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Quick Facts: East Village Developments

Quick Facts: What You Should Know About East Village Projects East Village has been the talk of the town ever since Calgary Municipal Lands Company (CMLC) conceptualized its revitalization back in 2007. Since then little in terms of construction and redevelopment has been noticeable while passing by, up until a few years ago … [Read more...]

East Village’s Simmons Building Now Open for Eats!

Check Out the Newly Restored Simmons Building & its Renowned Tenants in East Village The list of places to eat and buy goodies for later in East Village just got a whole lot better. Today, the trifecta of new food and drink establishments we’ve all heard about now for quite some time - Charbar, Phil & Sebastian Coffee … [Read more...]

History of Calgary – Then & Now – 1980

History of Calgary – 35 Years of Change Almost four decades ago, Calgary`s downtown skyline did not include as many skyscrapers or trees as it did today. Several condominiums and office buildings like the Bow Tower, Suncor Energy Centre, Centennial Place and Canterra Tower are but a few that have brought about a huge change to … [Read more...]

VIDEO: St. Patrick’s Bridge Connecting East Village to the North

St. Patrick's Bridge Opens East Village to the Northern Calgary A new era has begun at East Village! St. Patrick’s Bridge, now open for use, has connected the once secluded downtown community to the northeast inner city area and also to the up and coming public space of St. Patrick’s Island. Designed by RFR/Halsall, the … [Read more...]

VIDEO: East Village’s New Central Library a Visual Beauty!

VIDEO: New Central Library Design is Stunning One of East Village's key public buildings, the New Central Library, will be a sight to behold when completed in 2018. See for yourself below in this video, courtesy of East Village. Soon enough locals and visitors alike will have the chance to experience its innovative spaces … [Read more...]

Calgary Skyline: A Century of Change (1924 vs. 2024)

Calgary Skyline Centennial Comparison - 1924 vs. 2024 Calgary’s skyline has been anything but static since the turn of the century. Considering the amount of proposed projects now under construction or in review, it seems that the city is poised to keep up with or exceed its current pace of downtown skyscraper construction in … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

History of Prince’s Island Park

The History of Our Beloved Prince’s Island Park Calgary has long been known for its abundance of green spaces found all over the city ranging from small community playgrounds to extensive river parks. One of the latter that is well known to many locals and perhaps may be the most visited of them all is no other than Prince’s … [Read more...]

East Village 2013: A Year in Review

East Village 2013: A Year in Review A lot has happened in East Village over the past year. From newly announced condos to the start of construction for already proposed developments, from fun cultural activities to the flood clean-up, 2013 has been action packed for the newly revitalized downtown community. Here are some … [Read more...]

First Canadian Centre East Tower Coming Soon

Downtown Calgary's First Canadian Centre is Expanding Downtown Calgary will soon be home to yet another new skyscraper. This time it’s First Canadian Centre, an already existing building located between 2nd and 3rd Street on the 7th Avenue SW block, which will have an additional tower built on the eastern side of its … [Read more...]

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