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Calgary Tower

Identification

Calgary Tower
Husky Tower
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Structure in General

observation tower
existing [completed]
modernism

Usages

observation
restaurant

Facts

  • Tallest tower in Calgary for 15 years.
  • Opened as the Husky Tower (Husky Oil).
  • Walk up and it's going to take you 762 steps.
  • The tower pod's sides and bottom were repainted red and white, a change from the traditional yellow and orange-red, in 2004.
  • Construction started February 19, 1967, and the tower was officially opened on June 30, 1968.
  • Ever wonder how much the Calgary Tower weighs? 12,000 tons, give or take a few hundred tons!
  • This tower along with One Palliser Square was sold by Bentall Capital to KingSett Capital in March 2004.

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Location

101 9 Avenue SW
T2P 1J9
Palliser Square
Calgary
Alberta
Canada

Technical Data

626.02 ft
626.02 ft
5
1967
1968
2

Involved Companies

Tractel Ltd. Swingstage Div.
construction company, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, owner, property management, structural engineering

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • Revolving floor is present
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