Stories Tagged - Capitol Hill
Sept. 25, 2019 | Natalie Noble
Many buyers are reluctant to consider an attached home, citing concerns around build quality, space, privacy, condo fees, location, variety and parking. However, the latest wave of developments across the city, which exemplify a new attached lifestyle, might change their mind.
Aug. 01, 2018 | Gerald Vander Pyl
Pleasant Heights, Scenic Acres and Sunalta (a mash up of sunny and Alberta) sound like they could have come out of a real estate subdivision name generator. But how do developers actually come up with the names for new communities?
June 28, 2017 | Barb Livingstone
At the beginning of July last year, John and Ildi Arlette took their first-ever walk through Confederation Park.
By the end of that month, they had bought a home in Mount Pleasant sitting near the crescent-shaped green space that stretches across 162 hectares – including eight hectares of wetlands – in northwest Calgary.
"We were on a date night and someone had told me about Confederation Park," said John Arlette. "Ildi is from Ontario and I realized I hadn't shown her much of Calgary – I hadn't even been to the park myself."
After that visit, the Arlettes sold their home in Signal Hill, becoming both inner-city – and park-side living – devotees.
Sept. 26, 2013 | Cody Stuart
Sitting on the northern side of 16 Ave. and bordered by Second and 19 streets N.W., the two historic communities have long provided Calgarians with an idyllic place to raise a family.