City Debate #13: COMMERCIALIZE THE SEAWALL (VIDEO)
First established as a loop around Stanley Park in 1980, the extended Seawall now stretches 28 kilometers. Despite its heavy usage, it is served by few commercial activities. Is the Seawall a beloved public realm success story or boring strip of pavement for single-use recreation? Should the Seawall continue to resist any further “revitalization”, or should more commercial activities be encouraged to foster a greater variety of activities?
and the Contemporary Art Gallery, Joost currently serves on the board of Western Front.
Vancouver Park Board. Dave has 30+ years of public sector experience connecting with people,
health, ecology and place within a diversity of public agencies responsible park and recreation
planning and design, and urban ecosystems.