CBC ARTICLE...."Seedy hotel transformed into nvrlnd — touring a new creative hub in Calgary
Image And Article By CBC's Drew Anderson

Image And Article By CBC's Drew Anderson

The smell of the chicken processing plant still wafts in from time to time and the train still rumbles by. But the garage next door is now a trendy microbrewery, the chicken plant is destined for the rubble heap and inside the former hotel — once dark in so many ways — are bright artist studios, renting for a reasonable price.

The artists behind the project cleaned, scraped, painted and sweated over the conversion from seedy hotel to a creative hub called nvrlnd on their own time and, at least at first, on their own dime....

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