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The Rouleau Residence, photographed in May 2020 after its $1.45-million restoration.
Courtesy of Heritage Calgary

June 22, 2021 | Tyler Difley

Historical Home Spotlight: Rouleau Residence

Year of Construction: 1885

Address: 1880 First St. S.W.

Community: Mission

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.

The Butters Residence  in Elbow Park is an example of a Calgary heritage property that is municipally designated and could qualify for the new incentives.
Courtesy of the City of Calgary

July 17, 2020 | Tyler Difley

City considers new financial incentives for heritage home conservation

Owners of historic homes across Calgary could soon be eligible for additional grant money and a significant tax break if city council approves a new plan to boost financial incentives for heritage conservation.

Courtesy City of Calgary

July 17, 2019 | Geoff Geddes

The City explores new tools to preserve Calgary heritage buildings

They say that those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it, and the same could apply to historic buildings. In the wake of the Enoch Sales House fire and demolition, heritage groups and individual Calgarians have called for more to be done to preserve the city's historic structures.


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