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Landmarks & Buildings Attractions & Entertainment

There’s no denying Albertans are good at building new things. Take a look the glittering downtowns of the big cities. The structures from the past tell stories of Alberta’s booms and busts. • Now you know: Sandstone was the building material of choice a century ago. Check it out in the Beaux Arts style provincial Legislature Building in Edmonton and throughout Calgary’s downtown. • Ask the pros: The Historical Society of Alberta makes sure nobody forgets the good old days and the stories behind heritage buildings. Check out their Alberta playlist, especially on Heritage Day in August. 
Landmark Buildings Calgary

The Bow, Calgary | @wakinguppains

Landmark Buildings Edmonton

Churchill Square, Edmonton | Edmonton Tourism


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Cronquist House

Red Deer, Alberta

Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society is responsible for the restoration and operation of the Cronquist House . Come and enjoy the unique ambiance of this beautifully restored 1912 Heritage Home in it's picturesque setting overlooking Bower Ponds in Waskasoo Park. The Cronquist House Tea House operates from May to September, offering light lunches and afternoon tea, from 11 am to 4 pm weekdays. The Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society has played a very significant role in the preservation and promotion of diverse cultural and ethnic traditions and in the preservation of two historic buildings in the community of Red Deer. It has contributed to a sense of community and pride in our city of Red Deer.

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St Paul's Presbyterian Church

Banff, Alberta
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This quaint little church was established in 1887 by Scottish railway workers who wanted to be able to worship at a Presbyterian church. It’s current location on Banff Avenue was built in 1930 using local stone. St. Paul’s continues its ministry more than a century later, offering Sunday services and hosting community events for locals and visitors alike.

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Edmonton City Hall

Edmonton, Alberta
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Designed as a gathering place for people, there is always something happening at City Hall. Council and Committee meetings take place year-round and are open to the public. There are also events, festivals and various activities happening in City Hall and Churchill Square. City Hall’s award-winning architecture was designed by local architect Gene Dub, combining the old with the new by incorporating some of the marble and granite from the old City Hall into the new building.

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Edmonton Attractions Pass

See more & save more with the purchase of an Edmonton Attractions Pass! Choose the Ultimate Pass, for one entry into each of the 12 participating Edmonton & area attractions, or select the U-pick Pass for entry to four participating attractions of your choice.

Expires: 2018-12-31
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Calgary Fall Getaway

Get ready for a fantastic getaway in the Heart of the New West! Enjoy the cooling temperatures and excellent colours of the mountains in Canmore and experience the fall festivities in Calgary.

Expires: 2018-12-31
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Best of Big E

This is a highlight tour of Edmonton available throughout the year. Come learn some of the stories from the characters and politics that have made this city a northern gem. 90 minutes duration.

Expires: 2019-09-21
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