There are 3 blog entries for July 2010.
Monday, July 5th, 2010 at 8:40am. 4874 Views, 0 Comments.
**NOTE** This is a repost! The former post has been lost in the ether.
If you’re entertaining visitors in Calgary and leave them to their own devices one day, it is not unlikely that you will come home to a complaint about all the weird street numbers and what idiot arranged Calgary into quadrants that are numbered individually so that they can’t find anything? As you commiserate with your friends about the insane numbering system, you may wonder why Calgary is laid out like this. We just can't have nice things.
It wasn’t always this way. Until 1904, Calgary had names for all its streets. An example are the maps here of the Downtown and Downtown East Village districts. In the maps, you can see that Atlantic Avenue (bottom left, horizontal)…
Monday, July 5th, 2010 at 9:18am. 726 Views, 1 Comments.
My blog post The Odd History of Calgary's City Streets has been updated with new information, thanks to Bob van Wegan of CalgaryHeritage.org, who very kindly alerted me to the presence of this newspaper clipping indicating the reason for the name change.
Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 8:14am. 451 Views, 0 Comments.
Google Map of Calgary Golf Courses (View Full Post to see it)
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It's summer and golfing in Calgary is heating up! Calgary golf real estate is also heating up in the neighbourhoods closest to Calgary's top courses. However, have you thought about all the neighbourhoods around the public courses out there where there are prime Calgary homes waiting to be outfitted for the avid golfer? Take a look at the map above, then check out some of the great Calgary homes close by!
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