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Old Posted Apr 6, 2017, 2:55 AM
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Edmonton - The transformation

Edmonton is likely not well known to you and often is under the radar...that is about to change.

Enjoy

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Our main street, Jasper Avenue































City Hall and the CBD











































Ice District






Our newest 43 storey luxury condo, Encore.






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Old Posted Apr 6, 2017, 4:01 AM
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Sweet pics! Thank you.
May I add that the era of having something to prove be put to rest?
Edmonton is Edmonton. Not over or under any radar. Just is.
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Old Posted Apr 6, 2017, 6:54 AM
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Looks modern, awesome man.
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Thanks for the tour!
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Quite a makeover you guys are getting.
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Edmonton is likely not well known to you and often is under the radar...that is about to change.

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Great tour Ian, man I love this picture. The JW Marriott and Stantec Tower glass looks amazing, hard to believe that they are only up 30-35% of the way
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Old Posted Apr 6, 2017, 3:38 PM
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Excellent tour Cold.....Edmonton is sure finding its legs.

And much much more to come downtown in the next couple of years!
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Great photo tour Ian, thanks!
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Great photos.
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I have been to Edmonton in 2009 and I thought it was a pretty city, however Jasper Avenue needs to be more pedestrian friendly. it currently feels like walking on a highway when you walk up and down the footpaths there.
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I have been to Edmonton in 2009 and I thought it was a pretty city, however Jasper Avenue needs to be more pedestrian friendly. it currently feels like walking on a highway when you walk up and down the footpaths there.
No kidding! It's all being redone in the next few years. It'll be much better.
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Nice pictures. No, Edmonton is not well-known to me, but that may change indeed. I've thought about a trip to Edmonton to see the Flyers play there, and now with Rogers Place, it makes things easier. Why Edmonton? Because only a diehard fan would go see their team play there.
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Please do and i'd be happy to join you for that game.
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Edmonton is emerging as a truly great city, with a downtown seeing no shortage of renewal. Developers and business leaders are demonstrating great vision downtown.
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