The Barnhart - Calgary, Alberta
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
N 51° 02.526 W 114° 04.678
11U E 704833 N 5658569
Quick Description: The Barnhart is an apartment block that was constructed in 1929 near downtown Calgary, Alberta.
Location: Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 10/24/2008 9:34:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM515V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoKs
Views: 8

Long Description:
Built during the late 1920s mini-boom. A feature article in the Albertan newspaper described the Barnhart as a “modern example of convenience, efficiency and comfort”. All suites were equipped with GE refrigerators and Hotpoint Hi-Speed Electric Ranges. They were lined up on the sidewalk for a publicity photo before being installed.

Address: 1121 6th Street SW
Start Date of Construction: spring 1929
Completion Date of Construction: Fall 1929
Architect: Major R.T. Perry
Architectural Style: Queen Anne English Tudor (or Art deco interpretaton of such)
Builder: Contractor C.E. Barnhart
Original Use: apartments
Historical Status: Provincially ‘registered’, municipal category C (1987), upgraded to A in 2005.
Type of Marker: Cultural

Sign Age: Historic Site or Building Marker

Parking: There are meters in front of the building

Placement agency: Alberta Culture

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