1912 warehouse to be renovated

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1912 warehouse to be renovated

Postby newsposter » Mon Apr 16, 2012 4:54 pm

Calgary's Biscuit Block to take on new life

By David Parker, For the Calgary Herald
April 13, 2012

In a city as young as Calgary it is becoming harder to find character red brick and wood beam office space but a building with a total of 57,000 square feet will be available for tenant improvements by summer of 2013 that is not only a heritage gem but boasts a great location.

Royop Development has completed the purchase of the four-storey Biscuit Block at the corner of 11th Avenue and Olympic Way and is adding another two floors of glass and steel, preserving the historic look while complementing it with a modern upper facade.

Read more (link fixed): http://www2.canada.com/calgaryherald/ip ... id=6452842

Link to real estate listing, etc. (link fixed):
http://www.cbre.ca/o/calgary/properties ... rview.aspx
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Postby newsposter » Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:28 am

Recently came across some renderings of the to-be renovated "Independent Biscuit" warehouse building. As referred to in the above posting from last spring. Click the link below and scroll down:

http://www.abugovkaspar.com/our_news/index-02.htm

Here is information on the historic building itself:

http://www.calgary.ca/PDA/LUPP/Pages/He ... urceId=327

http://2.beltline.ca/community/heritage ... -furniture
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Re: 1912 warehouse to be renovated

Postby newsposter » Fri Feb 07, 2014 4:13 pm

Here is what the "Biscuit Block" looks like as of winter 2014. Credit to Design-mind in the http://www.skyscraperpage.com forums for the photo.

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