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

Seeking volunteers for the Karaoke Kiosk!

VPSN and VIVA Vancouver are bringing back the Karaoke Kiosk to heart of Vancouver this August. Designed by Urban Republic, the Kiosk is an outdoor karaoke booth that allows you to choose your favourite song from a touch screen display... Continue reading »

July 15, 2012   |   0 comments
VIVA Vancouver transforms city streets into vibrant public spaces this summer

Ed. note: This post is courtesy of a City of Vancouver news release. VPSN has been proud to support these initiatives and continues to work with the City to refine the methods through which initiatives such as this can be... Continue reading »

June 24, 2011   |   0 comments
Decntralized Dance Party - Photo Kevin Tran Favourite places and the people that inhabit them: heritage spots and Granville dance parties…

Photo by Kevin Tran This just in… a couple of interesting public space-related initiatives that you might have heard about, which combined tell something of a story about public life in Vancouver. (Okay, I’ll leave it to you to determine... Continue reading »

February 24, 2011   |   4 comments
Expanding Robson Square – how to make it happen

As we noted in our post yesterday afternoon, the City has taken a good step forward in securing the 800-block segment of Robson Street (between Hornby and Howe) for a public square. They have also taken steps to embed this... Continue reading »

December 3, 2010   |   1 comment
VPSN Public Space News & Events | 5 July 2010

Happy July folks! Hope you all had a great (and perhaps long) weekend. From Canada Day to the Jazz Fest there was a festive air despite the patches of gray. And on Granville it was actually the street that got... Continue reading »

July 5, 2010   |   0 comments