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

North Plaza - 500x The Language of Place: Indigenous Naming and Re-naming

Were you among the many thousands who participated in this year’s Walk for Reconciliation? It was a tremendous event, and saw an estimated 50,000 participants trek from QE Plaza to Strathcona Park to show their support to a new and... Continue reading »

October 9, 2017   |   0 comments
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
Zombies Are/Were People Too. Photo by Pascal Krammer. Zombies, public space, and the urban dweller’s last stand?

The annual Zombie Walk (Saturday, September 6 at 3pm) begins in the North Plaza of the Art Gallery (aka Court House or Centennial Square), revealing that zombies – like the rest of us – appreciate the merits of a good... Continue reading »

September 6, 2014   |   0 comments
CoV - North Plaza Open House Invite North Plaza: two City Open Houses on new designs

Exciting news! The City of Vancouver will be holding two Open Houses to showcase new designs for the North Plaza of the Art Gallery. Tuesday, October 1, 5:30-8:30pm Saturday, October 5, 12:30-3:30pm “Drop by an open house to see the... Continue reading »

September 26, 2013   |   0 comments
Block 51 Survey Poster City launches Block 51 survey: have your say on the future of Robson Square and the North Plaza

UPDATE: The original survey deadline has been extended by a few days. It now closes on November 12, 2012. The City of Vancouver has just launched a survey to gather input on the future of Block 51 – the area... Continue reading »

November 1, 2012   |   1 comment