Posts Tagged ‘Paragon Gaming’

Geometric mural in the basement of Vancouver City Hall

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

[UPDATE: I was just informed by the artist’s son Guy that this mural is now threatened, after gracing the lowest floor of City Hall for over 40 years! It’s odd that the City now says it will demolish or paint over the mural, having recently asked Guy and his sister for a bio of their father, suggesting that City Hall had intended to preserve his work.

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Yikes. They want to put this thing downtown.

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

Above is an artist’s rendering of the new mega-casino planned for Vancouver. Those three towers jammed up against the stadium in that awkward manner are the “entertainment complex” hotel towers, where presumably you can rent by the hour. The whole thing is designed by IBI/HB Architects, who are more or less condo developers.

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