Calgary, Alberta, Canada
February 1, 2003

Captions by Carole Moran

February 1, 2003, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Overlooking downtown in a southwesterly direction from Crescent Heights Hill, you can see the marvelous Rocky Mountains in the background

Looking directly south at the cityscape, the tallest building (on the left) is one of the Petro-Canada Centre twin towers, the 2nd tallest building (on the right) is the Canterra Tower home to many prestigious law firms and used often as a backdrop when filming in Calgary

Atop Crescent Heights Hill, a newly renovated heritage home

View south to downtown from Centre Street Hill, you can see the Calgary Tower peering through the buildings. From this angle it looks tiny but in later photos reveal just how tall it really is.

Centre Street Bridge, the oldest bridge in Calgary, Chinatown sits at the base of this bridge.

A shot of the Calgary Tower from an empty lot in Victoria Park (home of the Calgary Stampede Grounds)

A view from Scotsman’s Hill looking towards downtown. From this angle you can really see the height of the Calgary Tower.

Again looking northwest from Scotsman’s hill towards downtown, a great place to take your dogs for a roam

Awesome picture of the skyline including the Saddledome which is situated on the Stampede Grounds. The Saddledome is home to the NHL Calgary Flames, WHL Hitmen, NLL (National Lacrosse League) Roughnecks. Many other events take place here throughout the year including ice skating exhibitions, curling, monster truck rallies, circus, music concerts and various charity events, just to name a few.

Stampede Park RaceTrack & Grandstand. The red & white tent is an agricultural complex and the shell like structure behind it is the Talisman Sports Centre, home of the Calgary Aquabelles Synchronized Swimming team

Our waitress at the James Joyce Irish Pub on Stephan Avenue

Inside the James Joyce Pub, a local cowboy sidled up to the bar.

Micah Gallery & Gift Shop on Stephen Avenue Mall. Native collectibles can be purchased here like the wooden Indians on guard at the door

Stephen Avenue Mall looking west, the tower on the left is “Bankers Hall East”

This is what it looks like to see the city from the top of the Calgary Tower. We are looking north & slightly west, the tallest tower on the right is the Petro-Canada Centre

Still from the Tower looking down and slightly east to the Olympic Plaza, frozen over in the winter time for some skating fun

Another shot from the tower, this time looking straight west, the CP Rail Line is just below and Banker’s Hall is to the right

Taken on Stephen Avenue, the Red Brick Building is know as the L.H. Doll building, the sandstone building to the left is the Thomson Block circa 1891. Behind these facades stands is the Regency Hyatt Hotel and the extension to the convention centre

The Famous Five commemorative statues at the southwest corner of Olympic Plaza. This represents the five women activists at the turn of the century in Alberta

Olympic Plaza, this was the height of celebration during the 1988 Winter Olympic Games. Medals were presented here during the Olympics to crowds of more than 100,000 each evening. Old City Hall appears in the background and the glass tower to the right is part of the new city hall

Looking back at the Petro-Canada Centre Twin Towers from Olympic Plaza

Calgary Tower through the trees, Jack Singer Concert Hall (part of the Performing Arts Centre) on the left is home the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

Skaters on Olympic Plaza ice rink

Skateboarders hangin’ out at the Plaza behind the Medal Podium

Old City Hall, built in the late 1800’s, the Mayor’s office is in this building

Entrance to the new city hall, named the Calgary Municipal Building. The Triangle Gallery to the right hosts many exhibits throughout the year including a local children’s art exhibit during the International Children’s Festival in May.

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