312 Main Community Asset Mapping

Downtown Eastside (DTES)

312 Main Community Asset Mapping

Building the foundation to a resilient neighbourhood.

School:

Langara

Department:

Applied Planning

Course:

APPL 5230: Social Planning & Community Development

Instructors:

Kathryn Nairne

City of Vancouver Partners:

  • Katia Tynan

Student Team:

  • Ariga Agoes
  • Jaime Gonzalez
  • Josephina Mocnik
  • Shawna Nichol
  • Shirley Wu

Strategy:

  • Healthy City Strategy

City goal area(s):

  • Cultivating Connections

Community partner:

312 Main

312 Main is Vancouver's centre for social & economic innovation serving the DTES community. Special thanks to the team for participating in and supporting this project.

Summary

This project aimed to create a editable asset map for the Downtown Eastside community. In partnering with 312 Main, a community engaged in the pilot Resilient Neighbourhoods Program, our team utilized GIS software to map spatial and non-spatial data to create the foundation for 312 Main to further their Resilient Neighbourhood Strategy.

312 Main Community Asset Mapping
312 Main Community Asset Mapping

Next Steps

312 Main will utilize the map and create community engagement opportunities to update the map and ensure its accuracy. Our team has expressed interest in further partnerships with 312 Main.