|Bet you didn't know we had a Royal Mall!|
The best place to start this little adventure is at the bus stop
|The very cool Sussex building.|
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Head out the passage that is at the south-east. Across the
|Downtown Victoria's only urban|
As you look across Courtenay Street you will see one of the most divisive buildings in recent memory in the city. The Falls, designed by James Cheng, was a seminal development in the city. Prior to it being built, there was an almost automatic reaction on the part of vocal parts of the city and media to condemn any new building but a concerted effort on the part of many in the city led to a council meeting that changed the conversation on new
|The walkway behind the Aria building.|
Once you are through you will be on Burdett Street, just to the left of Browns Social House. Walk up the hill to Penwell Street and then head down it until you get to Humboldt Street. Across the street is the Aria building and on its western end is a walkway that will connect with another walkway that goes along the back of the building. Take the walkway to the left and move towards Cridge Park. To your right is the Victoria Lawn Bowling Club.
Once you make it through the park you will be on the corner of Blanshard Street and Belleville, just across the road is St. Ann's Academy. You can actually continue your mid-block walk through here to Beacon Hill Park but this is as far as I go today.
|Victoria Lawn Bowling Club|
|The Falls public walkway entrance (well|
you actually have to go through the garage).
|Alexandra Ladies Club|