Progress with this initiative
Park Board accepts donated sign
February 3, 2014 – The Park Board accepted the donation of the Dude Chilling Park sign.
The artwork will be installed this spring at the original location adjacent to the sidewalk at East 8th Avenue and Brunswick Street. A plaque describing the piece, along with a reference to the Coast Salish connection to the land, will also be installed.
Park Board to decide on accepting donated sign
January 31, 2014 – Staff will recommend that the Park Board accept the donation of the Dude Chilling Park sign at the February 3, 7:00pm committee meeting.
Staff give preliminary approval to two sites for the sign
November 2013 – Park Board staff reviewed possible locations in Guelph Park and gave preliminary approval for the following two locations:
- Corner of 8th Avenue and Brunswick Street
- By the community garden beside the Dude Chilling art exchange box
Sign reviewed by Public Art Committee
October 15, 2013 – The Public Art Committee reviewed the artwork and provided comments.
Park Board asks staff to find a permanent home for the sign
March 11, 2013 – Park Board Chair Sarah Blyth put forward a motion to find a permanent home for the sign where all residents can enjoy and honour the art history of Vancouver’s parks and recreational facilities. The motion carried.