Diana Krall Plaza
As part of the downtown revitalization efforts and improvements currently underway, The City of Nanaimo is honoured to announce that the Harbourfront plaza will officially be named the “
According to Mayor Gary Korpan, “Diana is a world renowned Jazz musician with deep family roots in the community. We are pleased to recognize Diana through this plaza naming.”
• A primary sculpture 24 feet tall and 5 feet wide in the shape of a tuning fork that
will form an arch at the plaza entrance
• The sculpture will weather to match the brick and pavement colors on the
conference centre and the plaza
• At the base of the tuning fork are images of sound waves created out of black and
white stone pavers that will resemble piano keys.
• The portal will be illuminated by light at night and is capped by a bronze bird.
• The name, “
According to Krall she was “….honoured to have the plaza named after me. It was a pleasant surprise as I have strong connections and fond memories of growing up in
Larry McNabb, Parks Recreation and Culture Committee Chair, “…was thrilled the plaza will be named after Diana as it will honour all of her work in the music industry while bringing recognition to our community. The plaza will be a centre of activity in the downtown core and is an important part of the downtown revitalization.”