East Village is booming. People are living in and
enjoying their new homes. Restaurants are open
and flourishing and ongoing events are drawing
enthusiastic crowds. Plans and construction are well
underway for additional components in the vibrant
Restoration of the historic Simmons Building has
turned this heritage red brick former factory into an
exciting culinary destination along the newly
redeveloped RiverWalk. Check out Charbar, Sidewalk
Citizen Bakery, and Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters
when you’re in the neighbourhood.
Cross the water to the revitalized St. Patrick’s Island.
Within the island’s natural beauty you can enjoy a
host of great new amenities like playgrounds, picnic
areas, trails and pathways, meeting places and river
access for fabulous Bow River fishing.
The RiverWalk pathway is thriving, walk, jog, ride
along the Bow and you’ll meet like-minded Calgarians
and visitors enjoying the natural beauty of the river
and spectacular views of downtown Calgary.
Now, there’ll be more places to stay in East Village.
The new Hilton Garden Inn and a new ALT Hotel by
Le Germain, will bring even more vitality to an already
bustling street scene.
What will also add to the energy of East Village are
Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre and
the New Central Library.