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800 Robson Street Plaza Update

The 800 block of Robson Street is set to receive a complete makeover after Vancouver city council approved a $5.38-million budget to revamp the existing temporary plaza with a permanent design that acknowledges the high profile nature of the space and its usage for events and festivals....

Letter to Mayor Stewart and Members of Council re: 800 Robson

Dear Mayor Stewart and Members of Council, I am writing on behalf of the Downtown Vancouver Association to address a recent decision to defer the approval of funding for the completion of the 800 Block of Robson Square in late December 2018. As advocates for social diversity, economic resilience and urban innovation in Vancouver’s MetroCore, the DVA strongly supports the...

Roundtable #2 Board: Public Space
Highlights from Roundtable 2: Public Spaces

Connecting the Dots: Towards a Transportation Referendum… On September 25, 2014, the DVA held the second in a series of  seven Metrocore Quilting workshops (or roundtables) looking at the connection between transportation and some of the key components of successful city-making.   The goal is to generate a “quilt” of...