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New Marriott Inn Hotel Planned for Connaught Calgary

New Marriott Inn Hotel Planned for the Calgary Beltline A new Residence Inn Hotel by Marriott and SilverBirch Conference Centre is coming soon to the Calgary beltline community of Connaught. Located on the corner of 5th Street and 10th Avenue SW, it will be only a short walk from the downtown business core. The 360 room, 33 … [Read more...]

Brookfield Place Calgary – Construction Begins

Construction Underway at Brookfield Place Calgary! Calgary has entered a new era of downtown skyscraper construction. It started a few years back with Eighth Avenue Place and the Bow Tower, two high-rises that have provided our downtown with millions of square feet of much needed office space and have been the main focus of … [Read more...]

Wai’s BBQ House Calgary Food Review

Wai’s BBQ House Calgary Food Review Is there such thing as a meat-packed meal and refreshing beverage for only $8 dollars? I thought it was only a myth in modern day Calgary, until today when a friend of mine took me to Wai’s BBQ House in Chinatown. Atmosphere Walking into Wai’s BBQ House you immediately notice there aren’t … [Read more...]

History of Calgary’s East Village

History of East Village; Calgary's Improved Urban Community Almost all Calgarians have probably heard about the incredible transformation happening at East Village (EV). New infrastructure, condominiums, amenities and streetscapes are all part of the wonderful East Village puzzle that’s coming together one by one, just east … [Read more...]

Manulife Announces New Downtown Calgary Skyscraper

Manulife Announces New Skyscraper in Downtown Calgary Manulife Real Estate announced last week their plans to build a new 27 storey skyscraper in the heart of downtown Calgary. Located at 707 5th Street SW, the 564,400 square foot tower’s design will have glass covering the whole exterior of the elliptical shaped … [Read more...]

TELUS Sky New Downtown Calgary Skyscraper Announced

TELUS Sky New Downtown Calgary Skyscraper Announced! A new and exciting downtown tower is in the works as a part of the redevelopment for the Art Central building at 100 7th Avenue SW in Calgary. This time it’s the communications giant TELUS who is taking the reins with plans to construct a mixed-use 58 storey skyscraper … [Read more...]

Best Photos of the Calgary Skyline

Best Photos of the Calgary Skyline Ever since the oil boom of the 1980’s, Calgary’s skyline has continually grown to include new skyscrapers such as the Suncor Energy Centre, Bankers Hall, TransCanada Tower and more recently The Bow and Eighth Avenue Place. See for yourself the time lapse photos at the History of the Calgary … [Read more...]

Bow Tower Calgary – Top Corporate Building in the World

Bow Tower Named Top Corporate Building in the World!! Will the acclaim for Calgary ever end? The Bow Tower, one of the most recent skyline additions in the city core, is what’s making headlines this time around a few weeks after Calgary was named a top 20 financial centre in the world by Z/Yen Group. This masterful work of … [Read more...]

Calgary Skyline History

Calgary Skyline History New skyscraper projects in the downtown Calgary area is a norm for the booming western Canadian city. But it hasn’t always been this way. Before the 1970’s skyscrapers were few and far between... In the Beginning... Tower construction in Calgary began more than a century ago in 1909 with the … [Read more...]

Calgary Landmarks – The Fairmont Palliser Hotel

Calgary Landmarks – Fairmont Palliser Hotel The Fairmont Palliser Hotel is easily distinguished as a Calgary Landmark by its classical design and majestic look. Established almost 100 years ago in 1914, the hotel was built by P. Lyall and Sons Construction Company, took around three years to build with materials such as brick, … [Read more...]

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