From NYC to YVR: New York’s Waterfront as a model for Vancouver

From NYC to YVR: New York’s Waterfront as a model for Vancouver. Listen as Roland Lewis shares how a comprehensive waterfront plan has worked for NYC – and lessons for Vancouver. Continue reading:
From NYC to YVR: New York’s Waterfront as a model for Vancouver

Giant Floating Ferris Wheel Planned for North Vancouver

An artist's rendering of the new Central Waterfront area in North Vancouver

An artist’s rendering of the new Central Waterfront area in North Vancouver

Developers are hoping to give visitors a big new reason to take the SeaBus to North Vancouver.

A massive Ferris wheel built on a pier adjacent to the Lonsdale Quay is among major changes envisioned for a piece of North Vancouver waterfront at the foot of Lonsdale Avenue.

The $25-million development plan, unveiled this week at a council meeting, aims to transform a little-used, industrial shipyard into a tourist mecca and nighttime hot spot, according to an article in the Vancouver Sun. Work could begin on the project in as little as 18 months.

Apart from the giant Ferris wheel, the “Central Waterfront” area will feature a 21,000-square-foot, multi-use amphitheatre.   Continue reading:
Giant Floating Ferris Wheel Planned for North Vancouver