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The McHugh House is notable for its distinctive Queen Anne Revival design. (Courtesy of the City of Calgary)

Historical Home Spotlight: McHugh House

Jan. 06, 2022 | Tyler Difley

Stories Tagged - history

From left, Cochrane Historical Museum volunteers Mike Taylor, Frank Hennessey, Bernice Klotz and Gordon Davies. Photo by Wil Andruschak/For CREB®Now.

Aug. 19, 2015 | CREBNow

Roots run deep in Cochrane

New museum provides perspective of just how far growing town has come

Gordon Davies's roots run deep in Cochrane.

His family moved to the area in the early part of the 20th century, while Davies himself is president of the Cochrane Historical & Archival Preservation Society (CHAPS).

The society, in fact, is behind the new Cochrane Historical Museum, which opened May 31 and was nearly two decades in the making, according to Davies.

"Unlike many towns, Cochrane has never had a museum dedicated to its local history," he said, noting CHAPS has been planning the museum since the society's inception in 1999.

Sept. 17, 2014 | CREBNow

Haute history

*CREB®Now real estate news luxury feature*

Calgary has always had a flair for luxury living

Luxury comes in many shapes and sizes. Earlier this year, a penthouse unit in the Princeton Hall highrise at Eau Claire sold on MLS® for a record $4.4 million. A Priddis-area home, meanwhile set a provincial record in June when it went on the market for a cool $38 million.

Yet set amid today's multimillion-mansions and copious condos comes a reminder of just how far Calgary luxury housing market has come.

Aug. 06, 2014 | CREBNow

Sentinels set to watch over East Village

* photo courtesy CMLC

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.

April 30, 2014 | CREBNow

This weekend: See Calgary with Jane's Walks

Take a walk this weekend and learn a little, or a lot, about the city of Calgary.

The Calgary Foundation is hosting the seventh annual Jane's Walk May 2-4.

Jane's Walk is a global movement of free, locally led walking tours inspired by Jane Jacobs. Jacobs (1916-2006) was an urban writer and activist behind community-based approaches to planning.

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