Complete Streets YYC

The City of Calgary approved the new Complete Streets guide in November 2014.  “The purpose of Complete Streets is to create more liveable neighbourhoods and to encourage people to travel by foot, bicycle and transit. Complete Streets will improve both...
The Case for Density

The Case for Density

Increasing density in the inner-city is a strong theme in Calgary’s MDP and Mayor Nenshi’s vision for Calgary’s future.Without self-enforcing borders (like Vancouver’s mountains, or Toronto’s lakefront), Calgary continues to grow out into...
A Little Guerilla Urbanism – Public Art & Music

A Little Guerilla Urbanism – Public Art & Music

The Dobbin Group is proud to have supported another public art installation at the 2014 Sun & Salsa Festival in Kensington. Paint and supplies were sponsored for the painting of the piano that now sits at the entrance to Container Bar and remains available for...

Dobbin Group Building Featured in Swerve Article

Several of our iconic buildings, and our ‘Starbucks Patio’ were featured recently in a Swerve Magazine article about Kensington. We are proud to have such beautiful heritage buildings amongst our properties and we look forward to seeing you ‘out...

Big Changes are Coming to Kensington!

A Kensington Streetscape Revitalization Project Update The Kensington Business Revitalization Zone successfully lobbied the City of Calgary last year to have 2012-2013 surplus parking revenues designated for a Public Realm Improvement project to redesign and replace...