Tony Osborn wants to start a conversation about “an opportunity to deliver Vancouver much more than a solitary museum” – the Vancouver Art Gallery – than the current proposal for the Larwill Park site:

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Tony noticed a particularly interesting coincidence: a city-owned site of even larger size but much more intriguingly placed:

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His amply-illustrated brief – which you can find here – makes the case for siting the VAG here as the loops of the Granville Bridge are removed and the surrounding lands rebuilt:

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The result: spectacular.

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Opportunities for not just the gallery but also other city facilities as well as a bike station, cafes, theatres and an amazing public square and sculpture garden – not to mention a knock-out entrance to the downtown and the revitalization of lower Granville Street.

Check it out.