Can you identify in which city you’d find this streetscape?  (Hint: it’s not Vancouver.)

Answer below the fold.

It’s Calgary – in the 600-block of Eau Claire Avenue SW.    Clearly the impact of Vancouver design in the 1990s is evident – but the streetview image provides a less-pleasant context.


  1. Wow it certainly is jarring to see such a large surface lot downtown. How soon we forget. It was great of Vancouver to put these underground, starting with Pacific Centre.

    1. It’s good to know. I was going to say, the parking lot will see development in the due course of time. ……maybe sooner than later!

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