Stories Tagged - walkable
March 05, 2021 | Andrea Cox
Over the past decade Marda Loop has evolved and changed, transforming from a quiet, off-the-radar neighbourhood into a hip, city centre destination. The change is being fueled, in part, by Marda Loop's business district, which runs along 33rd and 34th Avenue south west.
"Marda Loop is growing up from a commercial area in a suburban setting to a much more urban, walkable and lively business community," said Bob van Wegen, executive director of the Marda Loop business district.
Named after the Marda Theatre and the old 33rd Avenue streetcar, which "looped" back to downtown, Marda Loop was originally limited to the business district.
Jan. 26, 2017 | Barb Livingstone
Greenwich community in northwest Calgary to put live/work/play into practice
Calgary's "new" northwest will have a familiar face touting a popular concept starting
Industry veteran Melcor Development has announced pre-sales for its new community of Greenwich will start this March. The 16-hectare live/work/play development to be located just off Highway 1 toward Banff will see a mix of residential, retail and commercial offerings.
June 06, 2016 | Cailynn Klingbeil
The year was 2011: Naheed Nenshi was in his first full year as mayor, secondary suites had become part of Calgarians' daily lexicon and the term "sustainability" had started to creep into community development.
Looking back at it now, then CREB® president Sano Stante noted his year at the helm not only gave him a front-row seat to the action, but an enviable opportunity to influence change.
He noted his work with CREB® in advocating council to legalize secondary suites across the city stands out the most from his year of presidency.
"It's something I was really proud of," said Stante.