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good one time visit

If you have nothing to do go to Eau Claire...great atmosphere and good restaurant around in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
born-bana
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Calgary, Canada
A nice landmark for navigating in the area, but not much else going for this one

Had they preserved this smoke stack as a nitty gritty industrial structure, it might have had some... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
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4 weeks ago
“good one time visit”
13 Oct 2018
“A nice landmark for navigating in the area, but not much else going for this one”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have nothing to do go to Eau Claire...great atmosphere and good restaurant around in the heart of downtown

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank born-bana
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Had they preserved this smoke stack as a nitty gritty industrial structure, it might have had some merit historically. But each brick has been cleaned to within an inch of its life, and to keep it waterproof, they've added the silliest of ornaments on top...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 18 July 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 777SarahB777
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank KDM49
Reviewed 30 October 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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.

Date of experience: November 2016
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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.

Date of experience: May 2017
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