Jane's Walk - May 2 and 3

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Jane's Walk - May 2 and 3

Postby newsposter » Fri Feb 06, 2009 11:48 am

2nd ANNUAL JANE’S WALK IN CALGARY
MAY 2 & 3 2009

Jane’s Walk is a street-level celebration of Jane Jacobs’ legacy. Jane’s Walk combines the simple act of walking with personal observations, urban history and local lore as a means of knitting people together into strong and resourceful communities....


Learn more at this link:
http://www.thecalgaryfoundation.org/ne_ ... events.htm
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Postby newsposter » Tue Apr 07, 2009 12:14 pm

Click here to see the list of tours. More are being added, including a CHI tour of 17th Avenue at 10 am on Sunday morning.

http://www.janeswalk.net/participating_cities/calgary
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Postby newsposter » Thu Apr 30, 2009 11:50 am

Reminder of Jane's Walks this Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3. Many of the walks have some heritage content. For walk details go to:
http://www.janeswalk.net/participating_cities/calgary

Walk titles include:

- St. Andrews Heights
- An Experimental Urban Culture Walk
- Whispering Signs – Walkable Art in Brentwood
- Beyond Parkdale's Pathways - A Revitalization Journey
- Elbow River Walk
- Jane’s ‘yes, I see what you mean’ Walk
- Cliff Bungalow and Mission - A Multiplicity of Choice
:arrow: Calgary's Urban Avenue - 17th Ave SW (A Calgary Heritage Initiative Tour)
- Ramsay
- Neighbourhood Nodes
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Postby newsposter » Mon May 04, 2009 3:19 pm

Jane's Walks celebrate what makes city great
By Jason Markusoff, Calgary Herald, May 4, 2009 12:07 PM

On a beautiful spring Saturday, 24 Calgarians strolled along the Elbow River--and all the way back to 1923 --to what was then a charming green bathhouse.

The structure still stands by the pathway near 29th Avenue S. W., not used for any seedy purposes that the bathhouse name would suggest.

Rather, it was a change room and first-aid centre, or a "bathhouse" in 1920s parlance, serving the river's many bathers at one of the city's premier swimming holes.

It also served as historian John Gilpin's starting point Saturday for a Jane's Walk, one of 10 around Calgary this weekend...

Full story:
http://www.calgaryherald.com/Jane+Walks ... story.html
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