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Retrofutures: Edmonton’s Omniplex – Part 2

Dr. Russell Cobb

Continued from Retrofutures: Edmonton’s Omniplex – Part 1 This moment in Edmonton’s history happened to coincide with one of the…

Buena Vista Building

Lawrence Herzog

Streetcars trundled down Jasper Avenue and turned northward to travel along newly-laid tracks on 124th Street. It was a vibrant…

Tracks into the Past

Lawrence Herzog

The Canadian Northern Railway (CNoR) arrived in Edmonton in 1905 and laid tracks into downtown just north of 104th Avenue…

Crawford Block

Lawrence Herzog

Over its 102 years, the main floor of the building has served as a tent and awning store and was…

Edmonton’s Lost Banks

Lawrence Herzog

Jasper Avenue has a long tradition as Edmonton’s centre of commerce and financial enterprise. At one point in the early…

Edmonton's Old City Hall

Edmonton’s 1957 City Hall

Lawrence Herzog

Edmonton’s second City Hall was a news-making building right from the beginning. Completed in 1957 as one of Canada’s first…

Wayne Condo at StreetFest, 1998

Shelley Switzer

The artists and volunteers at StreetFest go out of their way to bring their best to our stage—Sir Winston Churchill…