Urban Design and Art

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    News, Urban Design and Art August 11/16

    Utility Box Wraps

    Hastings Crossing Business Improvement Association is excited to announce 3 new utility box wraps in our BIA!

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    Urban Design and Art December 09/15

    Painted Tree Planters Bring Extra Colour to Hastings Street

    Hastings Street gets a bit more colour and local art!

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    Urban Design and Art August 04/15

    Call for Artists – Hastings Urban Tree Nursery Planter Painting

    Help us make the Hastings corridor a more pleasant pedestrian experience!

  • News, Urban Design and Art January 15/14

    HxBIA Announces Student Art and Culture Submissions

    January 15th 2014 Are you a student or team of students at SFU, VCC or VFS? Do you have an awesome idea you want to bring to life in public space in the Hastings Crossing Area? (See map below) If so you are eligible to compete in one of three prize categories of $750, $1250 […]

  • HxBIA releases call for submissions, public art and cultural events

    Do you have an awesome idea to improve our public spaces, create public art, or have a cultural event that would be a great fit for the Hastings Crossing Area? Whether you are a not-for-profit, school, social enterprise or just an engaged group of citizens, we want to hear from with you! We may be […]

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    News, Urban Design and Art November 26/12

    Riddles in stone: Graffiti in Vancouver’s DTES

    Graffiti has been with us for thousands of years. These photos (scroll down below) are originals of some of the incredible graffiti here around Vancouver’s Victory Square Park. The DTES is peppered with amazing murals that tell a story of the urban culture that continues to organically define this part of the city. This intro […]

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