Tag: The Arts

Property values in Mount Pleasant industrial zone jump after city confirms role as jobs hub

Why did the biggest jump in city property values — 30 percent in a single year — occur in the Mount Pleasant light industrial area bounded by Broadway, Cambie, Main and False Creek? “It could be a new… Read More

City assures Save Hollywood Coalition that current development proposal on hold, ample time to find solutions

Kitsilano’s Hollywood Theatre is safe from any demolition or redevelopment, says the city’s chief planner, despite the impending expiry of a protection order, because the city and the owner have agreed the current proposal cannot proceed. The Save… Read More

City greenlights $20m theatre hub for False Creek in latest investment in arts, cultural space

Today’s unanimous council vote to approve a new $20 million rehearsal and theatre space in Southeast False Creek will add 48,330 square feet to the city’s arts infrastructure, support two key theatre organizations, create a 250-seat theatre and… Read More

Vancouver moving to support arts, creative community excellence, not just increase funding

Vancouver’s support for the arts and cultural sector, already the best in the country on a “dollars per capita” basis, is going to shift to a new focus on excellence and resilience in the next five years. That… Read More