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Encyclopedia > Inglewood, Calgary

Inglewood is a neighbourhood in central Calgary, Alberta, centered on 9th Avenue for several blocks east of the Elbow River. It is also a Business Revitalization Zone (BRZ). Inglewood has the distinction of being Calgary's oldest neighbourhood and it is immediately accross the river from Fort Calgary. The community was established in 1875 after the fort was built. Ninth Avenue (formerly Atlantic Avenue) was probably the first "main street" in the city. Today, the neighbourhood is among Calgary's most trendy shopping and arts districts. It also contains or is immeditaly to a number a tourist attractions including Fort Calgary Historic Park, the Calgary Zoo, and the historic Deane House. Since Inglewood is in an environmentally sensitive area at the confluence of the Elbow and the Bow rivers, it is also home to several nature preserves. These include the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, the Bow Habitat Station, and the Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery. {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Heart of the new west City of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Location. ... The Elbow River is a river located in southern Alberta, Canada. ... North-West Mounted Police, Fort Calgary, 1878 Fort Calgary was started in September, 1875 as Fort Brisebois by the North West Mounted Police on the forks of the Bow and Elbow rivers in what is now Calgary, Alberta. ... North-West Mounted Police, Fort Calgary, 1878 Fort Calgary was started in September, 1875 as Fort Brisebois by the North West Mounted Police on the forks of the Bow and Elbow rivers in what is now Calgary, Alberta. ... The Calgary Zoo is located in Calgary, Alberta. ... The Elbow River is a river located in southern Alberta, Canada. ... The Bow River is a river in the Canadian province of Alberta. ... Sam Livingston (4 February 1831 – 4 October 1897) came to Canada following an unsuccessful venture in the Californian gold rush of 1849, and eventually found his way to Jumping Pound, Alberta in 1873 where he opened a trading post. ...


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Inglewood, Calgary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (189 words)
Inglewood is a neighbourhood in central Calgary (in Alberta, Canada), centred on 9th Avenue SE for several blocks east of the Elbow River and downtown.
Inglewood has the distinction of being Calgary's oldest neighbourhood and it is immediately across the river from Fort Calgary.
Since Inglewood is in an environmentally sensitive area at the confluence of the Elbow and the Bow rivers, it is also home to several nature preserves.
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