The City of Vancouver’s Community-Led Placemaking: Cultivating Vibrant Public Spaces

Community painting for decorating the rain friendly pop-up plaza (south Cambie Bridge); Photo Source: Robyn Chan 

Stroll through neighbourhoods across the city, from Kitsilano to Hastings Sunrise, and you’ll pass by pop-up plazas, community spaces that the City of Vancouver built during the pandemic for safe and inclusive socializing. These areas are composed of picnic benches and other seating, umbrellas for shade, and plenty of friendly people hanging out and catching up.

In the summer, the City of Vancouver put out a call for public applications for their Community-Led Placemaking Program. I applied, and was thrilled to receive a callback. This is my story, as well as the stories

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