The Vancouver city council is apparently considering extending the seawall. The seawall which runs along Kitsilano Beach is now possibly going to be extended all the way to Jericho Beach. The will have to hire seawall repair services to take care of a bit of damage on the wall that is already there to have a stable foundation to build on. Once that has been completed the expansion is set to begin, although it is yet to be scheduled at this time.
According to reports the city council will be discussing the idea this week. And while discussions are still in the works, both Vision Vancouver and the NPA are behind the idea and taking credit for it.
NPA Councillor Affleck and Vision Vancouver councillors claim they have been working on the idea for some time. Affleck says he was frustrated by the rather abrupt end of the seawall in Kitsilano, whilst the Vision Vancouver councillors say that Mayor Robertson had already been working with the Park Board back earlier this year.
According to some reports there is already a donor, who would like to remain anonymous, who is willing to provide tens of billions of dollars towards this project. If you are thinking about starting a new project but you’re still missing some ideas, try installing wall tiles of any style that goes a long with the construction theme.
Many Kitsilano residents no doubt would love to see this extension. However, some fear others, especially Point Grey residents might be less than thrilled with the idea.
Should the seawall be extended, the residents and owners of the multi-million dollar homes that line the area along Point Grey Road might have to contend with their view being filled with pedestrians and cyclists.
Nevertheless, the fact remains that the seawall is by far the most popular recreational site in the city. The seawall is approximately 22 kilometres long and provides the best waterfront jogging, walking, cycling and skating path to Vancouverites. Going from the convention centre on Burrard Inlet to Stanley Park and False Creek, to Granville island and Kitsilano Beach Park, the course is a much loved recreational area.
Should the project go ahead, this would add another element to the appeal of Kitsilano real estate and waterfront home for sale in the area. Adding an extension to the seawall would certainly increase the already intense beauty and liveability of the Kits neighbourhood.