Vancouver's Illuminated Sidewalks

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Maple Tree Square

2 water St.

Vancouver, BC

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More information: https://vanalogue.wordpress.com/2016/04/14/sidewalk-prisms-of-vancouver/

Are you curious about the mysterious illuminated sidewalk lights? Come on this walk to learn about these unique sidewalk prisms, also called light vaults. I've been curious about these lights for years and thanks to the historical research of Vanalogue, I've learned more about them and look forward to exploring multiple locations in the Gastown/DTES neighbourhood on this walk.

Walk Leader
Cara Fisher. Urban explorer. Let's explore the cities sidewalk lights together.

Starting place
Gassy Jack Statue or Maple Tree Square ( Water St/Powell St/ Carrall St)

How will people find you?
I'll be standing at the Gassy Jack Statue. Oh ya and I have pink hair!

Route and stops
Walk will take us through streets in DTES neighbourhood, touching in Chinatown, Gastown with 8-10 stops. The walk will end near Victory Square Park on Hastings St (close to Stadium Skytrain Station). The walk will take place a night so dress appropriately.

Accessibility - The walk route has the following:

Curbs and steps
Sidewalks
Busy or noisy vehicle traffic
Seated areas along the route

Participants

Seniors welcome
Children welcome
People with bicycles welcome
People with wheelchairs or walking aids welcome
Other: The walk will take place a night so dress appropriately.

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Maple Tree Square

2 water St.

Vancouver, BC

Canada

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