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

Robson Square - Jazz Festival Expanding Robson Square – Let’s Make It Happen!

The City is proposing to expand Robson Square and permanently pedestrianize the 800-block of Robson Street. This is a fantastic idea, and one that the VPSN has long championed. The 800-block space has been the site of a popular temporary... Continue reading »

April 19, 2016   |   0 comments
Janette_Sadik-Khan_signature The aphorisms of Janette Sadik-Khan: eight take-aways from New York’s #Streetfight

A few weeks ago, Janette Sadik-Khan was in town to share stories of her time at the helm of New York’s Department of Transportation. The event coincided with the recent release of her new book – an engaging read titled Streetfight:... Continue reading »

April 17, 2016   |   0 comments
Hearts at the Art Gallery Valentine’s memories: 2008

Here’s a happy memory from the VPSN archives: our 2008 Valentine’s intervention on the south steps of the Art Gallery. A crew from the public space network rolled up their sleeves on the evening of February 13/14 and stamped hundreds... Continue reading »

February 14, 2013   |   0 comments
Sticker Art - P1040451 Public Space News & Events – February 2013

UP FRONT: A New Year: with new public space activations on the horizon ENGAGE: Public space opportunities on Granville, in Grandview-Woodland, and Kitsilano/Pt. Grey (and upcoming items on the Art Gallery, downtown public spaces and the viaducts) EVENTS: February events... Continue reading »

February 1, 2013   |   2 comments
P1020968 - detail Block 51 recap: drawing the future of Robson Sq and the north plaza

The first round of the City’s “Block 51” consultations took place on Monday and Wednesday of this week. Both events explored the future of Robson Square and the north lawn of the Art Gallery, doing it up with a program... Continue reading »

October 19, 2012   |   1 comment