is the largest city in Alberta
. In Calgary, there are 55 buildings that stand taller than 100 metres (328 ft). The tallest building in the city is the 53-storey
, Suncor Energy Centre
. The second-tallest building in the city is Eighth Avenue Place
I, standing at tall with 49 storeys. The tallest building in the province of Alberta is currently under construction in the city. When completed, The Bow
at will be the tallest building in Canada outside of Toronto.
Calgary's history of towers began with the Grain Exchange Building
(1910), the Fairmont Palliser Hotel
(1914), and the Elveden Centre
. Building construction remained slow in the city until the early 1970s. From 1970 to 1990, Calgary witnessed a major expansion of skyscraper and high-rise construction. Many of the city's office towers were completed during this period, such as the First Canadian Centre
and the Canterra Tower
office towers. A ten-year lull in building construction came after the expansion, though Calgary experienced a larger second building expansion beginning in in the late 90s and continuing into the present.
The tallest development that is under construction in Calgary is The Bow. At and 58 stories, the building is expected to become the tallest in the city and all of Western Canada
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