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Additional buildings at risk

Postby Chris E » Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:37 pm

Sunnyside Grocery


Recently for sale as a "redevelopment opportunity"

Old Michaelangelos


Has been vacant for some time

Riverside Bungalow school


Recently put up for sale

Ramsay Design Centre


Marked as being partially "in the way" of the future SE LRT.

Chevra Kadisha Chapel

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Postby greenwood714 » Mon Jun 13, 2011 12:36 pm

Regarding the Riverside Bungalow:
I created a small movie showing a potential re-adaptation of the Riverside Bungalow for an UBST (451) course at the UofC. My group was tasked to develop a 'Area Revitalization Plan' for Bridgeland-Riverside, and after discussion with their community association, I learned that there were two issues that could be addressed at the same time. The first was the sale of the Bungalow (and community association wants to save it), and a lack of sports/recreation centre in the community.,-114.047745&spn=0.001357,0.004128&t=h&z=19

With the available land adjacent to the Bungalow, I thought why not turn the land (which has a couple soccer pitches, a parking lot, and a tot lot) into an indoor rec. centre? The Bungalow then can serve as the entrance and common area for users of the facility, complete with lockers, showers, washrooms, concession stands, etc.

Anyways, just an idea I thought I'd throw out there! Here's my SketchUp video:
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Postby Julius » Fri Feb 17, 2012 5:04 am

Is it that Riverside School that was one of three Calgary schools designated as a junior high? By no means, it shouldn't be demolished. I hope it has faced better destiny than it happened in 1966 during cell phone spy the fire.
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Postby greenwood714 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 9:47 am

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