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21.

2008 
CYBER MAIDS

Parking Meter on the Corner of 8 Ave + 5 St SW

Calgary’s coin parking meters and meter-maid foot patrols go the way of the dodo bird, replaced by solar powered machines and GPS camera cars.

 

22.

2012 
DOG PARK IN THE SKY

Barron Building, Corner of 8 Ave + 5 St SW

Look-up – You’re standing in front of Calgary’s first sky­scraper. Following threats of demolition, the 1950s-era Barron Building is promised protected status in 2012 as a Provincial Historic Resource. In its heyday the building was home to Mobil Oil, the glamorous two story Uptown Theatre, and a residential penthouse complete with a rooftop garden for J.B. Barron’s dog Buster.