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Calgary Tower: Tallest Building Until 1983

Calgary Tower Dominated City Skyline Until 1983

Check out this spectacular old-school photo of the Calgary Tower shortly after it was completed in 1968. It remained the tallest building in the City of Calgary at 191 metres tall until 1983 when the 215 metre Petro-Canada West Tower was built.

Do you like this old school photo? Join us on Twitter @Calgaryism today and see many more cool Calgary related photos!

 Best Tourist Attraction

Calgary is full of things to do, places to go and people to meet. One of the best Calgary tourist attractions is the Calgary Tower itself where visitors can enjoy spectacular views, fine dining and guided tours.

Whether it be a romantic evening with your significant other or perhaps a sight-seeing tour with the family, the Calgary Tower has got you covered!

Local LandmarkBest Calgary Tourist Attractions Calgary Tower Downtown

As one of the most recognized and long-standing towers on our skyline, it identifies our city on postcards, photos and television and is burned into the minds of Calgarians when they think of the city they live in.

Find out more about the Calgary Tower, a Calgary Landmark today.


Did you know that the Calgary Tower had a few different names during its life?

See our own collection of photos and let us share with you the story of how the tower came to be at the Evolution of the Calgary Tower today.

I Love CalgaryI love Calgary

Calgary is such an amazing place to live, work and enjoy life. We are truly blessed to be living in this prosperous city where only the sky is the limit. See these 7 Reasons to Love Living in Calgary, Alberta today.

If you share the enthusiasm I have for Calgary, I invite you to join me at Calgaryism on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter today – see restaurant reviews, spectacular photos, local activities and events and much, much more. I hope to see you there!


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