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OPINION: cSpace King Edward transformation a Calgary success story

One of Calgary’s best urban development success stories is the transformation of the majestic, 1912 King Edward School (1721 - 29 Avenue SW). It’s been...

OPINION: Often chided for its suburban sprawl, Calgary has solid track record of infill development

Calgary is often criticized by urbanists for its huge footprint with new communities being built on the city's edge. It should, however, be commended...

Opinion: Calgary BIAs breathing life into neighbourhood businesses

They used to be called Business Revitalization Zones (BRZ) in Calgary. Today they're called Business Improvement Areas (BIA). Whatever you want to call...

OPINION: Calgary is better than people think at preserving its history

While some Calgarians lament the fact many of our older buildings have been demolished, Calgary has a better track record for preservation than it’s...

OPINION: Does Calgary need to be more like Austin, Texas?

Irfhan Rawji, CEO of the MobSquad and Chair of the Glenbow Museum, thinks so. Recently, he was on the Danielle Smith show on NewsTalk...

Calgary success stories – 1988 Olympics: A tool for urban transformation

This is the second in a 2020 series of LiveWire columns by Richard White (a Calgary-based urban development writer), looking at past urban planning...

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