Public Art, Beneath a Bridge

The underside of the Granville Street Bridge in Vancouver will be turned into a surface for artworks in lightboxes as part of the Vancouver House project.

The forgotten urban area under the bridge is being reclaimed as part of the development. Westbank Projects is planning to bracket the main section of the bridge with low-rise buildings and create a new, covered urban plaza downtown. On special occasions, the area could be used for beer gardens, public art openings, concerts and other public events.

Is this an understated version of New York’s wonderful High Line?  Perhaps …

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