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

main-and-7th-landing Share your ideas: a new park for Main & E 7th Ave

A new park will be designed for the NE corner of Main Street and E. 7th Ave, and the Park Board is looking for your thoughts on what you’d like to see in the space. But don’t delay, the online survey closes on November... Continue reading »

November 9, 2020   |   0 comments
Park Board Offices, located on Beach Avenue. The 2018 VPSN Park Board Candidate Survey – UPDATE #5

Vancouver is one of only a few cities with an elected Park Board – and this year’s election will give voters a chance to elect a total of seven Commissioners. As with previous elections, we are asking candidates to share... Continue reading »

September 30, 2018   |   0 comments
David Lam Park - Entrance A park in the towers: David Lam, VanPlay, and the things that make up a good greenspace

Article and lead photo by Bobby Sanghera. The Vancouver Park Board is currently undertaking an initiative called VanPlay, which will result in a 25-year masterplan to guide the creation and maintenance of parks, community centres, and recreational facilities within the... Continue reading »

March 6, 2018   |   0 comments
Rain Urbanism - Matthew Soules Public Space News & Events – November 2017

Hope you are doing your best to stay dry amidst the heavy rains of late. The precipitation may put a bit of a damper on public space activities – but it’s also a great opportunity to think about how we,... Continue reading »

November 24, 2017   |   0 comments
VanPlay Oct 17 2017 VanPlay Smart City Talks – October 17 and November 1

What will Vancouver’s parks and public spaces look like in 25 years, or a century? The VPSN has been honoured to be part of two of the VanPlay Smart City Talks organized by the Urbanarium Society, UBC School of Architecture... Continue reading »

October 8, 2017   |   0 comments