As one of Calgary’s oldest communities, Sunnyside weaves together a poignant blend of architectural styles. Modern infills sit alongside century homes, while walk-up-style apartment buildings wink at neighbouring new-build, mid-rise condo towers.
Calgary’s most walk- and transit-friendly communities
While Calgary is still viewed by many as a car-centric city, there are many other ways for Calgarians to get around – whether you choose to walk, bike or take transit. Just ask the residents of the following communities, the proud recipients of some of the city’s highest walk and transit scores from www.walkscore.com. (more…)
Abundance of options underlines the importance of setting priorities
A million dollars used to buy a lot of home for your money.
But what will $750,000 – $1 million get a homebuyer in Calgary today?
Stephanie Campbell, a REALTOR® with Kirby Cox & Associates, says the answer depends entirely on the home’s location and your lifestyle priorities.
A crash course in Calgary bridges
Most Calgarians probably don’t stop to think about the city’s bridges every time they cross over them by car, by bike or on foot. However, many of these important structures have interesting backstories or architectural designs that make them special. (more…)
Brooke Barrett found the right home for her lifestyle, beside her “own private little library,” in Marda Loop
After renting a small condo in a boutique building in Bankview for six years, Brooke Barrett was ready to take the plunge into homeownership. As a lawyer, she works long hours and wanted to find a maintenance-free home, close to a bevy of walkable amenities, including a library. Staying in the inner-city was also top of mind. She checked out townhomes and condos in Kensington and West Hillhurst, and considered the East Village, but in the end, she decided to make Marda Loop home, purchasing a new condo in the heart of the action on 33rd Avenue.