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A piece of the industrial past

A controversial landmark that many dismiss but it is always good to have structural reminders of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sarah B
Guildford, United Kingdom
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It's a smoke stack

This smoke stack is a smoke stack. Or rather, it was a smoke stack. Now it's just a bunch of... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A controversial landmark that many dismiss but it is always good to have structural reminders of our heritage Certainly to be included in any walking tour of the area for visitors

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Don't waste your time searching this out. If you're in the area for shopping, dining, drinks or a run, and happen to pass by it, maybe take 10 seconds to read the plaque, go hmmph! and carry on with your day.

Thank Calgarypro
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This smoke stack is a smoke stack. Or rather, it was a smoke stack. Now it's just a bunch of bricks. It's quite stacky, but not very smokey. Can't wait to visit it again.

Thank KDM49
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The possibility that a downtown heritage structure could be moved to make way for redevelopment is raising concerns.

Thank KurryUp-Restaurant
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Nice area as a biking destination - can drive to loacality - park across the river in public parking on north side of Memorial Drive to the east of the Calgary Curling Club. The island park is great for walking, sitting, reading, having a picnic...More

Thank Don S
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Haven't been for a long time but it's good to see something old remain in Calgary> I have been told that the Eau Claire area is set for rejuvenation and hopefully this will be in this renovation.

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 24 September 2017

...if you are visiting Eau Claire you cannot miss the Smokestack. It is monumentally different and beautiful remainder of some old times at this very place.

Thank Vladimir K
Reviewed 25 May 2017

...a reminder of Calgary's industrial past. If you're walking by fast and not looking up, you can miss it. Makes for an interesting picture. Nice brick work! If you're coming down to Eau Claire, check it out, otherwise, don't waste your time.

Thank seetheworld2014
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Some say what is the point..well it reminds us of an era where there was industrial use of the land, the island itself was created during that period. the smoke stack served a lunber company as well as the bus barns. it makes one stop...More

Thank grassislander
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The original smokestack of Eau Claire lumber. Designated heritage site. A good place to meet up with friends.

Thank Pam1501
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