Shannon Mews Park

Shannon Mews Park

Phase 1 of Shannon Mews Park is now open!

The new 0.285 hectare park is part of the redevelopment of Shannon Mews, and will be accessible from both 57th Avenue and Granville Street.

The second phase (approximately 1/3 of the park) is tentatively scheduled to be opened to the public in the summer of 2017.

View the park concept

The Park Board encourages you learn about the new design. You will find the approved concept, and the plans leading up to it in the Documents tab, below.

Recent developments with this project

Park opening

March 2016 - Phase 1 of the park is open.

Park construction

May 2015 – Construction of the new park begins.

Concept plan approved

10 December 2012 – The Park Board approved the proposed concept plan for the Shannon Mews public park.

Plans for the 4 hectare Kerrisdale green space will embrace the heritage Italianate landscape style. Construction of the first phase is estimated to begin in 2014.

Community open house

19 September 2012 – The Park Board will hold a community open house to launch this project. This is your opportunity to learn more about the new park, and review the concept drawings:

St. Stephen's United Church Hall
7025 Granville St.
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Approved concept plan

Here is the concept plan approved by the Vancouver Park Board on 10 December 2012.

Plans and drawings

Here are the concept drawings from the Shannon Mews Park open house panel, held on 12 September 2012. View the drawings for an overall look at the park plans.

View a simplified version on the Shannon Mews Park design:

The context plan panel shows the park within the context of the larger Shannon Mews site:

The park plan shows the overall park plan:

The open house panel sections shows park elevations:

The concept plan panel details the proposed design textures and elements:

Project type

  • New park

Project status

  • Phase 1 opens

Expected completion

  • Summer 2017

Budget

  • Development funds

Key dates

Date Event
10 December 2012 Concept plan approved by Vancouver Park Board
19 September 2012 Open house for conceptual design ideas
Spring 2015 Construction of phase 1 of park begins
March 2016 Phase 1 of new park opens
Summer 2017 Phase 2 opening to complete the new park

Work leading up to this project

The Shannon Mews park is part of an overall redevelopment of Shannon Mews, which includes:

  •  Demolishing two existing buildings
  • Building three new buildings
  • Building two levels of underground parking
  • Restoring three designated heritage buildings and perimeter walls
  • Restoring heritage landscaping elements
  • Landscape work including replacing an existing swimming pool
  • Building a district energy system

 

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Contacts

David Yurkovich
Project Manager
604-257-6932

Tiina Mack
Manager, Park Development
604-257-8471

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