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    The whole project can be easily saved with a...

    The whole project can be easily saved with a simple rebranding.

    It shall henceforth be known as the Nouveau Brutalism Museum.
    Presented by the Brick
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    Best Skyline Photos of Edmonton

    Hey,

    I'm looking for some of the best high resolution images of the downtown Edmonton skyline. Ideally, the image would be within the last year and include the river valley and bridges in the...
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    I think I understand the chart: If "the City...

    I think I understand the chart: If "the City estimates that the Capital City Downtown CRL will generate sufficient revenue over its 20 year life to fund approximately $500 million in new...
  4. Sticky: ^George Carlin?

    ^George Carlin?
  5. If you look at the tentative schedule, Edmonton...

    If you look at the tentative schedule, Edmonton is slated to host the opening match, which is one of the most watched games in the tournament. To put it in perspective, the last five cities to host...
  6. Thread: Property Taxes

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    I think that you might want to focus on reading...

    i think you might want to look at the map/data a bit more analytically. :)

    while there is some benefit from higher residential density, almost all of the really higher revenue generation shown is...
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    Today on twitter, Ms. Stolte posted this article...

    Today on twitter, Ms. Stolte posted this article that visualizes the revenue generated by each neighbouhood in Dallas.

    The key takeaway from the data was that "higher density generates more...
  8. From what I heard, its reopening after some...

    From what I heard, its reopening after some renovations and maybe a rebranding. Notice that there are some events on its Facebook page scheduled after the closing date. I don't think it's ever been...
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    Exciting news for the Edmonton soccer...

    Exciting news for the Edmonton soccer community... 17 year old Edmontonian Alphonso Davies transferred from Vancouver Whitecaps to Bayern Munich for an amount expected over $20 million. The biggest...
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    The cancellation of the Cineplex isn't the worst...

    The cancellation of the Cineplex isn't the worst given all the stuff that is going up. Hopefully this will encourage more substantial renovations at the Landmark.

    On a related note, its becoming...
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    The closure of Sobey's a few years ago was a huge...

    The closure of Sobey's a few years ago was a huge loss and inconvenience for those of us that live downtown. The absence of a proper grocery store in walking distance is currently the toughest...
  12. There are several large developments that have...

    Citation? As that doesn't jive with the Census results.[/QUOTE]

    There are several large developments that have opened with residents move in since the census, including the Fox Towers, Ultima,...
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    Awesome. This is the type of development that...

    Awesome. This is the type of development that proceeds when commitments to vital infrastructure like the WLRT are made.
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    Sticky: Ok you're all correct - I don't know what I was...

    Ok you're all correct - I don't know what I was thinking of. I don't think that the 52 has ever been the quickest way for me to get down there the times when I've looked on Google Maps. However, it...
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    Sticky: ^^^^Have you ever taken route 52? It crosses...

    ^^^^Have you ever taken route 52? It crosses Whyte Ave at 99 street. Not many reasons to head over there as most things are happening 103-109th. Also, in winter, no one wants to spend a long time...
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    Sticky: That's a good first step but it could be better....

    That's a good first step but it could be better. I live on Jasper and 105 street and there is no reasonable way to get to Whyte Ave quickly. Jasper and Whyte are our main streets, and they should be...
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    As a side note, the BMO building had potential to...

    As a side note, the BMO building had potential to be a lot more interesting if it wasn't a bank. The big opening in the middle, the high ceilings, and the interior balconies make for a pretty cool...
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    Fifth biggest city is great, adds more...

    Fifth biggest city is great, adds more credibility.

    Edmonton surpasses Calgary in population in... 2023?
  19. Yeah, many of these lists are quite arbitrary....

    Yeah, many of these lists are quite arbitrary. It's unbelievable, for example, for Dubai to be in any top 10 city list that doesn't just rate on height and quality of a city's skyscrapers.

    That...
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    Awesome!
  21. I believe its finished but they're waiting until...

    I believe its finished but they're waiting until after the election to open it.

    The funicular is a great addition for those with mobility issues. Also, it will serve to connect downtown with the...
  22. I saw a great presentation last night from the...

    I saw a great presentation last night from the city's chief economist John Rose. He was saying that the employment rate was going up mostly because of an increase of supply of workers into the...
  23. ^^ Exactly, there are lots of parking options...

    ^^ Exactly, there are lots of parking options that aren't on the street including the parking for the Edmonton Queen (which is not being used because of the City's inability to provide the investor...
  24. Checked out the beach and river yesterday. It was...

    Checked out the beach and river yesterday. It was simply amazing, there were hundreds of people flooding down.

    The city needs to find a way to prioritize this as a permanent installment. Even if...
  25. Towers looking great. It seems like the...

    Towers looking great.

    It seems like the Marriott is catching up to Stantec now that they've moved on to the next part of tower. I wonder if it will have the opportunity to be the tallest for a...
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