Stories Tagged - Heritage
Aug. 16, 2021 | Tyler Difley
Address: 1029 20th Ave. S.E.
Architectural Style: Edwardian Gable Front
The 112-year-old Spence Residence is a relic from the earliest period of mixed-use development in east Calgary, when Ramsay became a bustling neighbourhood where blue-collar Calgarians both lived and worked.
July 26, 2021 | Andrea Cox
April 13, 2021 | Tyler Difley
Address: 1732 13th Ave. N.W.
Community: Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill
Architectural Style: Arts and Crafts
The 1½-storey, Arts and Crafts-style Walter Hargrave Residence is unique for a couple of reason. Constructed in 1913, it is one of the oldest buildings in the northwest community of Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill, a neighbourhood whose founding dates back to before the First World War.
April 26, 2021 | Barb Livingstone
Repurposing of Calgary's heritage buildings aims to strike balance between preservation and development
March 09, 2021 | Tyler Difley
Address: 802 Prospect Ave. S.W.
Community: Upper Mount Royal
Architectural Style: Georgian Revival
Oddly enough, the most famous owner of this stately brick home in Calgary's upscale Mount Royal neighbourhood never actually lived there. As the house's modern moniker suggests, that owner was R. B. Bennett, Canada's 11th prime minister and a man who, despite growing up in New Brunswick and spending his final years in England, is indelibly linked with Calgary's history.
Sept. 08, 2020 | Josh Skapin
However, combing through the city's historic neighbourhoods is no longer an activity reserved for area residents, as Heritage Calgary is helping people learn about Calgary's past through self-directed walking tours.
Aug. 20, 2020 | Tyler Difley
Address: 803 15th Ave S.W.
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival
As the name suggests, this historic residence holds significant heritage value thanks to its status as the home of Nellie McClung and her husband from 1923-32.
July 17, 2020 | Tyler Difley