PLACEMAKERS - Building Character: Restoring EV's Heritage Assets

On September 22, attend the fourth installment of the EV Speaker Series to gain new perspective on how Calgary’s character and historical charm is being renewed and reborn in East Village’s heritage buildings – and get a sneak peek inside the newly restored St. Louis Hotel.

  • Learn how placemaking creates thriving urban communities
  • Meet the people who have transformed East Village
  • See how CMLC's placemaking strategy is unfolding

Join CMLC and our special guests. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite here.
Doors open at 5:00pm. Program from 5:30 - 7:30pm.

SPEAKERS
CITY OF CALGARY – Clint Robertson
A Senior Planner for the City, Clint Robertson shares Calgary’s strategy for preserving and managing heritage assets.

NATIONAL MUSIC CENTRE – Chad Saunders
The NMC’s Director of Organizational Development and Special Projects talks about the iconic King Eddy Hotel – its legendary past, and its exciting future as part of Studio Bell.

MCKINLEY BURKART - Walker McKinley
Awarded the contract to help CMLC reimagine the Simmons Building, Walker McKinley takes us through the evolution of an old mattress factory into a popular community gathering place.

NYHOFF ARCHITECTURE – Mairi and Kevin Nyhoff
The architectural team behind the restoration of the St. Louis Hotel share how heritage buildings can be redesigned for modern functionality.

Panel discussion with all presenters to follow.