Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) – the organization responsible for redeveloping East Village and lead developer of the city’s New Central Library has reached another major milestone in the library construction program - the completion of Phase 2 – the skeletal framework of the building
Trading one of Calgary’s historic landmarks for another, Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) – the organization responsible for transforming East Village into one one of the city’s most sought-after neighbourhoods – has relocated its offices from the Hillier Building to the historic St. Louis Hotel right across the street.
Today, the City of Calgary and Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) – the organization leading the transformation of East Village into one of Calgary’s most sought-after addresses – are delighted to unveil a new Music Pavilion on RiverWalk near Fort Calgary, gifted to the citizens of Calgary by our sister city, Quebec City.
Less than a decade after Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) accepted the challenge of redeveloping and revitalizing East Village and the Rivers District, Calgary’s original neighbourhood is rising rapidly skyward as one of Calgary’s most sought-after inner-city neighbourhoods.
And as FRAM+Slokker breaks ground on another East Village condominium tower, the array of cranes and construction vehicles in full swing in downtown Calgary’s east end is set to grow once again.
The 288-unit tower, called Verve, is the first residential project along The Riff – the diagonal thoroughfare through East Village that connects residents from the southwest side near the new National Music Centre to the landing of St. Patrick’s Bridge on the opposite side of the neighbourhood.
$500 MILLION RETAIL/RESIDENTIAL PROJECT BREAKS GROUND IN EAST VILLAGE
In 2007, when Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) accepted the challenge of bringing Calgary’s oldest (and arguably most neglected) neighbourhood back to life, plenty of Calgarians scoffed with skepticism, many of them muttering “We’ve heard that one before.”
Less than a decade later, the new East Village is rising skyward as one of Calgary’s most sought-after inner-city neighbourhoods – and as a powerful testament to what vision, determination and strategic partnerships can achieve.