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Trees Sculptures

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Bankers Hall | Stephen Avenue, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Trees? Really?!? Ok!

I didn't know these were supposed to represent trees, but I'm not great with understanding art. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
H0nestH0telReview
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Calgary, Canada
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Interesting street art

Many people wonder what these things are. Well besides being street art, they act as a wind break... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dan M
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Calgary, Canada
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Bankers Hall | Stephen Avenue, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't know these were supposed to represent trees, but I'm not great with understanding art. I love them lit up! Neat to see if in the area, no need to go out of your way.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many people wonder what these things are. Well besides being street art, they act as a wind break. When a strong chinook winds roles in from the West, Calgary's "urban canyons" (streets between sky scrappers) act as a wind funnel. These Tree Sculptures somehow slow...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This street is amazing, it really stands out when you drive by or look down the street. Lots of pedestrians walking around and its a great added feature to the down town core.

Thank 836eldent
Reviewed 11 April 2017

There was a bit of a(n uninformed) ruckus when they were installed, but these very modern-looking sculptures actually DO something: they break up the wind tunnel effect in the downtown corridors, helping prevent exciting things like skyscraper buildings' windows being sucked out by the venturi...More

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Tree sculptures are so fun to see! They are a good night structure to see because of the lights at night. It doesn't take a long time out of your trip to drive by or to walk through.

Thank lilbitblonde04
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Well coming across these a few years ago...I was rather intrigued at the art not knowing the purpose. Through a little research...I came to understand that the purpose was to cut down on the wind tunnelling on Stephen Ave. I am not sure if they...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 2 March 2017

These are cool sculptures but you're not missing out on anything earth-shattering if you skip this attraction. I use the term "attraction" very loosely as it's just something you would see walking down the street. It's not like people flock to Stephen Avenue to see...More

Thank RandomGoldfish
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I love these sculptures. They bring art to the heart of downtown. It becomes the focal point for west 8th avenue. Go shopping on the promenade and take some great photos with the trees int he background. If only the rest of our city had...More

Thank BobsCowgirl
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Stephen Avenue is great place to hang out, with a great variety of cafes, shops, restaurants and bars, from cheap to ultra expensive. On the way there or on the way back, it's great to stroll on this section of the mall underneath these gigantic...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Love walking on Stephen Avenue. Well kept and the Tree Sculptures are beautiful ,interesting ,imposing pieces of art.

Thank MMusat
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