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Victoria Park Calgary: First Street Village Lifestyle

Urban Lifestyle on First Street Village in Victoria Park

1 Street Downtown CalgaryOver the past several years. the area anchored around First Street SW in downtown Calgary between 12th Avenue up to 16th Avenue has been redeveloped into a vibrant pocket of life – also known as First Street Village.

Giving life to that vibrancy is many new restaurants, nightlife destinations and amenities supported by three relatively new condominium developments called Chocolate Condos, Colours Condos and Union Square Condos with a total of around 500 units all together.

In addition to these three condos, there are several other older resale buildings in the area as well as plans for more brand new condo developments in the near future.

Vibrant Atmosphere

It seems as if the already vibrant First Street Village is about to get even more energetic in the near future.

Hotel Arts is one main attraction with its trendy hotel, 2 award winning restaurants, pool side lounge and meeting facilities, as well as the recently completed Hotel Arts retail strip. There are also plans for a possible “Condo Arts” at some point in the future.

The Drum and Monkey, Bamboo, Habitat and St. James Corner all become cool night time destinations with great live music and a fun atmosphere all nights of the week, adding greatly to the overall energy and youthfulness the area is known for. Learn more about Activities in Victoria Park Calgary today.

Victoria Park 1st SWFun, Friendly and Walkable

Located in the middle of Victoria Park, First Street Village is a highly walkable area with anything and everything that you need within just a few blocks.

For example, the very popular Boxwood Cafe located at 3rd Street and 13th Avenue SW is a great place to sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds of Central Memorial Park.

13th Avenue just happens to be designated by the City of Calgary as a green belt in the downtown area that with time will transform into a continuous “belt” of parks and outdoor recreational spaces all the way from 1st Street to 11th Street SW.

Or if that is too far, Giuseppe’s Italian Market is right on First Street Village with all the fresh, home-made Italian entrees, take home pizzas and market produce you need. After all, it is one of the Best Calgary Italian Deli’s there is.

Giuseppe’s and Boxwood are only two of several top-notch restaurants located in and around First Street Village and Victoria Park.I love first street in victoria Park Calgary

If you walk East from 1st you are only 3 blocks away from the LRT, Saddle dome and several other new condos including Sasso, Vetro, Nuera and Keynote which includes an urban Sunterra Market plus there are many more restaurants including Lounge Burger, Embarcadero, La Vita e Bella, Olives and more within walking distance.

If you walk South you can reach the renovated Talisman Centre in about 15 minutes in addition to having Anytime Fitness right on 1st.

I guess I’m trying to say the location rocks! If you walk North up 1st you reach Stephen Avenue which is another hugely popular restaurant and entertainment strip, the popular Sociale night spot and many more restaurants including Rush, Sky 360, Ruths Chris, the Palliser, Sukiyaki House, Bottle Screw Bills, Velvet, Parker House and many many more,

Here are some of the places to eat, hang, chill and enjoy right on 1st Street and one of the reasons why living in the Colours condo building or the Chocolate condo building or the Union Square condo building plus all the older buuldings in the surrounding areas are so desireable

1st Street Calgary Condo ColoursEat, Drink and Dance

  • Drum and Monkey
  • Bamboo
  • Soda
  • Giuseppes Italian Market
  • Taste
  • Starbucks
  • Habitat
  • St. Germain
  • Raw Bar
  • St.James corner
  • Jugo Juice

Chill, Hang, Shop

  • Hotel Arts
  • Raw Bar Pool Party
  • Formans
  • O’Connors
  • Forbidden Clothing
  • Poggenpohl
  • Davidsons Jewelers
  • Anytime fitness

1st (First) Street Rocks! Great location with tons of amenities, quick walk to the office, quick walk to the LRT and a vibrant 24 hour atmosphere all make 1st (First) Street SW in Victoria Park a highly desirable and unique pocket of Calgary’s downtown.

Questions about First Street Village in Victoria Park Calgary?

Cody Battershill First Street Village FlyerFor information on new or resale condos in Calgary including Sasso, Vetro, Nuera, Keynote, Arriva, Colours, Chocolate, Union Square or any other building downtown call me direct at 403-370-4180 or message me below!

We could meet in Victoria Park at Guiseppes for a pizza on me and talk about your real estate goals!

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