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Inquiry: Old CBC property at 1724 Memorial Dr NW

Nostromos

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So we have been looking at property in the area and I the last I heard was CBC was trying to sell the property but no takers as of yet. This is the latest news article I can find
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/cbc-calgary-building-sale-community-concerns-1.3852835


As far as I can tell there have been no re-zoning applications or development permits when I check the city website. However I spoke to some people in the neighbourhood and they seem to think some sort of 3 story development like The Henry further down mthe street at approx 3000 Parkdale Bv.

I could find anything to back this up, does anyone know anything more or could suggest where I might look?

Thanks so much.
 

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I'd be really surprised to see something like The Henry go in there, I'd think you'd get something more like the Truman proposal for the Kensington Legion site.
 

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Last title change on the CBC parcel was in 1960 when they bought it for $45,000.
 

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As someone who lives in the area I think it is a mostly reasonable proposal. Personally I don't think having another laneway entrance/exit to 16th is appropriate at an already busy intersection (but the alternative is more traffic on Broadview). Also the density is a bit higher than allowed under the existing ARP and should be brought in line. My two cents.
 

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As someone who lives in the area I think it is a mostly reasonable proposal. Personally I don't think having another laneway entrance/exit to 16th is appropriate at an already busy intersection (but the alternative is more traffic on Broadview). Also the density is a bit higher than allowed under the existing ARP and should be brought in line. My two cents.
Thanks for the input @Nostromos

There's some discussion on this project in this thread if you're interested.
https://calgary.skyrisecities.com/forum/threads/calgary-westmount-development-m-s-anthem.28671/
 

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