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False Creek South: An Experiment in Community

Sky-high rents and housing prices are among Vancouver's most pressing and persistent challenges. The answer, experts and developers say, is more "density" -- packing more people into every square kilometre of Vancouver.

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False Creek's Urban Experiment Seeks a Second Act

False Creek's Urban Experiment Seeks a Second Act

Clock ticking for a Trudeau-era attempt at a visionary utopia in Vancouver.

David P Ball / 31 Dec 2013


Stars Aligned for False Creek South

Stars Aligned for False Creek South

Decades ago, three levels of gov't agreed to build something a little crazy. Funny thing: it mostly worked. Part of a series.

David P Ball / 1 Jan 2014


A Hippie-era Urban Experiment Hits 40

A Hippie-era Urban Experiment Hits 40

Eccentric False Creek South nailed one goal: creating real community in Vancouver's core. Part of a series.

David P Ball / 2 Jan 2014


Second Life for False Creek South?

Second Life for False Creek South?

A deal that made Vancouver's urban housing experiment possible now clouds its future. Last in a series.

David P Ball / 3 Jan 2014