Famous Rooftops of Edmonton and Calgary

The skylines of both Calgary and Edmonton are iconic in their own right. Both cities are home to numerous recognizable buildings and landmarks that are regularly featured on postcards and calendars. Commercial roofing companies such as A. Clark Roofing & Siding LP. are integral to the continued care and maintenance of these iconic commercial roofs. Let’s take a look at some of the most famous rooftops you’ll find along the Calgary and Edmonton skylines.

No overview of Calgary’s skyline is complete without a mention of the Calgary Tower. Originally called the Husky Tower, the Calgary Tower was completed in 1968 and was, at the time, the tallest freestanding structure in North America. After the Calgary Tower, the next-most recognizable building in Calgary is the Scotiabank Saddledome. Known for its hyperbolic paraboloid roof, the Saddledome was built in 1983 and is located on the world-famous Stampede Grounds.

A more recent addition to Calgary’s skyline, the Bow building became an instant icon for its bow-like shape when it was completed in 2012. The 58-storey building was, at that time, the tallest building in Canada outside of Toronto. In 2017, however, the Bow was eclipsed in height by the 247-metre tall Brookfield Place, a full-block commercial development in the heart of downtown.

Moving on now to Edmonton, where one of the city’s most iconic buildings is also one of its oldest. The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, known locally as The Mac, was originally built by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway and completed in 1915. Another of Edmonton’s most iconic buildings, Rogers Place, is also one of its newest. The home of the Edmonton Oilers, this multi-use indoor arena was officially opened in September 2016.

Like Calgary, Edmonton also has its share of tall skyscrapers. Two of Edmonton’s tallest buildings are Edmonton House and Epcor Tower. When Edmonton House was completed in 1971, the 45-storey building was the second-tallest in the city. Today, it functions as an apartment building. From 2011 to 2017, the tallest building in Edmonton was Epcor Tower, an office building located in downtown. The building’s total height is enhanced by its two recognizable spires, which are themselves capped by four flagpoles each.

Commercial Roofing Contractors in Edmonton

Though the Edmonton and Sherwood Park Roofing contractors at A. Clark Roofing & Siding LP. don’t service the buildings discussed above, we do provide commercial roofing services throughout the greater Calgary and Edmonton areas. Our Edmonton roofers have ample experience with commercial roof installations, repairs, and maintenance. Some of the top commercial roofing jobs that we perform annually include:

– Re-roofing

– Rooftop snow removal

– Flat roofs and low-slope roofing

– Roof maintenance

– Roof inspections

– General repairs

– Spot patching

– Rustproofing and weatherproofing

– Enhancing the energy-efficiency of commercial roofs

If you’re looking for commercial roofers in Edmonton for roof repair or any other commercial roofing services, then you’ve come to the right place. Contact A. Clark Roofing & Siding LP. today to tell us about your roofing needs.

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