The Simmons Building has been a mattress factory, symbol of city prosperity and beacon in the ever-changing landscape of East Village. Soon, it'll be one of the great gathering places in the city.
CMLC, the master developer of East Village, has begun asking potential lessees of the handsome hundred-year-old building for Expressions of Interest - ideas of how The Simmons Building could become a great public space for Calgarians. "The Simmons Building could be many things," says CMLC's Susan Veres, senior manager of marketing and communications. "We've often looked around this space wondering if it should one day be a pub, a great restaurant, or something we haven't even thought of.