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On this day 77 years ago, Edmonton's city council was considering a cap on the height of new buildings along Whyte Avenue.
Dec. 7, 2022
On this day 38 years ago, details were coming out about how close Edmonton came to losing the iconic Birks Building.
Nov. 30, 2022
On this day 43 years ago, Edmonton was again debating whether to build a convention centre, which at least one letter writer was very much in favour of.
Nov. 2, 2022
On this day 67 years ago, Edmonton was the centre of Alberta's Golden Jubilee celebrations.
Sept. 7, 2022
On this day 108 years ago, the newly renovated Hotel Cecil was advertising itself as an inviting spot for "Edmonton's particular people" on the city's west end.
June 15, 2022
On this day 55 years ago, the McDougall Memorial Church was deemed one of downtown's rare historic buildings worth protecting.
June 1, 2022
On this day in 1909, Edmonton's city council was looking for a site for its first library. While the library was established in 1913, it would take another 14 years for it to find a permanent home.
May 4, 2022
On this day 117 years ago, some of the new arrivals at Immigration Hall were saying the building was starting to show its age.
April 20, 2022
On this day in 1978, Edmonton's city council was considering a plea from the Edmonton Voters Association to save the rail station at 109 Street and Jasper Avenue from demolition.
March 16, 2022