What sort of activations, insurance policies, and methods ought to be put in place to catalyze the revitalization of the Granville Leisure District?
A digital discussion board, Reimagine Granville Avenue, offered by the Downtown Vancouver Enterprise Enchancment Affiliation and Each day Hive, will probably be held from 11 am to 12:30 pm on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 to debate the way forward for the road.
Investments on the street are wanted to breathe new life into leisure so it may well stay related for many years to come back. A transparent path is required now, as Vancouver’s arts, tradition, retail, and enterprise sectors work to get better from the impression of the pandemic.
The crucial dialogue will construct on the vision for Granville Street outlined in a report earlier this year by the DVBIA and placemaking agency Resonance Consultancy.
They instructed mixed-use, commercial-primary redevelopments that herald new foot site visitors to the road, spurring a dense cluster of eating institutions to kind a “restaurant row” vacation spot, repurposing street house for everlasting patios and wider sidewalks, redesigning the general public realm, and activating the road with public artwork and main occasions and festivals.
As a step in direction of reaching this purpose, Vancouver Metropolis Council is ready to determine subsequent week on the DVBIA’s proposal to temporarily close a portion of the GED to vehicles on weekends this summer. This could be a pilot venture for activating the road for pedestrians.
Chris Honest, the president and CEO of Resonance, will begin the digital discussion board with a presentation on this vision.
This will probably be adopted by a panel dialogue led by moderator Karm Sumal, the co-founder and CEO of Each day Hive.
The panelists embrace Charles Gauthier (outgoing president and CEO of the DVBIA), Christina Kuypers (senior vp of income administration, exhibition, and location-based leisure for Cineplex), Nate Sabine (director of enterprise improvement of Blueprint), and Kristina Lao (artist; member of Music BC’s board of administrators; Prolific Media Holdings).
Attendees will even have the chance to submit their very own concepts and inquiries to the panel.
Reimagine Granville Avenue
When: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Time: 11 am to 12:30 pm
The place: Zoom webinar (hyperlink to be despatched upon registration). Register by e mail at [email protected] prematurely of the session.
Each day Hive is a proud companion of Reimagine Granville Avenue