Ask anyone who lives in the community of Scarboro what makes it so special and you will get a variety of answers.
“It’s hard to put a pin in it,” said resident Kate Morisset. “There is just this real sense of connectivity.”
Trendy design tips for fall with Amanda Forrest
For those looking to redefine their home for fall with some curated moments of comfort, luxury and connection, look no further than the Calgary Fall Home Show where celebrity designer Amanda Forrest hits the Urban Barn Main Stage, offering tips on current design trends.
Known for her eclectic and bold style, design superstar, TV personality and entrepreneur Amanda Forrest credits her first home as the starting point of her career.
It all began with a red brick, two-bedroom, single-storey home with oodles of historical charm in the quaint town of Cambridge, Ont.
Brimming with families, many of whom have been in the community for decades, Applewood Park extends to the north from International Avenue near Elliston Park in Calgary’s southeast. Big houses, double-car garages perfect for home workshops, and large yards are a few of the defining characteristics of this community developed in the early 1980s.
One of the most spectacular aspects of the northwest community of Mount Pleasant is the trees. “We live right by the park and it is just beautiful,” said community resident Simone Carr-Smith. “We are surrounded by trees and at night, when the wind blows, you can hear the leaves rustling. It is just so calming.”