Stories Tagged - Mission
June 22, 2021 | Tyler Difley
Address: 1880 First St. S.W.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne Revival
Built in 1885, the Rouleau Residence is one of the oldest buildings in Calgary and stands as a reminder of Mission's rich Francophone history.
March 05, 2021 | Andrea Cox
March 05, 2021 | Andrea Cox
There's no doubt that the communities of Mission and Cliff Bungalow spin at a vibrant pace, with people always out strolling, talking, poking into galleries and artisan shops, and enjoying the vast selection of restaurants and coffee shops.
It was that hum that enticed Nicole Butz to make a move to the area a year ago.
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.
July 08, 2020 | Tyler Difley
Architectural Style: Edwardian Gable Front
Architect: B.C. Mills Timber and Trading Co.
Located in the oldest part of the historic community of Mission, the Stepney Residence holds a unique distinction. It is a rare example of a prefabricated house constructed using pre-assembled, interlocking wall panels that still displays its original cladding. In fact, it is the only confirmed example left in Calgary.
Aug. 28, 2019 | Andrea Cox
March 06, 2019 | Andrea Cox
For Nicole, the day begins with a short stroll from her riverside, two-bedroom condo (she has a downtown view and awakens to the honking sounds of geese) to La Boulangerie Bakery Cafe on Fourth Street to grab a latte.
She calls herself an ardent inner-city junkie. "I don't really do the suburbs well, and Mission's vibrant but a little bit out of the core, so you get a different vibe. It just feels like home."
July 18, 2018 | Tyler Difley
While Calgary is still viewed by many as a car-centric city, there are many other ways for Calgarians to get around – whether you choose to walk, bike or take transit. Just ask the residents of the following communities, the proud recipients of some of the city's highest walk and transit scores from www.walkscore.com.
June 27, 2018 | Barb Livingstone
Scott Henderson has split his work time between clients in the Okanagan and those in his hometown of Calgary for the last 15 years.
Eight months ago, the marketing/communications agency owner got pre-qualified for a mortgage for a second residence in Kelowna. Then, this February, B.C.'s provincial government announced a speculation tax on out-of-province and foreign owners to discourage buy-up of housing by investors who, it claims, leave homes empty and drive up home prices. A homeowner can avoid the tax by living in, or renting out, the home half the year.