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New Central Library Exterior Beginning to Take Shape

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EV's New Central Library Coming to Life With Exterior Glass Shell The mesmerizing glass-clad exterior of the New Central Library is now beginning to take shape! Also see this VIDEO of the New Central Library Design. Once completed, the iconic wall of hexagons ranging in color from transparent to solid white will look like … [Read more...]

East Village’s St. Louis Hotel: Restored & Full of Life

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St. Louis Hotel Fully Restored & Looking Modernly Quaint East Village’s master developer – the Calgary Municipal Lands Company (CMLC) – has just traded up one historical building in Calgary as its main headquarters for another. Relocating from the old Hillier Block on 8th Avenue SE (built in 1910) to now the St. Louis … [Read more...]

Studio Bell – EV’s National Music Centre – Opens July 1st!

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Long Awaited NMC in East Village is Opening July 1st, 2016! After three years of construction, the new National Music Centre currently nearing completion in the downtown community of East Village is set to open on July 1st, 2016! There’s no better date to open what will be such an important facility in our country’s … [Read more...]

Experience the New Central Library Online!!

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New Central Library Website is Now Up and Running... As we all wait in anticipation for the splendid New Central Library (NCL) to be built, we can now follow every step of the way of construction at the brand new NCL website! After several months of planning and construction, Canada Municipal Lands Company (CMLC), the master … [Read more...]

East Village 2015: A Year in Review

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Looking Back at What's Happened in East Village in 2015 Several years ago – in December of 2007 – the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) began working on the redevelopment of the worn-down and rather vacant East Village area, and just recently, the downtown neighbourhood saw its first “new” residents move-in which was … [Read more...]

New Hilton Hotel Taking Shape in East Village

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New Hilton Hotel Well Underway in East Village With the New Central Library, National Music Centre and new condominiums taking most of the media attention over the past several months, there has barely been any room for mention of the Hilton Hotel that is now easily distinguishable on the East Village skyline. The new 320-room … [Read more...]

East Village Milestone: Occupancy Begins at FIRST Condos

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A Huge Milestone for East Village with FIRST Condos by FRAM + Slokker Beginning Occupancy! East Village’s developing partners have been hard at work for many years bringing to life the full potential of this new mixed-use community, and as of a few days ago have now reached a very important milestone on that journey with the … [Read more...]

Quick Facts: East Village Developments

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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...]

VIDEO: St. Patrick’s Island Now Fully Re-opened!

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St. Patrick’s Island Now Fully Re-opened for Public Use! Good news, Calgary… after many years of intricate planning and a construction set-back from the 2013 floods, St. Patrick’s Island has now fully re-opened to the public about nine months after the opening of the bridge. The 31 acre island park destination is definitely … [Read more...]

East Village’s Simmons Building Now Open for Eats!

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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...]