Historic Heath Block up for sale

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Historic Heath Block up for sale

Postby Bob van Wegen » Sun May 28, 2006 10:57 am

Heath Block up for sale (July 30, 2007)
Last updated Jan 30 2008 - see bottom post for more.

The Heath Block is at 615 15th Avenue SW. Originally the high-end tailor shop of Fred Heath, the first floor was converted to residential around 1930. The newspaper photo below is from a 'grand opening' advertising feature in the Calgary Daily Herald, August 24, 1912.

References on the Heath Block courtesy Harry Sanders:
Calgary News-Telegram, 8 Aug. 1912
Calgary Daily Herald, 10 Aug. 1912.
Calgary Daily Herald, 24 Aug. 1912

Other information: Heath's partner for a time was Robert Harold (R.H. Williams), who set up his own ladies ready-to-wear store in 1921. In 1928 he built his own store a block east at the corner of 15th Avenue and 4th Street, which remained an R.H. Williams store until the late 1990s. Now the Haycock Chiropractic Clinic. Source: Harry Sanders Historic Walks of Calgary, p. 246.

Link to the listing and current photos:
http://www.remaxcentral.ab.ca/cgi-bin/r ... altorinfo=

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Postby newsposter » Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:38 am

Heath Block still for sale. There is presently an application in to the City to add office uses, which is common for historic buildings in the Beltline.


(note Oct 16, 2008 going to Calgary Planning Commission)
http://www.calgary.ca/docgallery/BU/dba ... 7_0145.pdf
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Postby newsposter » Thu Nov 05, 2009 10:39 am

The change of use noted above, to allow office, did pass. The Heath block is again up for sale as of November 2009.

Here it the listing, btw: http://www.hometohomecalgary.com/reproperty/C3398746
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