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McDougall Centre

455 6 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 4A2, Canada
+1 403-297-8687
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Historic building

This historic building is in complete contrast to all the surrounding glass and steel skyscrapers... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
mjc404
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Derby, United Kingdom
School to Government house South to a living tribute to our past.

The Place is remarkable as it is Sandstone which is porous and has quite a few cracks on its... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2015
fileman5
,
Calgary, Canada
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27 Sep 2016
“Historic building”
1 Jul 2015
“School to Government house South to a living tribute to our past.”
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455 6 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 4A2, Canada
Downtown
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+1 403-297-8687
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

This historic building is in complete contrast to all the surrounding glass and steel skyscrapers. Built in sandstone in a Renaissance Revival style, it dates from 1907. Long may it remain a bastion against the high-rise edifices. We enjoyed just finding it.

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The Place is remarkable as it is Sandstone which is porous and has quite a few cracks on its facade.The building will need repairs and it can do with TLC. This building was once a school and still if you look carefully you can imagine...More

1  Thank fileman5
Reviewed 8 March 2015

The building was built in 1907, and was originally the Calgary Normal School and later became a public school. These days it is the southern headquarters and conference centre for the Government of Alberta. It was built in the Renaissance Revival style of architecture and...More

2  Thank afshan m
Reviewed 3 July 2013

A nice building to look at, but that is about it. We went inside to check it out and the guy behind the desk told us that it was a school a long time ago. Now it is a government building.

2  Thank Octoberfresh
Reviewed 21 April 2012

Go there and enjoy the picturesque sand stone buildings. You can get nice pictures done when they turn on the "waterfalls" (small) in the summer.

1  Thank Mike G
Reviewed 29 December 2011

such a beautiful historic building. there could be more info regarding the history of the building.

Thank greenmantel
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