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Old Posted Apr 7, 2008, 9:22 PM
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CALGARY | Never Built Projects

Alberta Plaza


Bay Park Plaza


Eaton Centre


First Canadian Centre II


McIntyre Building


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Victoria Square



? (from the 90's)
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Edmonton and Calgary had some doosies that were scrapped....both skylines would be significantly different if they had come to pass.
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CtrlAltDel did a render of what Calgary's Skyline would have looked like if these were built. I'll try to find it.

Edit, here it is. The Bow is thrown in for reference.

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Ahh! I love all those buildings! What a loss none of them were built!
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FCC2 and Alberta Plaza would've been awesome to have in the skyline.
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The Alberta Plaza is my favorite. I think you could still build it with few changes.
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I love Alberta Plaza. It's a great design. I actually based some buildings on Sketch Up out of Alberta Plaza. What a loss.
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I like Alberta Plaza too.

Am I one of the only ones who has no love for FCC I and II?
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^Probably. FCC1 is one of the nicer buildings in Calgary.
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a couple more of McIntyre Plaza. I think it was going to be built on the block between 6 and 7 Avenues, and 3 and 4 streets SW. I think it was to be 75 floors.







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? (from the 90's)
These 2 towers were to go in on 8 Ave between 8 Street and 9 Street where the Torode office building is now going up. I think it was Bosa the Vancouver developer of Liberte and Marquis and a couple of other west end downtown Calgary buildings. I don't know what happened.
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Don't forget these

Singer City - 609.6m


Odessa - ?m
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Oh yeah, I forgot about that Singer one. It looks like a 600m Bromley.

those McIntyre renders are cool. Too bad that one didn't get built too.
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Didn't someone have a bunch more cancelled projects?
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Victoria Square is giant 80's fugly.
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Didn't someone have a bunch more cancelled projects?
RobD has a bunch. There should also be a thread buried somewhere in the Alberta subforum.
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RobD has a bunch. There should also be a thread buried somewhere in the Alberta subforum.
That thread is where I got the first few, maybe when I have more time I'll sift through that thread and post more.
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Greyhound Centre: was to begin construction spring 1970.
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Fuck... I'm pissed off that the James Short School was torn down to build a piece of shit like that. Glad we eventually got TCPL instead though.
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TCPL is definitely better than that would have been.
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