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Stephen Avenue makeover: learn more at virtual open house Tuesday night

Stephen Avenue makeover: learn more at virtual open house Tuesday night

The City of Calgary is hosting a virtual open house on Tuesday evening to update citizens on the redesign of Stephen Avenue. The pedestrian walkway is arguably Calgary’s most iconic street, featuring stores, restaurants, cafés, bars and pubs. The city announced last spring that it was working with the Calgary Downtown Association to revamp Stephen Avenue between City Hall and the Mewata Armoury. READ MORE: Stephen Avenue makeover to create a ’21st-century experience’: City of Calgary Tuesday’s presentation serves as a chance for the city to share the results of a public realm study. Trending Stories Mobs are […]

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New affordable housing project in Ogden going ahead despite some community objection

New affordable housing project in Ogden going ahead despite some community objection

A proposal to build an affordable housing unit in the community of Ogden was given the go-ahead by Calgary councillors on Monday evening. City council voted in favour of changing the current land-use designation for the site of the proposed Ogden Family Housing development at around 10:30 p.m. following a marathon meeting that began at 9:30 a.m. The four or five-storey mixed-use building will be constructed at the site where the Ogden United Church is currently located, at 7401 – 23 St. S.E., and will include a child care centre, community kitchen and 24 two and three-bedroom affordable housing […]

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New pedestrian bridge at Prince’s Island Park should be ‘special,’ first design kiboshed

Proposed design of a new pedestrian bridge in Prince

What are your thoughts on the pedestrian bridge in Prince’s Island Park? How do you think its replacement should look? That’s just what the City of Calgary is hoping to hear this weekend at an open house about improvements proposed for Eau Claire, including replacing the ailing Jaipur pedestrian bridge. READ MORE: Calgary city councillor disappointed with continued delays in Eau Claire development The bridge, which opened in 1968, is slated for replacement as it’s “reached the end of its service life,” according to the city’s website. Officials hope the new bridge will meet the following criteria: Meet current […]

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