We’ve been enthusiastically transforming downtown Calgary’s east end into one of the city’s most inviting destinations since 2007. Throughout 2021, with an unwavering focus on serving our community, CMLC will be kicking off the Arts Commons Transformation project; advancing three long-term city-bui
Hygge Hut & East Village HQ
Like a big, warm neighbourhood hug
Popular wintertime warm-up spot becomes summertime HQ for our EAST team.
Winters are warmer in the Scandinavian-style Hygge Hut
In 2020, CMLC introduced Calgarians to the Danish concept of hygge (pronounced “hoo-ga”)—a cozy, contented feeling that’s so welcome in the chilly winter months. The wintertime Hygge Hut is a repurposed shipping container with outdoor gas-powered firepits. In summer, we transform the site into East Village HQ—a fun, central spot for learning more about this special neighbourhood.
A year-round gathering space in East Village
Offering passersby Hygge-inspired warmth in the winter, the space becomes a headquarters a visit to East Village the summertime.
Media & Recognition
Opened November 2020