Remediation efforts clear way for Edmonton's Blanchford development
As the first licensed airfield in Canada, Edmonton City Centre Airport was a point of pride for the city when it opened in 1929. By the time it officially closed for good in 2013, it had become a political nightmare. For years, the underused and aging site had been an anchor on the city’s downtown ambitions because of the height restrictions it imposed on buildings in the area. Yet the facility still held some value for smaller aircraft ...
Story by Joseph Caouette, Alberta Construction Magazine
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