Stories Tagged - Elbow Drive
March 05, 2021 | Andrea Cox
Peppered with century-old birch and popular trees, the southwest neighbourhood of Britannia offers old-world charm and a magical aesthetic.
July 17, 2019 | Tyler Difley
1960s-era suburbs that now make up the city's middle ring. Here are the communities that fall within the city's Elbow Drive corridor.
July 17, 2019 | Josh Skapin
July 17, 2019 | Mario Toneguzzi
May 09, 2018 | Kathleen Renne
Between the inner city and the burgeoning suburbs lie Calgary's so-called "middle-ring neighbourhoods," a concept explored in a 2010 study by the University of Calgary's faculty of environmental design.
As the study describes, Calgary's 80 middle-ring neighbourhoods – which include communities like Acadia, Glamorgan and Huntington Hills – are those developed between the 1950s and 1970s and "poised to undergo redevelopment."
Canyon Meadows, established in 1963, is one such community. When Gurmit Bhachu, the current president of the Canyon Meadows Community Association, moved to Calgary in 2004, he and his wife looked for a home.