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History of East Village

The following content has been researched, verified, and compiled to be read and enjoyed by all those who have called —or will call— the East Village home, and to those with a curiosity about our neighbourhood's demolished, vanished, and colourful past founded by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company Land Department in 1884.

Behind every community and surrounding area are stories and histories. Too often they are unknown to developers or residents, or are unappreciated by them. What follows in this section of the EVNA website is an attempt to preserve in pictures, words, humour, and images some of the early historical heritage regarding East Calgary's, Section 15 (in railway terminology). 

Like the East Village itself, this website is still under construction.
Please be patient while we add content.

Chateau Rooms (St. Louise Apartments)

Our Vision

An inclusive, thriving, and vibrant East Village where all are welcome to live, learn, work, and play.


To encourage conversation and interaction to create a sense of belonging and ownership for all who live, work, and play in East Village.

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Mail: 610 8 Avenue S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 0M1