Shamrock Hotel fire

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Shamrock Hotel fire

Postby newsposter » Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:02 am

Several guests rescued, two hospitalized as fire hits old Shamrock Hotel
By Stephane Massinon, Calgary Herald
August 28, 2012 9:41 AM
Read more: http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Sever ... z24rAsleJG

CBC coverage:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/s ... -fire.html

CTV coverage:
http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/fire-breaks-o ... l-1.932891

A bit of history: Harry Sanders in his book Historic Walks of Calgary writes that the Shamrock was built in 1924, modernized and stuccoed over in 1948, and successive renovations have made it unrecognizable. It isn't on the City of Calgary heritage inventory.

Couple of recent news stories about the Shamrock:

Our Town: The Shamrock Hotel, 11th Street S.E., Calgary
By Swerve, Swerve
Read more: http://www.calgaryherald.com/life/Town+ ... z24rAdJUCw

History on tap
Dive into a rare pint of Calgary’s past
By Michael Platt, Calgary Sun
August 11, 2012
http://www.calgarysun.com/2012/08/12/history-on-tap
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