Calgary, as the dreamers saw it (Calgary Herald)

February 28th, 2009. Calgary Herald.

From the Canadian Architectural Archives

From the Canadian Architectural Archives

Close your eyes and lean forward. You’re on the 66th and top floor of McIntyre Plaza in downtown Calgary.

To the west, tombstones at Shaganappi cemetery look like grey pebbles, and the monorail zooms above both Louise Bridges.

To the north, there’s the Prince’s Island Museum, just beyond the downtown penetrator freeway. East of City Hall, a canal traverses Mount Royal College.

Welcome to the Calgary that Could Have Been.

Continue reading the article at the Calgary Herald’s Website: Calgary, as the dreamers saw it.

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One comment

  1. zendel · March 1, 2009

    wow! what a great article, I knew of most of these separately but reading them in together in context is rather intriguing. Cheers Guys, keep up the good work!

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