Top Floor South Facing Loft in Inglewood
McGill Block, a historic building constructed in 1911 by A. A. Dick, a Titanic sinking survivor, also well known for his work on the Alexandra Hotel & later redeveloped by Jack Long, a pioneer in urban architecture. Enjoy the historic and architectural details that this iconic building has to offer. Featuring stunning views of east end of downtown to serve a backdrop to a unique live in loft or commercial space. Some of the highlights here include; 11 foot ceilings, large south facing windows, fir plank softwood flooring, a contemporary colour palette, 4 piece bathroom and a stylish kitchen with modern flat panel cabinetry, black appliances and a tiled backsplash. Also note additional storage, a parking stall & common laundry facilities. Atlantic Avenue, boasts great music venues, art galleries, antique shops, stylish restaurants & easy access to the Bow River, Calgary Zoo and the City Core.
Inglewood isn’t just one of Calgary’s favourite neighbourhoods, it was also named Canada’s greatest neighbourhood of 2014 by the Canadian Institute of Planners. Inglewood is also Calgary’s first established neighbourhood, developed in 1875 adjacent to Fort Calgary before being named “Inglewood” in 1911. Nestled amongst pockets of green space and repurposed industrial buildings, Inglewood is full of history. Situated just minutes from downtown along the Bow river with convenient access to major roads and highways. Well-supported by the city’s extensive pathways and efficient public transit system, commutes will be a breeze.
Inglewood is home to lush green space such as the bird sanctuary and historical Fort Calgary. Steps from your doorstep the Bow river and its pathway network offers quick access to a wonderful and unexpected breath of fresh air in an urban neighbourhood.
While the residential aspect of this area has been alive for decades, it is the culture that has really flourished in recent years.The quaint main street of 9th avenue is lined with unique retail, art galleries, boutique restaurants, and specialty grocers. These local and independent businesses have embraced the “Shop local, shop small” mantra which is wholeheartedly supported by local residents.
Inglewood is calm and inviting, despite a bustling mainstreet. There is a distinct sense of community and pride. The arts and culture scene is rich with local artists and the community plays host to several street festivals and events throughout the year such as The Calgary International Fringe Festival. During the holiday season, retailers create a winter wonderland complete with carol singers, free hot chocolate and parking, and beautiful window displays.
Choosing Inglewood as home will have you waking each day filled with excitement. With so much history to learn about and areas to explore, you’ll wish there were more hours in the day.