress of the City of Vancouver’s re:CONNECT ideas competition. The future of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts has been a hot topic for the last year or so, and even surfaced a few times... Continue reading »

November 21, 2011   |   0 comments
re:CONNECT – 2 weeks left to enter the City’s ideas competition…

A reminder from the City of Vancouver about their design competition for the future of the Georgia and Dunsmuir Viaducts: Deadline approaches for ideas competition on future of viaducts and Eastern Core Only two weeks remain to enter the re:CONNECT... Continue reading »

October 21, 2011   |   0 comments
Update on relocating the VAG – and discussions on a new public plaza

The following media announcement just came in to VPSN headquarters – and provides some coverage and commentary on the possible relocation of the Vancouver Art Gallery to the old Larwill Park site (currently the big parking lot at Dunsmuir and Cambie).... Continue reading »

January 13, 2011   |   1 comment