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McDougall Centre

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455 6 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 4A2, Canada
+1 403-297-8687
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Brilliant asset for the west end of downtown Calgary - you can even go inside!

This place is many things to many people. It is a chunk of history, being one of Calgary's finest... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
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
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10 Nov 2017
“Brilliant asset for the west end of downtown Calgary - you can even go inside!”
27 Sep 2016
“Historic building”
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455 6 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 4A2, Canada
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+1 403-297-8687
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

This place is many things to many people. It is a chunk of history, being one of Calgary's finest sandstone schools. It is linked to the development of Alberta's educational institutions, particularly normal schools and other post-secondary institutions, and its architectural significance as a substantial...More

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Reviewed September 27, 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.

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Reviewed July 1, 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

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Reviewed March 8, 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
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Reviewed July 3, 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
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Reviewed April 21, 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
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Reviewed December 29, 2011

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

Thank greenmantel
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