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Downtown Calgary Facts

Downtown Calgary Facts Calgary is one of the most downtown focused cities in North America. It is where all the action is and is also where a majority of the people in Calgary work. Here are some hard facts for downtown Calgary. Over 1000 retail stores Over 200 dining and food establishments More than 50 night clubs … [Read more...]

East Village Amenities Calgary

East Village Amenities Calgary... East Village in Calgary is an up and coming urban community set in the heart of the city, directly east of the downtown business core where you will find a well balanced mix of commercial, residential and retail buildings. Residential developments consist of townhomes and condos and are highly … [Read more...]

Calgary Landmarks – The Bow Tower

The Bow Tower 236 metres (774 feet) 1.9 million square feet 1.4 billion dollars 58 floors 3 sky gardens Calgary’s tallest building Calgary’s newest landmark As I walk by the Bow Tower and look up, I am truly amazed by its size. Then I think to myself how minute it really is in comparison to other high-rises … [Read more...]

East Village in Calgary – National Music Centre

East Village in Calgary – National Music Centre Everyone has been talking about the National Music Centre to be built at East Village in Calgary. The National Music Centre will be a popular destination for Calgarians and tourists alike after its projected completion in 2015. You will find much to do inside of its doors … [Read more...]

Calgary Landmarks – Devonian Gardens

Calgary Landmarks - the Magnificent Devonian Gardens! Finally, the Devonian Gardens has reopened to the public! The indoor public gardens and park in downtown Calgary has reopened after closing in 2008 for a complete renovation. Devonian Gardens was built back in 1977. Before its closure in 2008, it was an enjoyable spot for … [Read more...]

History of Calgary – Then & Now

History of Calgary – Then & Now Have you ever wondered what Calgary looked like in the past? Our city didn't always have as many towering skyscrapers as it did today... not even trees! Our history of Calgary then and now comparisons have a split image of the downtown skyline from past and presents times, its simply … [Read more...]

New Calgary East Village Developers and Projects

East Village dates back to 1875, the site of the historic Fort Calgary and the birthplace of the city. Over the years, the area fell on hard times, leaving vacant lots in its abandoned future. Today, East Village is undergoing a radical transformation and will offer some of the cities best dining, recreation, shopping … [Read more...]

Calgary Landmarks – Eighth Avenue Place

Calgary Landmarks - Eighth Avenue Place Eighth Avenue Place is located in the heart of Calgary on 8th Avenue SW and 9th Avenue SW and between 4th Street SW and 5th Street SW. Eventually this Calgary landmark will have another shorter tower in addition to the current 49 story tower. The first building contains 1.1 million square … [Read more...]

Calgary East Village Hilton Hotel

Hilton Hotel Unveiled in East Village East Village’s first commercial development, the Hilton Hotel, has been announced! Set at an approximated price tag of $75 million, the 315 room hotel will be constructed by an American commercial development firm by the name of Widewaters Group on the corner of 7th Ave and 4th St SE. The … [Read more...]

Calgary East Village – Promenade

East Village in Calgary – Promenade by Julian Opie East Village just received its first piece of permanent art named Promenade, a 24 foot tall four sided LED tower that will play a part in the overall ambiance of the area. Created by famous artist Julian Opie, the tower displays some distinctive signatures of the … [Read more...]

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