August 1 - The Exciting Life + Times of the Barron Bldg.

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August 1 - The Exciting Life + Times of the Barron Bldg.

Postby newsposter » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:54 pm

One of the Historic Calgary Week events is a talk about the Barron building by writer and heritage advocate Irena Karshenbaum. For more about Historic Calgary Week, go to www.chinookcountry.org

Wednesday August 1
Noon - 1 pm
The Exciting Life and Times of the Barron Building.

In the late 1940s, oil workers from Texas and Oklahoma began moving to Calgary. They wanted the black gold wealth that was flowing at Leduc. As there was virtually no office space, Calgary lawyer J.B. Barron decided to change this. In 1951 the Barron Building and Uptown Theatre were completed and Calgary would never be the same! Writer Irena Karshenbaum shares why this important site is so valuable to our city's colourful history.

At Central United Church, 131 - 7th Avenue SW.
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Postby newsposter » Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:32 pm

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