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Encyclopedia > McKenzie Towne, Calgary
Location of McKenzie Towne in Calgary

McKenzie Towne is a neighbourhood in the southeast corner of Calgary, Alberta built by Carma Developers LP. The community is bordered on the west by Deerfoot Trail and on the south by Highway 22X. McKenzie Towne was designed to reflect a small town, complete with small malls, town houses, quaint churches, and traditional architecture. The neighbourhood is divided into four distinct areas: Inverness, Elgin, Prestwick, and High Street. Each of the three residential areas of Mckenzie towne offer a different architectural style. Elgin features six styles of architecture designed to reflect Europe. English Cottage, Greek Revival, English Tudor, French Eclectic, Italianate, and English Arts & Crafts. Prestwick follows four styles: Queen Anne (Victorian), Georgian, Craftsman, and National. High Street is the commercial area. It features a strip mall with many small business start ups, but is complemented with big city business and a major grocery store. Image File history File links Dot-yellow. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (960x1192, 791 KB) [edit] Summary [edit] Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Glenmore Reservoir Bowness, Alberta Kensington, Calgary Inglewood, Calgary McKenzie Lake, Calgary Foothills Medical Centre... Calgary is the largest city in the province of Alberta, Canada. ... Calgary is the largest city in the province of Alberta, Canada. ... Motto: Fortis et liber (Latin: Strong and free) Official languages English (see below) Flower   Wild rose Tree Lodgepole Pine Bird Great Horned Owl Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant-Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ed Stelmach (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 28 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total... Deerfoot Trail is a freeway section of Alberta Highway 2 in Calgary, Alberta. ... Alberta Highway 22X is a highway in Alberta, Canada. ... The Parthenon on top of the Acropolis, Athens, Greece Architecture (from Latin, architectura and ultimately from Greek, αρχιτεκτων, a master builder, from αρχι- chief, leader and τεκτων, builder, carpenter) is the art and science of designing buildings and structures. ... World map showing Europe A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. ... Personal residence of Catherine the Great Greek Revival was a style of classical architecture which became fashionable in Europe in the 18th century, and in the United Kingdom and United States in the early 19th century. ... Artichoke wallpaper, by John Henry Dearle for William Morris & Co. ... Craftsman-style bungalow in San Diego, California The American Craftsman Style or the American Arts and Crafts Movement is an American domestic architectural and interior design style popular from the 1900s to the early 1930s. ... Example of a small strip mall. A strip mall (also called a plaza) is a shopping center where the stores are arranged in a row, with a sidewalk in front. ...


Mckenzie Towne boasts many recreational features, including: a town hall; a network of paved pathways and greenspaces; a fountain and waterpark; and numerous ponds.


In 2006, the Calgary Catholic School District opened St. Albert The Great Elementary/Junior High school in the community. The Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD) is the Catholic separate school board in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ... Albertus is also the name of a typeface. ...


McKenzie Towne had a population of 10,092 (2006).


External links

  • Local McKenzie Towne Community web site profile


 
 

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