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City council views proposal for downtown arts campus

CBC's Silvana Benolich reports on a proposal presented to Edmonton city council Monday that features four state-of-the-art theatres, a Universitiy of Alberta arts campus, an office tower, retail and commercial space and a European-styled open-air glass atrium.
City council examined plans for a multi-million project in downtown Edmonton today. 1:49

A proposal that features four state-of-the-art theatres, a Universitiy of Alberta arts campus, an office tower, retail and commercial space and a European-styled open-air glass atrium was presented to Edmonton city council Monday.

By 2017, the new arts campus and public plaza could be located just north of City Hall behind the new Royal Alberta Museum.

  • Watch CBC's Silvana Benolich report on the ambitious plan for downtown Edmonton by clicking on the image above.