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  1. Mattyeg

    Jasper House | 108m | ?s | TBD Architecture

    Multiple parking entrances cross the “just installed” bike lanes on the promenade side. I don’t know how you even consider parking crossing a side walk on what should be our destination Main Street. And yes I am aware that this happens elsewhere, but if we have the chance to avoid it…
  2. Mattyeg

    Blatchford Development | City of Edmonton

    As someone gets too dizzy spinning in circles patting their own back it’s easy to miss the point. There is ABSOLUTELY no point in me even attempting to explain when other posters have put it much better than I ever could and you’ve made it clear you are not open to any ideas that don’t provide...
  3. Mattyeg

    Blatchford Development | City of Edmonton

    wanton ignorance.
  4. Mattyeg

    Edmonton | The Vermillion | ?m | 6s | Red Leaf | Brian Allsopp

    I don’t remember, but didn’t they buy it for 5? And wasn’t it already a shell of a building at that point. I could be way off here though...
  5. Mattyeg

    Canada Soccer

    Third sounds about right for the race for top 2 lol. Too soon?
  6. Mattyeg

    Edmonton International Airport (EIA/YEG)

    Condor!? Oops…2023 https://globalnews.ca/news/9009168/edmonton-direct-flight-frankfurt-germany/amp/
  7. Mattyeg

    Blatchford Development | City of Edmonton

    I’m not sure how superfluous stats are going to further the conversation. It is quite obvious that there hasn’t been a lot of construction in Blatchford. What’s also clear is that there are two competing viewpoints on Blatchford. For some Blatchford is a work in progress worth the time and cost...
  8. Mattyeg

    Edmonton summer festivals

    Just my observation, and definitely not based on actual numbers, but city attractions and festivals seem to be very popular and well attended this year. Parking lots of the zoo and fort Edmonton are extremely full every day of the week. That being said, with the tents almost all up for Heritage...
  9. Mattyeg

    Edmonton | 124 Westmount | ?m | 2s | Beljan Development | Dub Architects

    Can someone put this where it’s supposed to go? (If it has its own thread lol) 109 and 124st
  10. Mattyeg

    Jasper House | 108m | ?s | TBD Architecture

    I don’t understand how the same people that praise Symphony tower can shit on this one when we don’t even have a finalized rendering. Symphony also has an extremely different front and back and is a hodgepodged stucco mess. I’m assuming that this low res early rendering is not doing a good job...
  11. Mattyeg

    Edmonton | Oliver Crossing | 21m | 7s

    I don’t know why I’ve been taking photos with my shitty old iPhone when my husband has an iPhone 13 lol. What a difference!
  12. Mattyeg

    Edmonton | Glenora Park | 81.99m | 22s | ONE Properties | Wallman Architects

    There was a big crane there today, kind of looked like they were lifting trees up to the big terrace.
  13. Mattyeg

    Edmonton | Oliver Crossing | 21m | 7s

    This has been questioned a few times in this thread. Closest we got to an answer was this… According to Google, alley to sidewalk is about 50m. Similar or bigger than Icon I. So this is not a small lot. If it is city owned, you would think they would get rid of it once LRT is done.
  14. Mattyeg

    Miscellaneous

    Was this building connected by pedway to the other buildings and LRT? Maybe they’re just maintaining the underground connections?
  15. Mattyeg

    Edmonton | CNIB Redevelopment | 106m | 32s | ONE Properties | Wallman Architects

    I like that they are starting the white lines on the balcony. I thought maybe they had scrapped it and the balconies looked kind of shit with out it.
  16. Mattyeg

    Canada Soccer

    Large events like the olympics or the World Cup are known for cost overruns and negative legacies. In A tournament with as many host cities as 2026, depending on which teams Edmonton hosted, it would have had limited international exposure. But I think it would have been a positive for the...
  17. Mattyeg

    Canada Soccer

    “That proved to be a miscalculation that hurt Edmonton’s bid. FIFA is like the mafia — it isn’t used to having cities make demands of it like that. You don't hold them up at knife point and try to dictate terms to them, which is essentially what the Alberta government did. The fact that the...
  18. Mattyeg

    Canada Soccer

    Um, is the UCP’s ridiculous ask not 100% to blame here? They wanted three Canadian host cities but one of those cities was only going to be given provincial funding if given 5 very specific games leaving 5 games to be split between two much higher profile cities. STUPID. I don’t blame FIFA at...

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