Category: Georgia Viaducts

How Vancouver fought freeways, replacing the Viaducts, foreign investment: all in one story

Vancouver’s battle to defeat freeways and the significance of council’s decision to replace the Georgia and Dunsmuir Viaducts has been included in the Guardian’s outstanding Story of Cities series with a wise concluding comment from architect Bing Thom…. Read More

City calls for participants in Northeast False Creek Stewardship Group as Viaducts process begins

The call is out in newspaper ads this week for volunteers to join the Northeast False Creek Stewardship Group, the advisory body set up by council to advise the city as the Viaducts replacement program gathers momentum. This is… Read More

The Viaducts project: Return to Hogan’s Alley brings black community history to life

Nothing about council’s decision to replace the Georgia and Dunsmuir Viaducts has excited more interest than the possibility of reclaiming the history of Vancouver’s black community, which was devastated when Hogan’s Alley, the community’s heart, was bulldozed to… Read More

Stone on Viaducts last April: “discussions have been under way for quite some time with Vancouver”

Sorry, I just can’t seem to get enough of Todd Stone talking about the Viaducts proposal in Hansard. Last week, Minister Stone warned there was no “done deal,” everyone should chill, the province had not been consulted. Today,… Read More