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East Village’s NCL is More than Just a Library

New Central Library Now Open! Nov 1st, 2018 With the grand opening of the New Central Library in East Village today (Nov 1st, 2018), many are heading down to check out what it’s all about.Surely if you’re one of the people who has followed it throughout its phases of construction, you’re excited to see its unique … [Read more...]

M2 Building Begins Construction in East Village!

M2 Begins Construction on East Village Riverfront!M2, a new mixed-use development designed by Brooklyn-based nARCHITECTS for XYC Design + Development, is now under construction in the redeveloping downtown community of East Village!This new building is set to introduce two new restaurants on the ground floor in addition … [Read more...]

East Village Receives Multiple Mayor Urban Design Awards!

East Village Wins Multiple MUDA’s! Another Reason… The Mayor’s Urban Design Awards (MUDA) are a biennial event that recognize the contributions that architects, artists and designers have made to the overall livability of the City of Calgary. These are projects of exceptional quality and design in buildings, urban spaces and … [Read more...]

5th & THIRD – East Village’s New Shopping Centre [Video]

What East Village’s New Shopping Centre Looks Like Have you seen the renderings of the up-and-coming mixed-use development by RioCan & Embassy BOSA in East Village? If not, an artist has created a video showing roughly what we can expect the main floor retail centre to look like once it’s completed in the first quarter of … [Read more...]

East Village Junction Wknd #2 – July 20th to 23rd

This Weekend in EV: Yoga, Pop-up Library & MoreWhat is happening? There’s lots to look forward to this up and coming weekend in downtown Calgary with the East Village Junction Patio Weekend #2 happening from July 20th to the 23rd!East Village Junction – the neighbourhoods most vibrant lot – is a pop-up shopping / … [Read more...]

Good Earth Coffeehouse Opening in Verve Condos

Good Earth Coffeehouse Coming Soon to East Village Good news everyone! Good Earth Coffeehouse, another renowned local business in Calgary, has announced plans to open a location at Verve Condos in 2018. Learn more about Verve New Condos in EV here. Located in bottom-floor retail, the coffee shop will be in the heart of this … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Forging the New Central Library with Structural Steel

Structural Steel’s Strength Helps Make NCL Design a Reality Ian Washbrook, Structural Engineer with Entuitive Corp. engineering firm goes into detail about how structural steel is made and its application in the design of East Village’s New Central Library.Also see VIDEO: The Role of Steel in EV’s New Central … [Read more...]

VIDEO: The Role of Steel in EV’s New Central Library

The Use of Structural Steel in the New Central Library Explained How is structural steel helping to build East Village’s New Central Library? Hear it from Ian Washbrook, Structural Engineer with Entuitive Corp. engineering firm first."So, the role of steel in this building is a very important role. We are dealing with … [Read more...]

New Central Library Exterior Beginning to Take Shape

EV's New Central Library Coming to Life With Exterior Glass ShellThe 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

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...]