Stories Tagged - Fort Calgary
March 05, 2021 | Andrea Cox
May 13, 2020 | Tyler Difley
Several historic residences from Calgary's formative years are still standing today, thanks to restoration efforts, and tenants who are committed to preserving these pieces of the city's heritage.
Nov. 28, 2018 | Natalie Noble
March 05, 2018 | Tyler Difley
Most Calgarians probably don't stop to think about the city's bridges every time they cross over them by car, by bike or on foot. However, many of these important structures have interesting backstories or architectural designs that make them special.
Nov. 15, 2017 | Lauren Thorson
The CREB® Charitable Foundation was recognized for its philanthropic dedication to ending family violence at the Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter's (CWES) Tulip Awards on Nov. 8.
During the event, which was held at Fort Calgary, the foundation took home the Telling our Story Award. This award is bestowed to an organization that has donated money to the agency and communicated its mandate to the foundation's membership.
Nov. 08, 2017 | Gerald Vander Pyl
In 1875, members of the North West Mounted Police built a fort at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers.
Fort Calgary quickly attracted early settlers to the area, and a thriving little community started to grow – one that never strayed far from the rivers that would shape its development.
Sept. 17, 2014 | CREBNow
The Doors' frontman Jim Morrison once said "there are things known and things unknown and in-between are the doors."
That couldn't be more true for Doors Open YYC, which returns to the city Sept. 27-28.
This represents the third incarnation of the local program, which originated in Europe 25 years ago as a way of promoting civic pride.
Sept. 11, 2014 | CREBNow
When the North West Mounted Police (NWMP) arrived at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow rivers in 1875, they likely didn't know their small fort would eventually evolve into a metropolitan hub for more than one million residents.
Yet 139 years later, Calgary has flourished to become one of the most influential cities in Canada – all thanks to a series of small wooden structures constructed by a federal order to force whiskey traders from the area.
Aug. 06, 2014 | CREBNow
Calgary's past will blend with the future as the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) is installing five Sentinels at the corner of Sixth Street and Ninth Avenue S.E.
The Sentinels, made of heavy glass and concrete will depict historical Calgary figures, suspended from a steel framework.