There used to be a gas station on the NW corner of Davie and Burrard. I remember when they tore the building down and scooped out all of the contaminated soil (gasoline had leaked from the underground storage tanks – it happens often):
Given the high price tag that likely accompanied this sweet piece of real estate (never mind the clean-up), I could only assume something would be built here soon. Nine months would go by, and the lot would remain empty with nothing but a yellow metal fence enclosing it. However, a week or so ago, something seemed to go up overnight – what could it be?
This looks suspiciously like a community garden. After a quick browse about google, I couldn’t find anything that might answer my question. Interestingly, I saw something similar next to the Granville Street Bridge (red circle):
I asked a friend that works for the city about this, but she had no idea what was going on. Can a Terry* reader confirm my suspicions?