In the midst of the flooding, some news from the June 30 2013 Calgary Sun about the former Westbourne Baptist Church, which apparently was not severely impacted by flooding:http://www.calgarysun.com/2013/06/30/ca ... -its-roots
“The Stampede is getting a chance to re-focus and start off the second century with a game-changing program.”
Once a development permit is granted early next year, construction on the $100-million Youth Campus on the eastern edge of the land should commence in 2015, said (Warren) Connell.
It’ll be another venue for the Calgary Arts Academy, incorporating historical buildings such as the 103-year-old Victory Outreach Church, which will be fashioned into a small recital hall.
“It’s acoustically designed already laid out perfectly,” said Connell.
“It’s a unique way to bridge the past with the future.”